Best Turkey Crafts for Kids

Paper Turkey Kids Crafts

What can be the more classic symbol of Thanksgiving than Turkey! This Thanksgiving, you can try out these amazing paper turkey crafts for kids at home and make this day even more memorable!

Be ready with your little ones and your art supplies as we are going to give some of the most creative ideas on paper turkey kid crafts. Stay tuned!

Turkey Art for Kids

1. Paper Plate Turkey

What you would need: 2 paper plates (one bigger than the other one), sketch pens or paints and scissors. 

In this Turkey art, kids will have to place the smaller plate on top of the bigger one. It should be placed a little lower than the centre of the bigger plate. 

Kids have to color the visible part of both the plates with dark brown (or any color they want their Turkey to be in) and let them dry. 

Then, they have to draw a pair of eyes and a beak of a Turkey using pencils or sketch pens. Cut these from the paper and color them appropriately. Then they have to paste the eyes and beak on the smaller plate. 

2. Moving Turkey

What you would need: feathers, a paper bag, colorful papers and a pencil.

Give a nice twist to your old paper bags with this amazing craft idea. On the closed side of the paper bag, paste the feathers on the backside. Make a beak and pair of eyes and paste them on the front side of the paper bag. 

Now, kids can put one of their palms inside the paper bag and take that moving turkey anywhere they want!

3. Leafy Turkey

What you would need: paints, paper, pencils, bottle cap and scissors. 

For this craft, kids have to draw autumn leaves on paper, color them and cut them out using scissors. 

Put the leaves on top of each other and paste the cap of a bottle at the bottom front. Now, color the cap in dark brown and paste googly eyes on it. Then, cut a short piece of paper in the shape of a beak, color it and paste it on the cap. Your leafy turkey is ready.

4. Playdough Turkey

What you would need: playdough

This is a very simple and self-explanatory craft where kids have to create a Turkey using playdough. Create two spheres – one bigger one and the other smaller. The smaller sphere should be placed on the bigger one. 

Draw, cut and paste a pair of eyes and beak on the smaller sphere. 

5. Turkey Jars

What you would need: glass jars, glass markers or paint, colorful feathers and googly eyes. 

This craft would require kids to paste googly eyes on the front of the glass jar. At the back, they have to paste the feathers such that they look like the feathers of the turkey. Then, kids have to draw the beak of the turkey using paint or glass markers. 

6. Palm Turkey

What you would need: paints, paint brush, paper and scissors.

Kids have to color their palms such that the centre of the palm is in brown color. The fingers have to colored in colors of feathers so they can be orange, orangish brown, red, etc. 

Then, children can draw eyes and beak on paper and color them appropriately. Finally, they have to paste the eyes and beak at the centre. 

7. Balloon Turkey

What you would need: Balloon, feathers, colorful sheets of paper and scissors. 

In this Turkey craft, kids need to blow a balloon and paste lots of colorful feathers at the mouth of the balloon. 

Then, they need to draw eyes and beak on the paper sheets of relevant colors and cut them out. Finally, they have to paste the eyes and beak at the front of the balloon. Balloon Turkey is ready which they can hang in their room. 

Those were a few brilliant Turkey craft ideas for kids which can be easily made at home. Kids enjoy such crafts and you get to spend some quality time with them. 

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