Turkey Crafts for Kids – Wonderful Art and Craft Ideas for Fall and Thanksgiving

Fall and turkey go hand in hand, so this not-so-little birdie makes a perfect crafting subject right about now.

Explore these easy turkey crafts for kids, you’ll find lots of ideas for projects to make with things you already have at home as well as many fun printable craft templates.

Lots of Super Fun Turkey Crafts for Kids

I’ve put together a fun list of turkey crafts for kids – super simple projects preschoolers and kids in kindergarten can easily master as well as some more demanding crafts for older kids.

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Fall is the best time to be making turkey crafts with kids, from super easy projects you can do with your toddler, to fun classroom-friendly ideas for preschool and kindergarten, you will find them all.

Most of the turkey art and crafts ideas here are quick to make and mostly use material you probably already have at home – perfect for a quick crafting session.

Turkey Crafts Template

Paper Strips Turkey Craft for Kids

Making turkeys with construction paper strips sure is fun, and it makes for the most wonderful display for a bulletin board in the classroom. And this one comes with a template to color in – perfect for younger kids that aren’t yet too friendly with scissors.

Grab the turkey craft template and see how we made this one. 

Turkey in Disguise Project

One of the most fun turkey activities for kids to make is the disguise a turkey project. Task your kids to make a unique and fun disguise for their little turkey.

Get the turkey in disguise printable template.

Turkey Leaf Craft Template

The same template can also be used to make a fun looking leaf turkey. Pretty cool eh? Go out on a leaf hunt with your kids or class, gather as much colors as possible and let the fun turkey time begin.

See how we made ours and grab the template.

Put on a Show with These Printable Puppets

Printable Turkey Puppets Craft for Kids

Put on a show with these amazingly fun and easy to make turkey puppets. There’s one template to color in and one that is already colored in. Sounds like fun? It sure is!

Grab the turkey puppet templates here.

Rocking Turkey

Transform a regular paper plate into a cool-looking turkey craft that wobbles left and right as you push it. Super fun!

See how to make the rocking paper plate turkey craft.

Handprint Turkey Craft

Handprint arts sure are fun, but we do love to take things a bit further – why not make the most adorable dinner table placeholder in the shape of a turkey? You’ll need some construction paper, paints and clothspins to make one and it will be the talk of the diner.

Check out the turkey hand print art.

Pine Cone Craft

Pinecone Turkey Thanksgiving Day Craft

There is an abundance of pine cones this time of the year so why not put one into good use and use it as a base for making this fun little craft.

See how we made this pinecone turkey.

Construction Paper Turkey Craft

Simple Paper Turkey Craft Idea

Turkey crafts for kids can come in all sizes… This one you can make super small or extra large to fit in the classroom as a magnificent decoration.

See how we made ours here

Clothespin Puppets

Clothespin Turkey Puppets Printable

If you have a couple of (preferably wooden) clothespins at hand, be sure to make these fun puppets. Kids adore them.

Check out our turkey clothespin puppets.

DIY Bookmarks

We love making DIY origami bookmarks, and a turkey shaped one just had to be added to our collection of turkey crafts for kids.

Printable Bookmark

Turkey Bookmarks

Just want a quick and fun printable bookmark?

We’ve got one turkey shapes one too!

More Turkey Crafts for Kids

1. Pinecone Turkey Craft – gather some materials when you’re taking a walk in the nature and make this lovely craft.

2. Paper Plate Turkey – as paper plate crafts are the best.

3. Make a turkey book – idea by B-inspired Mama.

4. Fine Motor Math Game – why not do some learning while you’re at it by Pre-K Pages

5. Toilet Paper Roll Turkey Craft – another wonderful idea – this time with a recycled note.

6. Adorable Hanprint Turkey Craft by Artsy Momma

7. Adorable Hanprint Turkey Craft by Glued to My Crafts

8. Bubble Wrap Creation – just make sure you don’t pop all the bubbles. Crafty Morning

9. Another wonderful paper plate turkey – as kids love paper plate crafts. I Heart Arts and Crafts

10. Styrofoam Craft – turn those cups into cute little turkeys. I Heart Crafty Things

Fall Turkey Crafts for Kids

11. Easy Cardboard Turkey Craft – perfect for preschoolers. Hello, Wonderful

12. Thanksgiving Napkins – these are soooo adorable by Make and Takes

13. Turkey Cookies – how about a crafty snack?

14. Detailed Turkey Coloring page – you and your kids will have a lot of fun coloring this one. Red Ted Art

15. Potato Stamped Turkey? Beyond adorable. Make and Takes

16. Fun Placemats – there are so many ways you can use these. LalyMom

17. Craft that’s perfect for preschoolers – yet they will love this one. Teaching 2 and 3 year olds

18. Cone Turkeys? Oh so fun! Crafty Morning

Turkey Activities for Kids

19. Paper Bag Craft – by No Time For Flash Cards

20. Paper Fan Turkey – byA Girl and a Glue Gun

21. Dish Cleaner Art – by Crafty Morning

22. Fingerprint Turkey Thank You Card – super sweet and simple. Deco Art

23. Pompom Turkey by Growing up Gabel

24. Colorful Coffee Filter Craft by Buggy and Buddy

25. Button Turkey by A Couple of Craft Addicts

Super Fun Turkey Crafts for Kids - preschool, kindergarten and older kids

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