Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids: Gobble Gobble Hair Clips

How to Design Gobble Gobble Hair Clip

Are you ready for the holidays? Well, how about creating a turkey hair clip  as thanksgiving crafts to dress up your daughter, sister, niece or granddaughter. She will look so festive wearing a “Gobble Gobble” hair clip. Best of all kids can help making their own hair clips!


  • Glue gun or glue dots
  • Red and yellow felt
  • 3/8″ Grosgrain ribbon (Red, beige, green, orange, brown, yellow, etc)
  • 3/8″ Sheer red/yellow ribbon
  • Googly eyes
  • Scissors
  • Alligator clip

Check our Bowdabra store for the above supplies!


1. Gather all of your materials to begin making your turkey clip. Plug in your glue gun.

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2. Glue a piece of beige grosgrain ribbon along an alligator clip.

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3. Cut 2- 2” pieces of brown grosgrain ribbon.

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4. Take one of the brown pieces and glue the top to the inside of the clip. Take the end and place on a diagonal. Glue down. Take the second piece of brown ribbon and place on the opposite side. Glue down. Set aside.

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5. Cut 5- 3” pieces of colored grosgrain ribbon. I had fun using ribbon with polka dots, stripes and plain.

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6. Glue each piece together at the end.

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7. Next, glue each piece to the inside of the clip for the turkey’s feathers.

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8. Glue each googly eye onto the top of the clip.

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9. Cut out a yellow triangle for the turkey’s beak and glue below the eyes.

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10. Cut a red shape for the snood. Glue on top of the turkey’s beak.

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11. Repeat steps 2-10 to a pair of turkey clips. Happy Thanksgiving!,

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