These must-try turkey craft ideas are guaranteed to spark your kids’ creativity and provide hours of fun.
So, If you looking for ways to keep your little ones entertained and engaged during the Thanksgiving season, Look no further!
These crafts are perfect for kids of all ages and will not only keep them busy but some will also provide an opportunity to teach them about the importance of gratitude and giving thanks.
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From adorable handprint turkeys to easy-to-make colorful feathered creations, this collection offers a wide variety of crafts that are perfect for little hands and big imaginations.
Whether they prefer painting, cutting, or gluing, there is something for everyone.
Not only will these turkey craft ideas entertain your children, but they will also serve as special mementos that can be displayed proudly during the holiday season.
So, prepare your art supplies and clear off the craft table because your kids are about to embark on a creative journey full of turkeys, feathers, and lots of laughter.
And get ready to see their faces light up with joy as they proudly display their masterpieces around the house.
Let the Thanksgiving crafting begin!
45 Creative Turkey Craft Ideas for Kids
1- Free Printable Thankful Turkey by Press Print Party!
This cute little thankful turkey is easy to print and make. And it can be displayed upright! It also comes as a coloring page so your little ones can get as colorful and creative as they want.
2- Candy-Filled Turkey Favors by Kids Craft Room
Get the kids involved in creating a favor that will look great on the Thanksgiving table. These candy-filled turkeys are fun and easy to make.
3- Mix And Match Thanksgiving Craft by Messy Little Monster
Giggles are guaranteed with this Thanksgiving craft. Print the free template and let the kids design their own mix-and-match turkey.
4- Cute Little Paper Bag Turkey by Hip Homeschool Moms
If you are looking for preschool Thanksgiving crafts, this paper bag turkey is sure to make that list. Kids will love this simple craft.
5- Paper Turkey Bookmark Craft by Mombrite
Use the free template to create an adorable turkey bookmark. Then kids can use it to mark their spot in books learning about Thanksgiving.
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6- Turkey Spoon Puppet by Ann’s Entitled Life
This Thanksgiving craft will be perfect to use in puppet shows or as a decoration. Use the simple step-by-step instructions to make this turkey spoon puppet.
7- Toilet Paper Roll Turkey Craft by Two Kids and a Coupon
This turkey craft for kids is so fun to make. Use only a few simple supplies to turn a toilet paper roll into a turkey.
8- Egg Carton Turkey Art Project by Red Ted Art
Make this turkey craft and get the conversation started about what the kids are thankful for this year. I love how this unusual craft can also hold candy corn.
9- Turkey Tape Resist Art Activity by Busy Toddler
See how a cardboard box can be turned into an eye-catching work of art.
10- Handprint And Footprint Turkey by A Little Pinch of Perfect
Document those precious little toddler handprints and footprints with a Thanksgiving craft. This turkey craft is so cute and fun for the kids.
11- Turkey Headband Craft by Simple Everyday Mom
Here is another turkey headband that kids can make using a free template. This headband will look so cute on the kids during Thanksgiving dinner.
12- Turkey Paper Headbands by Sew Woodsy
With the included free printable template and some construction paper, you too can wear this cute turkey headband.
13- Paper Plate Turkey Craft– by Simple Everyday Mom
This easy paper plate turkey craft would be a lot of fun to make in the classroom.
14- Family Handprint Turkey by Crafts by Amanda
This little guy gets his feathers from tracing the hands of the whole family. Frame it and you’ll have a treasure to display every Thanksgiving.
15- Coffee Filter Turkey Craft by Darcy & Brian
Who knew you could transform clothespins, coffee filters, and googly eyes into these cute little turkeys?
16- Shape Turkey Craft by The Primary Parade
Combine fun and education in a fun way with this shape turkey.
17- Fork Painted Turkey Craft by Little La Doo
Print the turkey’s body and use a fork and paint to create magnificent feathers.
18- Pinecone Turkey Craft by One little Project
These cute turkeys made from pinecones and pipe cleaners will make fantastic Thanksgiving decorations.
19- Thanksgiving Turkey Cork Crafts by Craft Create Cook
This little guy sure has some colorful turkey feathers. A simple turkey craft older kids will enjoy making.
