Thanksgiving is a time for family, friends, and fun! And what could be more fun than making your own Thanksgiving turkey crafts with free printable turkey templates?
These turkey template pieces are perfect for all kinds of holiday activities, and there is no better time to start than with your Thanksgiving activities as you prepare for the big day.
Whether you’re looking for a straightforward coloring project or something a little more difficult, these adorable templates have you covered.
Whether you’re a teacher looking for classroom activities, a parent planning a crafty playdate, or simply someone who enjoys creative projects, we have a delightful treat for you!
Just print them out and let the crafting begin!
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These adorable designs are perfect for many crafts, from greeting cards and decorations to classroom displays and family fun. Let’s explore these templates’ creative possibilities and get ready to gobble up some creativity!
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Ideas To Make Your Turkey More Festive
Below are just a few ideas to get you started, and keep reading for a list of our favorite supplies to create the perfect Thanksgiving craft using these printable templates.
- After you assemble your turkey, break out the crayon box and turn it into a coloring page.
- Give your turkey a rainbow of feathers by coloring each one a different color.
- Glue on some googly eyes and turn your turkey into a silly monster.
- Add some glitter to make your turkey shine.
- Cut out shapes from construction paper, cardstock, or felt and use them to decorate your turkey.
- Get creative and grab some real feathers to make a unique turkey.
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Want more ideas for this turkey craft?
- Use a pinecone for your turkey body.
- Color your turkey first, assemble it, and glue it to a paper bag, paper plate, or cup.
- Turn your turkey craft template into a unique turkey puppet after it is complete.
Once your child is done, you can proudly display their art on the fridge or in the dining room for all to see. You can even go one step further and laminate your turkey for a special keepsake.
Printable turkey templates are a great way to keep the little ones occupied while you’re busy preparing for the big day. So have fun and let your creativity run wild!
Also, remember that this is a fun activity any time of the year, so if it isn’t Thanksgiving time or if you don’t live in the United States to celebrate Thanksgiving, this is still a great craft to share with your kids or students!
Happy turkey building!
While you’re here, grab our Thanksgiving Bingo Cards! They make a great holiday activity, or cut them out for a fun memory game!
Crafting Turkey Templates
Print the free turkey template of your choice using your home printer, cut out the pieces, lay out the turkey using your favorite pieces, and glue them together.
Coloring and other decorations can be done at any stage of the activity.
Printable Feather Templates
Want to change the feathers on the adorable turkey you just created? We included additional feather templates so you can change them and mix and match as you color and cut.
Turkey Printable Template Craft List Ideas
- Natural Turkey Feathers
- Colored Turkey Feathers
- Paper Plates
- Wiggle Eyes
- Crayon Tub
- Glue Dots
- Colored Cardstock
To download the turkey templates below, click on the image to open the PDF file. Once it’s opened, you can print it and start creating—all for free!
Each PDF template is created for standard US letter size; however, they also fit perfectly onto A4 paper sizes! Enjoy!
Free Turkey Templates (PDF Ready to Print)
Looking for more fun holiday activities? We’ve got you covered with our Thanksgiving kids activities!
Extra Turkey Template Pieces to Build Your Own Turkey
While you’re here, grab our ready-to-use I Am Thankful For’ Worksheet Printables!
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