Thanksgiving Mods Make Your Minecraft World Festive

No Minecraft turkey? Don't let that stop you from adding Thanksgiving charm

You've probably seen the various tips on how to spruce your world up for Halloween. Well, it’s time to tear down the cobwebs and gather your blocky family for Thanksgiving! Here are some cool ways to Make your Minecraft world THanksgiving ready. Let’s bust out the pumpkin pie and dig in!

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What's Thanksgiving Without Turkeys?

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A Minecraft Turkey.

The only bird in Minecraft is a chicken. That means you're a little limited to what you can decorate your world with that would resemble a turkey! You do have some options, though.

The ingredients needed to making a turkey in Minecraft are an Armor Stand, a Dark Oak Wood Plank, a Leather Tunic, a Lever, three Oak Wood Stairs, and an Oak Wood Block. It's not perfect, but it will suffice.

Let these decorative turkeys take your world over with a great bit of influence. They can make any bland world feel a little bit more lively in a very big way. Even Herobrine would love these! They’re not too big, they’re not too small. They’re just the perfect size! Skip down to the end of the article to find out how to build these turkeys!

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Set the Table for Thanksgiving Dinner

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A Minecraft Thanksgiving Dinner!.

You can’t have a Minecraft Thanksgiving without your very own turkey! This turkey is made the exact same as the turkeys mentioned about (directions are at the end of the article). The only different things are the feathers on the turkey’s back are now removed and a lighter block is used to give the impression it has been cooked.

The Armor Stand is also being hidden by the table, allowing for the arms of the Leather Tunic to clip through the block and appear as if it has wings, still.

Although this does not have to do with Redstone, placing Weighted Pressure Plates (Heavy) gives the appearance that you guests will have plates to eat on. The Villagers would love to have dinner with you!

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Add some History with a Replica of the Mayflower

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The Mayflower re-made in Minecraft!.

This build can be done in many different ways. You can make it smaller or you can make it much larger. This ship will be a great addition to your world. Whether the ship is on land or in the ocean, people will surely stop and stare to look at your beautiful build.

The items used to create this Mayflower build were regular Wool, Ladders (to climb up to the crow’s nest, Oak Wood Planks, Spruce Wood Planks, Oak Fences and Wooden Trap Doors.

You can make your ship various different colors, add your own touches and much more. If you’re building something of this magnitude, have fun with it!

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How to Build a Turkey in Minecraft

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Building a Minecraft Turkey!.

To build a turkey in Minecraft:

  1. Place an Armor Stand on the ground.
  2. Equip the Armor Stand with a Leather Tunic.
  3. Then, directly behind the torso of the Armor Stand, build a two high wall using Oak Wood Planks.
  4. Remove the bottom block, leaving one block floating.
  5. Place Oak Wood Stairs facing in each direction to act as feathers for the turkey.
  6. Place the Oak Wood Stair on the top facing the armor stand.
  7. Build a structure up into the air and place a Piston upside down.
  8. Place a Dark Oak Wood Plank under the Piston and then extend the Piston.
  9. The Dark Oak Wood Plank should be placed where the torso is, letting the sides of the torso appear as if they are wings.
  10. Destroy the Piston and all surrounding blocks you’ve added not associated with the turkey build.
  11. Place a Lever on the front of the block, acting like a head.
  12. If your structure matches the first picture, you’ve build it correctly.

Serving Your Minecraft Turkey

Making the Thanksgiving Dinner is nearly the same exact process. You just need to make a few alterations so the turkey appears to be on a table, set for dinner, and so that it looks like it's been cooked.

  1. Instead of using a Dark Oak Wood Plank, we’ll be using Jungle Wood Planks to give it the cooked look.
  2. Remove the feathers in the back and you’ve got a dinner!
  3. Place a table around your creation to hide the Armor Stand and decorate the table with Weighted Pressure Plates (Heavy) to add dinner plates.

Enjoy Thanksgiving In Your Minecraft World

With these builds in mind, have fun with what you’re creating. Whether it be changing these ideas given to you, or copying them to an exact recreation, enjoy it. These should make your world much more lively come Thanksgiving and should hopefully put a smile on everybody’s face that sees it. Happy Thanksgiving!