15 Thanksgiving Turkey Crafts


Looking for fun crafts to do with your children this Thanksgiving?  I’ve hooked you up with these 15 turkey crafts for kids and kids activities you can make with your kids for Thanksgiving day.  Many of these turkey crafts are cheap to create and take almost no preparation.  I hope you have a blast playing with your children during the holiday.

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We’ve taken away all the guess work on Thanksgiving kids crafts ideas with these incredible tutorials. For even more Thanksgiving craft ideas Tip Junkie’s Creative Community has over 2000 craft ideas.  You can always search there if you’’re looking for more craft ideas with step-by-step instructions. {wink}

Turkey Crafts for Kids

Pom Pom Turkey Craft

1.  Pom Pom Turkey Craft ~ Kids will love making these colorful turkey crafts with feathers and yarn.  This is a fun activity for a class Thanksgiving party or can be done as a family during Thanksgiving break.  These cute pom pom turkeys will make great Thanksgiving decorations.

Turkey Finger Puppet

2.  Turkey Finger Puppet ~  Here is the perfect activity for preschool to elementary aged kids to make for Thanksgiving! Thanks to this great tutorial all you need is cardstock paper, leaves, balloon and googley eyes. Let the kids go to town decorating their puppets then spend the afternoon putting on a puppet show! Easy, fun and a great way to exercise their imagination!

Washi Tape Pinecone Turkeys

3.  Washi Tape Pinecone Turkeys ~ Gobble Gobble!  Make a pine cone turkey from popsicle sticks, washi tape and of course, a pine cone.  Instead of the popsicle sticks you could use crayons.  {wink}

Thankful Turkey

4.  Thankful Turkey ~ This is another great craft for kids that will work overtime as a beautiful Thanksgiving decoration and a fun exercise in sharing your gratitude during the holiday season.

Turkey Crafts

Turkey Noisemaker

5.  Turkey Noisemaker ~ Keep your children occupied while you prepare the Thanksgiving feast with these Turkey Noisemakers.  Paper plates are filled with candy corn and then decorated.

Kids Thanksgiving Turkey Craft

6.  Kids Thanksgiving Turkey Craft ~ Cupcake liners and a pom pom make an adorable turkey craft.  And, oh so clever!  You probably already have all of the items on hand.

Thanksgiving Turkey Centerpiece

7.  Thanksgiving Turkey Centerpiece {free printable} ~ Use the free printable file to transform a pear into a turkey.

Turkey Projects for Kids

Turkey Snack Bags

8.  Turkey Snack Bags ~ These fun Turkey Snack Bags are similar to the “Spooky Hands”.  Colored Goldfish are filled in the finger part of the gloves to represent the feathers and popcorn for the body.

Turkey Treats

9.  Turkey Treats ~ Keep little hands and tummies busy while you finish preparing Thanksgiving dinner with these cute Thanksgiving turkey treats.  They will brighten up the kids table and can be used as party favors.

Reese's Peanut Butter Turkey

10.  Reese’s Peanut Butter TurkeyTurn some of that leftover Halloween candy into an edible Thanksgiving craft the kids will want to gobble right up. These would also be cute on each plate for Thanksgiving.

Turkey Art Projects for Kids

Turkey Cones Craft Ideas

11.  Turkey Cones Craft Ideas ~ Let your kids make their own decorations for the Thanksgiving kids table. These cute Turkey Cones, made from craft paper, are perfect centerpieces for the table or even party hats.

Thankful Turkey Book Craft

12.  Thankful Turkey Book Craft ~ Teach your children about gratitude with this Thankful book craft.  They can decorate the pages with their own illustrations.

Turkey Leaf Placemat

13.  Turkey Leaf Placemat ~ Cut out a turkey body and let your child decorate the the body with gathered leaves. Gobble Gobble!

Paper Plate Turkey

14.  Paper Plate Turkey ~ Make a cute turkey out of a paper plate, paint and feathers.

 TP Tube Turkeys

15.  TP Tube Turkeys ~ Cute little turkey’s with colorful glitter feathers. Your little ones will have fun making them and you will too.

15 Thanksgiving Turkey Crafts


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