I know it seems like once Halloween passes, you are all ready to jump ahead to Christmas planning. But don’t miss out on fabulous Thanksgiving turkey crafts this season. It’s the perfect side dish to your Thanksgiving lesson plans or weekend activities. From coffee filters to pool noodles, take every day supplies and transform them into the cutest turkeys ever!

FUN TURKEY ARTS AND CRAFTS PROJECTS

TURKEY CRAFTING

What comes to mind when you hear the word “Thanksgiving”? TURKEYS, of course! Get ready to add these simple Thanksgiving turkey crafts to your lesson plans this year.

Our art and crafts are designed with you, the parent or teacher, in mind.  Easy to set up, quick to do, most activities will take only 15 to 30 minutes to complete and are heaps of fun.  Plus, our supplies lists usually contain only free or cheap materials you can source from home.

If you want to set up a fun turkey art and craft project or two, let’s grab the supplies.  While you’re at it, make sure to check out these other fun Thanksgiving activities for kids below.

Thanksgiving Worksheets – Over 100 pages of printable Thanksgiving activities, including STEM challenges, art and craft activities, puzzles, games and more.

Thanksgiving STEM Activities – Thanksgiving science experiments, engineering activities, coding, and STEM challenge ideas for kids to enjoy.

STEMS-GIVING – Complete with a printable menu to download, this STEMs-Giving is all about hands-on learning with food science!

TURKEY CRAFTS FOR KIDS

Choose from the following turkey craft ideas for preschoolers to elementary! Click on each link or image below for the full instructions and supplies list.

CARDBOARD TURKEY

This is probably one of the silliest activities we have done in a while, but it turned out to be fun! I love saving cardboard for STEM projects. Since it’s around Thanksgiving time, I figured we could try out a little engineering activity with a cardboard turkey craft come Thanksgiving STEM challenge.

Cardboard Turkey

COFFEE FILTER TURKEYS

Here we have coffee filters and clothespins from the Dollar Store that transform into the cutest Thanksgiving Turkeys ever.  And there’s even a little bit of Thanksgiving science involved!

Coffee Filter Turkeys

COLOR BY NUMBER TURKEYS

Grab the crayons or colored pencils for this simple to set up Turkey color by numbers activity.

PAPER PLATER TURKEY

This easy paper plate turkey craft for kids is such a fun Thanksgiving craft! It’s simple enough to make with a large classroom full of kids, or at home too!

PAPER TURKEY CRAFT

Grab your scissors and craft paper as we have a fun paper turkey craft to share with you! It is a fun example of rubbings, one of the earliest forms of print making.

Paper Turkey Craft

PICASSO TURKEY

Explore the fun side of the famous artist, Pablo Picasso this Thanksgiving by making Picasso inspired turkey art. An easy way to learn about abstract art for kids of all ages!

Picasso Turkey Art

POOL NOODLE TURKEY

Transform a dollar store pool noodle into cute turkeys, just in time for Thanksgiving!  It’s the perfect side dish to your Thanksgiving lesson plans or weekend activity.

Pool Noodle Turkey

TURKEY HAT

Make Thanksgiving fun this year with this adorable Turkey Hat craft for kids! It’s made using just construction paper and a glue stick and kids love it!

Also Check Out: Pilgrim Hat Craft

Thanksgiving Turkey hat craft.
Turkey Hat Craft

TURKEY IN DISGUISE

You can’t make it through November without this classic Turkey Disguise Project! Kids love coming up with their own disguise ideas. Not only do we have an awesome turkey in disguise idea to share, we also have a free turkey template to help you get started!

Turkey In Disguise Craft

FUN TURKEY CRAFTS FOR KIDS

Click on the image below or on the link for Thanksgiving STEM activities for kids.

Simple and fun to do Thanksgiving science activities and experiments along with Thanksgiving theme STEM challenges the kids will love.