We are rapidly approaching “Turkey Season” and all things Thanksgiving. There are so many fabulous Thanksgiving Crafts and activities out there, but today, I decided to focus on the Thanksgiving Turkey for you! Gobble gobble. The turkey is such a great craft theme for kids at Thanksgiving and there are lots of different turkey crafts for you to choose from. I particularly like those crafts that combing the humble turkey with some thangfulness or additional educational opportunities.
Anyway, before I waffle on, why not explore these wonderful Turkey Crafts?! We have over 20 to choose from!
We also have some great Leaf Crafts – many of which would be wonderful for Thanksgiving too – for you to check out!
Check out our special Thanksgiving PRINTABLE bundle over on Teacher’s Pay Teacher’s. Great value and quick and easy access to activities to keep kids busy!
Thanksgiving Turkey Crafts for Kids:
Cutest little Egg Carton Turkey – discuss what you are thankful for as you make it!
Cute and easy Turkey Corner Bookmark – pops over the edge of your book and keeps your place safe!
Love this Cardboard Turkey Craft!
Gorgeous Leaf and Pine Cone Turkeys! Those leaves look stunning!
And here is a smaller Leaf Cork Turkey version – perfect as Place Cards on a Thanksgiving Table!
Super quick and easy (and oh so cute) paper turkey finger puppet! Isn’t it fun? Love those crazy googly eyes!!!
Fun with Blot Painting, paper plates and turkeys. Create these vibrant paper plate turkeys with preschoolers. Just adorable!
Adorable and Easy Paper Plate Turkey Craft! Love those firey colours!
Printable Turkey Cones – these are fabulous as party hats, toys or place settings! Make them simpe or complicated (just a cone or cone with feathers and hat!). Your call!
Turkey Cootie Catchers – lots of variations to choose from (including a Pligrim too)!
Pom Pom Color Match Turkeys – by Montessori from the Heart
And this fab Paper Plate ABC Turkey activity also by Montessori from the Heart
Footprint Turkey Craft – a perfect Thanksgiving idea for toddlers and preschoolers
And where there is a Footprint Turkey.. there is also a fabulous HANDPRINT Turkey Card Idea! Love that each finger is painted a different colour.
Similarly.. where there is a handprint turkey craft… there is also a super cute FINGERPRINT Turkey Card!
Do love the idea of this FAMILY handprint turkey too! So sweet!
Similarly these Thumbprint Turkeys Napkin Rings make a wonderful craft too!
This Thanks Giving Activity – Turkey Bowling – Really made me giggle! How fun.
A great paper plate turkey craft AND colour matching activity. 2 in 1, perfect!
And another variation on the adorable Paper Plate Turkey Craft!
And of course we always needed a DIY Turkey Hat, right? And always great to make it a Paper Plate Turkey. Don’t have a paper plate…?
… how about THIS Turkey Hat Craft. Love it!
Love this Coffee Filter Turkey Craft – we always enjoy working on coffee filters, so pretty!
And these are some super arty, upcycled turkeys created in the classroom! One lovelier than the next!
We have some cute Origami Turkeys!
And something for the “older kids” (aka us parents!!), if you love to crochet, you will adore these Crochet Turkey Coasters!
Here are some great PLACEMAT “Thankfulness” Turkey printabls. Great idea for keeping kids calm and busy!
More Thanks Giving Printables Hhere!
Finally, we have a TP Roll Turkey Craft – and love the clever use of paint chip cards!
Similarly we have these TP Roll Turkeys but with some gratitude feathers too..
Maybe you should make these Wine Cork Turkeys AFTER your celebrations.. having said that, they would make cute place markers!
Love this more “temporary” Turkey Craft – using all sorts of different natural materials!
And there are lots of variations on the wonderful pinecone turkey!
Similarly I love this scrap ribbon turkey. Just fabulous!
Or the pinecone thankful turkeys!
This turkey t-shirt has been a long standing favourite of mine!
Oooh and a cute little EOS Turkey Printable Gift too!
Check out my friend’s fab list of Thanksgiving Crafts too!
And here is a great set of resources for other Thanks Giving Preparations – be it story time or party time! (Contains affiliate links)
TURKEY STORIES & PICTURES BOOK:
- Turkey Trouble (US)
- The Very Stuffed Turkey (US)
- 10 Fat Turkeys (US)
- 5 Silly Turkeys (US)
- Baby Bright – Happy Thanksgiving (US)
THANKSGIVING COLORING BOOKS
- Happy Turkey Day – Thanksgiving Kids Coloring Book (US)
- Autumn and Thanksgiving Coloring Book (Kids) (US)
- Adult Coloring Book: Wonderful Thanksgiving Holiday Coloring Book For Relaxation and Fun (US)
- Adult Coloring Book: Thanksgiving Mandalas (US)
- Thankful For: Intricate Coloring Book For Adults, Thankfulness Edition (US)
TURKEY CRAFT KITS
- Thanksgiving turkey craft kit (US)
- Pinecone and foam craft kit (US)
- Turkey Magnet craft kit (US)
- Turkey Clothespin Magnet craft kit (US)
- Thanksgiving Turkey Doorknob Hanging sign (US)
- Make-A-Turkey Sticker Set (US)
- 2 Autumn Sticker Set Books & Ink Stamps (US)
We also have 20+ FABULOUS Leaf Crafts – many of which would be wonderful for Thanksgiving too:
Finally.. here is a great “Left Over Turkey Recipes” resource!