Thanksgiving Turkey Paper Craft for Kids

If you are looking for some fun and easy craft ideas for this Thanksgiving holiday, then you will love this Thanksgiving turkey paper craft. This super colourful turkey craft is simple and easy to make for kids of all ages even toddlers with a little help. Thanksgiving is all about family and giving thanks and crafting together is a fun way to celebrate.

Thanksgiving Turkey Paper Craft

There are so many projects and crafts that you can make using paper. Since Thanksgiving is just around the corner, it is time to make some Thanksgiving decorations for around the house and at school. Once you make this turkey craft, you will probably want to start creating a few more festive fall decor. Fall is all about the beautiful colours so why not start with this DIY Fall Paper Leaf Garland.

Turkey Facts

Did you know a female turkey is called a hen and a male is called a Tom? Here are a few more fun facts about turkeys that you may be interested in knowing.

  • Caruncle: a small, fleshy excrescence that is a normal part of an animal’s anatomy Turns bright red when the turkey is upset or during courtship.
  • Gizzard: a part of a bird’s stomach that contains tiny stones. It helps them grind up food for digestion.
  • Poult: a young domestic chicken, turkey, pheasant, or other fowl being raised for food.
  • Snood: the flap of skin that hangs over the turkey’s beak. Turns bright red when the turkey is upset or during courtship.
  • Wattle: the flap of skin under the turkey’s chin. Turns bright red when the turkey is upset or during courtship.
Thanksgiving Turkey Paper Craft for kids

Turkey Craft for Thanksgiving

Making a paper turkey craft is easy to do with the turkey craft template and if you are a parent with young kids or a teacher then you probably already have the supplies you need. Just follow the instructions below and you will have a fun fall afternoon making this Thanksgiving turkey paper craft. If you are looking for more turkey craft ideas, you can make this Paper Bag Turkey Puppet Craft too!

List of Supplies for the turkey craft:

  • Coloured craft papers (gray, red, orange, yellow, and any other fall coloured paper)
  • Craft glue
  • Sharpie
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Turkey craft template
Thanksgiving Turkey paper craft Supplies

How to Make a Paper Turkey 

Step 1:

Select gray, red, orange, yellow, and any other fall coloured craft papers for the Thanksgiving turkey paper craft pattern. Trace the template patterns on the selected craft papers and cut them out nicely. The template includes, feather base, feathers, head, body, wings, beak, wattle, and feet.  

Turkey craft step 1

Step 2:

Attach the 2 feet cutouts on the bottom side of the body base cutout. Attach the wattle near the bottom side of the head cutout, slightly away from the middle.

Turkey craft step 2

Step 3:

Attach the beak cutout near wattle.

Turkey craft step 3

Step 4:

Take the feather base and attach the feather cutouts on the feather base cutout.

Turkey craft step 4

Step 5:

Fill the feather base with feather cutouts.

Turkey craft step 5

Step 6:

Attach the feather pattern on the backside of theThanksgiving turkey paper craft pattern.

Turkey craft step 6

Step 7:

Use a sharpie to draw the eyes of theThanksgiving paper turkey craft to complete the craft.

Thanksgiving Turkey Paper craft

I hope you enjoyed this Paper Bag Turkey Puppet Craft as much as I did! If you make it, please share your photos with us on Facebook or Twitter! Also, check out all of our other crafts!

Thanksgiving Turkey Paper Craft

Thanksgiving Turkey Paper Craft for Kids

Yield: 1
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Difficulty: Easy
Estimated Cost: Under $5

If you are looking for some fun and easy craft ideas for this Thanksgiving holiday then you will love this Thanksgiving turkey paper craft.

Materials

  • LIST OF SUPPLIES FOR THE TURKEY CRAFT:
  • Coloured craft papers (gray, red, orange, yellow, and any other fall coloured paper)
  • Craft glue
  • Sharpie
  • Pencil
  • Turkey craft template

Tools

  • Scissors

Instructions

Step 1:

Select gray, red, orange, yellow, and any other fall coloured craft papers for the Thanksgiving turkey paper craft pattern. Trace the template patterns on the selected craft papers and cut them out nicely. The template includes, feather base, feathers, head, body, wings, beak, wattle, and feet.  

Turkey craft step 1

Step 2:

Attach the 2 feet cutouts on the bottom side of the body base cutout. Attach the wattle near the bottom side of the head cutout, slightly away from the middle.

Turkey craft step 2

Step 3:

Attach the beak cutout near wattle.

Turkey craft step 3

Step 4:

Take the feather base and attach the feather cutouts on the feather base cutout.

Turkey craft step 4

Step 5:

Fill the feather base with feather cutouts.

Turkey craft step 5

Step 6:

Attach the feather pattern on the backside of the Thanksgiving turkey paper craft pattern.

Turkey craft step 6

Step 7:

Use a sharpie to draw the eyes of the Thanksgiving paper turkey craft to complete the craft.

Thanksgiving Turkey Paper craft

Lynehttps://ottawamommyclub.ca/
Lyne is a Certified Infant Massage Instructor (CIMI), Certified Professional Wedding Consultant, and an Event Planner. It has always been her dream to create a website dedicated just for Moms since her children were young. Thus, after 10 years, she finally accomplished it, and the Ottawa Mommy Club was born in May 2011. She loves all things Disney and is an avid chocoholic. She was also the Queen B of the BConnected Conference, Canada's Digital Influencer and social media Conference in Ottawa and Toronto.She coordinated the Annual Infant Information Day/Early Years Expo for the City of Ottawa for 8 years. She was also the co-chair of the Navan for Kraft Hockeyville 2009-2011 committee that organized five community events within 6 months, and helped Navan reach the top 10 finalists in Canada. In April 2011, she received the City of Ottawa Mayor's City Builder Award.

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