20- Free printable Turkey Corner Bookmarks by Printables Fairy
These cute turkey craft bookmarks will hold your place in any good book.
21- Cute Thanksgiving felt Turkey by Crafts and Printables
This fun craft idea is the perfect craft for older children who want to learn to sew.
22- Turkey Lacing Cards by Beth Ann Averill
Young kids will gain fine motor skills by learning to lace these adorable turkey cards.
23- Turkey Game for Kids by Get Your Holiday On
Not only will your kids be busy making a fun turkey craft, but afterward they can play for hours batting a small balloon back and forth with their creation.
24- Cone Turkey craft by The Best Vinyl Cutters
These cuties are made with a simple cardboard cone and feathers.
25- Quilled Turkey Craft by She Saved
Quilling paper is very therapeutic. This craft will require a bit more dexterity and is best for older kids.
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26- Paper Cup Turkey Craft by Homemade Heather
This easy turkey craft will be so much fun for little kids to make.
27- Cardboard Roll Handprint Turkey Craft by Our Kid Things
This fun Thanksgiving craft is perfect for younger kids and little hands.
28- Paper plate leaf turkeys by Our Kid Things
These paper plates and fall leaves sure make for some cute turkeys.
29- Pipe Cleaner Turkey by My growing Creative Life
Bring out the big box of pipe cleaners and spend some time together making these fun turkey crafts.
30- Windsock Turkey by Our Kid Things
You can display your windsock turkeys on the porch as a fun welcome for your Thanksgiving dinner guests.
31- Paint Chip Thanksgiving Turkeys by Raising Whasians
Proof that the best ideas sometimes come in weird places. I would have never thought of using paint chips as craft supplies.
32- Turkey Leaf Craft Template by Easy Peasy and Fun
Glue big fall leaves on white paper, color and glue the turkey body template on top, and voila.
33- Thanksgiving Turkey Leg Candy by Noshing with the Nolands
Not all fun turkey crafts have to be made with paper. Edible crafts can be a lot of fun too. Kids are sure to love making these turkey legs.
34- Turkey Handprint and Thumbprint Art by Crafting with Kids
Hand prints and thumbprints always make great kid art.
35- Turkey color by numbers by Artsy Pretty Colors
This simple coloring by number turkey will keep your kids occupied for a while.
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36- Clothespin Turkey Craft by Fun Money Mom
A little more complicated to make but I wanted to add this wooden turkey craft because I loved it.
37- Coffee Filter Paper Cup Turkey Craft by Darcy and Brian
Coffee filters sure make some vibrant tail feathers on those little cup turkeys.
38- Walking Turkey Puppet Craft by Kids Craft Room
If you’re looking for Thanksgiving activities that require only paper, this adorable turkey puppet may just be what you’re looking for.
39- Turkey Pear Craft by Desert Chica
Turn snack time into craft time with this simple turkey craft.
40- Easy Clay Pot Turkey Craft by Busy Creating Memories
You can use a whole host of colorful feathers to make these adorable turkeys with mini flower pots.
41- Felt Turkey Craft for Kids by Easy Things to Sew
This felt turkey is a little easier to make than the previous one but even tweens will still need a little help getting it finished.
42- Coffee Filter Turkey (with printable template) by Fun Money Mom
Coffee filters seem to be a favorite to make Thanksgiving turkey crafts. This one shows off all of its colors.
43- Turkey Pom Pom Thanksgiving Craft by Growing Up Gabel
This pompom turkey is so goofy-looking, it just makes me smile.
44- Turkey Hat Craft w Free Printable by The Primary Parade
This paper turkey craft can be also used as a grateful turkey Thanksgiving activity.
45- Cute Turkey Handprint Craft For Kids [Free Template] by Simple Everyday Mom
Use the free template and construction papers to make this simple turkey craft.
Ready-Made Turkey Crafts to Buy
Of course, if you’re prepping for a bunch of kids and you don’t want to take the time to gather a whole bunch of craft supplies or cut a whole bunch of paper, you can always just purchase one of the gazillion turkey craft kits on Amazon.
Don’t forget to pin these fun turkey craft ideas: