Thanksgiving Day 2. Fold the thin card accordion style and
24 November glue one end to the centre of the
Programme Plan 3. To create eyes draw black circles on
the pom-poms with a marker pen.
Arrival – American/English Language Glue these to the circle of brown
Craft – Turkey Head Dress 4. Cut a beak and one feather from the
yellow card. Cut 2 wings, 2 feathers
Game – Turkey Hunt and the wattle from the terracotta
American/English Language 5. Glue the beak and wattle in place on
Equipment the circle and glue the circle to the
Cards with either the American word or other end of the pleated thin card
the English equivalent (Enough for one per 6. Glue the edge of the wings to the side
Brownie) of the headdress.
To Play 7. Measure the headdress around the
The Brownies pick a card at random. By head and glue the ends together.
talking to all the other Brownies they must 8. Finally glue the three feathers to the
find their match. inside of the headdress at the back.
Examples (Template for wings, feathers, etc
Sweets Candy attached)
Lift Elevator Turkey Hunt
Rubber Eraser (A fun game particularly if played while
Petrol Gasoline wearing your turkey headdress)
Purse Pocket Book
Handbag Purse Prepare pictures of a turkey family, Mum, Dad
Car Boot Trunk and two kids, one set for each six.( Use three
Pavement Sidewalk different sized pictures, large for Dad,
medium for Mum and small for the kids. Hide
the pictures around the room.
Each six picks one Brownie to be the Turkey
catcher and a chair is used as the Turkey pen
for each six.
Turkey Headdress Everyone can hunt for the turkey pictures but
Materials only the catcher can capture them, so if
Strong Brown Wrapping Paper 6” x24” another six member finds a turkey she must
3.5” diameter circle Brown Wrapping Paper stand by it making a turkey noise (Gobble
Thin card 5” x 1.5” Gobble) to attract the attention of the catcher
Yellow & Terracotta card who can come and capture the turkey and
2 small white pom-poms take it to the pen. When they have a full
Glue sticks family the six must sit in a circle around the
1. Fold the 24”x62 paper in half
lengthwise and glue the edges