Step 1: Flatten the coffee filter, then fold it in half. Continue folding it in half four more times.
Step 2: Dip just the tip of the folded coffee filter into one color of paint. Remove it quickly- if the paint is sufficiently diluted, it will travel quickly up the filter.
Step 8: Use a black pen to add eyes.
Aren't they adorable? I did this craft with my fourth and fifth graders every year. I taught over 400 kids and every single one of their turkeys looked different.