Thanksgiving Turkey Cootie Catcher Printable

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Last week we shared with you some fabulous 3d Turkey Printables – that work well as table place cards, party hats OR as a simple paper toy at Thanksgiving.. this week.. we have yet another great Paper Toy for Thanksgiving: the Thanksgiving Turkey Cootie Catcher! Oh yes, how we love a bit of basic origami all year round, especially when there is a Printable to go with it. This is another great printable brought to you in collaboration with MrsMactivity a great printable resource site for parents and teachers! And… a part of this printable remains free to Red Ted Art readers!

printable turkey cootie catcher

Our Thanksgiving Bundle

First up, I have a TIME SAVING bundle for you over on Teachers Pay Teachers… or you can keep scrolling! ?

5 of our favourite activities for Thanksgiving all in one Download Bundle!

Printable Thanksgiving Turkey Cootie Catcher – Materials

  • Paper for printing
  • Your turkey cootie catcher printables
  • Coloring pens (if chosing the turkey coloring pages)
  • Pens for writing thankful messages
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick (for turkey’s accessories)

As always, I ensure that you can still access a free version of our printables. We have the most popular – the Black & White, numbered, Turkey Cootie Catcher free in our gumroad store. Simply add $0 at check out! If you want a full set, with different images on the counters, as well as the full color turkey cootie catchers, grab the “full set” printable version on Gumroad or Teacher’s Pay Teachers.

How to make a Turkey Cootie Catcher with printable

If you need visual step by step instructions for how to make a Cootie Catcher – do hop over to our dedicated post showing you how to make this origami basic! Though the printable download does have a one page instruction sheet too!

For the turkey cootie catcher version – you will need to make the same basic Cootie Catcher. Then cut out the Turkey’s wattle and plume and glue those on.


If you are using the turkey coloring pages version – this makes for a great activity to keep the kids busy at thanksgiving, whilst you finalise preparations or have a relaxing drink with friends and family!

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