Adorable DIY Thanksgiving Pie Boxes
Send home those extra slices in these adorable DIY pie boxes. This easy Thanksgiving craft is perfect for making with kids. Dress up each festive box with turkey or pilgrim details and you've got a fun party favor that's sure to make them smile.
What You'll Need
- Pie box template
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- Cardstock in brown, black, yellow, orange and red
- Hot glue gun
- White glue
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- Miniature sized pom poms, brown (or black)
Step 1: Make the Box
Download and print the pie box template at two different sizes – the larger size will be the lid and the smaller size will be the pie box bottom. Here, the pie box template is printed out at 100% for the lid and 97% for the bottom. Trace the template onto brown card stock. Cut out and assemble with a hot glue gun.
Step 2: Add the Face
Use yellow card stock to cut out a triangular beak and red card stock to cut out the turkey's snood. Glue both the snood and the beak to the top of the pie box. To make the turkey's eyes, hot glue miniature brown pom poms onto larger white pom poms. Hot glue the eyes onto the pie box.
Step 3: Add the Details
To make the turkey's plumage or a pilgrim hat, download and print the
. For the plumage, trace the template onto red, orange and yellow card stock. Cut out and glue each of the colors one on top of the other using white glue. Then, hot glue the entire plumage onto the pie box as shown.
For the pilgrim hat, trace the template onto black card stock and cut out. Embellish the hat with a white strip of paper, followed by a yellow square and then again a white square. Fold the hat from the bottom just slightly to create a tab; hot glue the hat to the pie box from the tab.