Thanksgiving Turkey Crafts for Kids

by Tonya Staab
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These turkey crafts for kids are perfect for fall and Thanksgiving celebrations including our pinecone turkey, handprint turkey, and more.

Thanksgiving turkey crafts

Pinecone turkey

pinecone turkey craft for kids
Adorable pinecone turkeys made by kids for Thanksgiving.

The twins made these pinecone turkeys at a military family craft event that we went to. They are so easy to make. All you need is glue, felt, googly eyes, feathers, and pinecones. Cut out the facial features and feet from the felt and attach everything to the pinecone with glue.

Handprint turkey art

handprint turkey art for kids
A handprint turkey made by painting a child’s hand.

These turkey handprints were turned into placemats for Thanksgiving lunches that parents were invited to attend at the twins school. Your kids will love making their own placemats for your family’s Thanksgiving dinner this year. You can take the finished art to an office supplies store such as Staples or Office Depot to be laminated so they can be wiped clean. Grandparents can take the art home with them after dinner.

Turkey ornaments

turkey ornaments filled with breakfast cereal
Turkey ornament craft filled with breakfast cereal.

Use holiday ornaments to make these turkey ornament crafts. Kids will love waking up on Thanksgiving morning to find one in their bowl filled with cereal. You can also fill them with yummy treats and gift them. You can find my instructions to make your own at 5 Minutes for Mom.

Turkey disguise ideas

Disguise a turkey idea including a pirate and a peacock.
Disguise a turkey as a pirate.

Kids are going to have so much fun making disguises for Tom the turkey who doesn’t want to be eaten for dinner. The twins’ turkey disguise ideas were a pirate and a peacock. What turkey disguise ideas can you and your kids come up with?

Turkey juice box wrapper

turkey juice box craft
Turkey juice box wrapper craft for kids.

These turkey juice box wrapper crafts are perfect for the kids’ Thanksgiving table or your fall parties this year. The kids can make the craft and then slide it over their favorite juice box.

Turkey jar craft

turkey jar craft filled with treats
A turkey jar craft for kids filled with yummy treats.

Aren’t these turkey jars so adorable? This is an easy craft for kids to make and they can be filled with their favorite treats like pudding or candy. Gift them to friends, or put them on the Thanksgiving table. They are great for fall celebrations too. You can find my instructions to make your own at Lady and the Blog.

Turkey paper plate craft

fall paper plate crafts for kids
Fall paper plate craft for kids to make including a turkey paper plate.

We have 6 fall paper plate crafts to make for fall including this turkey paper plate craft. Kids are going to love making all of these. You probably have lots of paper plates leftover from parties, and then all you need is paper and glue.

Handprint and footprint turkey art

Handprint and footprint turkey art for kids
Handprint and footprint turkey art to make with kids.

We should you a fun handprint turkey made by my kids when they were little. We also have fun handprint and footprint turkey art over at Kids Activities Blog. Aren’t they adorable?

Paper plate turkey craft

paper plate turkey craft
An adorable paper plate turkey for kids to make this Thanksgiving.

We already showed you one paper plate turkey craft above, but I’m showing you how to make this paper plate turkey over at Kids Activities Blog. The kids are going to love it!

Do you have more turkey craft ideas to add to our list? Leave a link or details in the comments below.

Are you looking for more fun turkey ideas for Thanksgiving? Check out our cute Thanksgiving turkey treats post too.

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