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Cheetah Turkey Disguise Project For Kids (Free Template)

Gobble, gobble! Oh no, Mr. Turkey doesn’t want to end up on the Thanksgiving table this year! What’s he to do? Disguise himself, of course! We’re going to help our feathered friend transform into a fast, sleek, big cat!

Let’s give Mr. Turkey a makeover using this cheetah turkey disguise! There’s no way the farmer will recognize him in it!

Don’t let the fun stop here! Once Mr. Turkey is safely disguised as a cheetah, check out our other turkey disguise project ideas. Get ready to gobble up the fun and keep those turkeys safe and stylish this Thanksgiving!

Cheetah Disguise A Turkey Idea

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This activity is a fantastic way for kids to practice their fine motor skills, master the art of using scissors, and learn how to follow directions – all while having a blast.

Kick off the fun by grabbing our free template and a few basic supplies. This is a perfect activity for an afternoon at home or as a classroom project.

Supplies

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Cheetah turkey template (click the “click here to get this freebie” image at the end to open the form)
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Directions

Start by downloading the template and printing it out. Once you have the template printed, gather the materials needed for this fun activity. Get those scissors ready, and let’s help the kids bring this turkey to life!

Hand holding Cheetah Turkey Disguise template

First, guide your child to glue the eyes on either side of the face under the top part of the curved line.

Hand gluing eyes of Cheetah Turkey Disguise
Hand gluing eyes of Cheetah Turkey Disguise

Place the snood to the left side of the nose, and glue it in place.

Hand gluing snood of Cheetah Turkey Disguise

Next, help your child to glue the feet to the bottom of the body.

Hand gluing feet of Cheetah Turkey Disguise

Finally, encourage your child to glue the tail to the back and side of the body.

Hand gluing tail of Cheetah Turkey Disguise

Be sure to check out our animal crafts while you’re here! Your kids will love creating more fun DIYs like this one!

Hand holding finished example of Cheetah Turkey Disguise

Fun Ideas For Thanksgiving

Looking for more ways to keep the Thanksgiving fun going? Check out our collection of engaging projects and activities that will keep kids entertained and learning throughout the holiday season.

Read on below to discover a cornucopia of Thanksgiving themed ideas for books, DIYs, and educational activities that will make the holiday extra special. Be sure to save the ones your kids will love and get ready for a season full of creativity and fun!

More Thanksgiving Ideas

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Thanksgiving Books For Kids

Below are some of the top Thanksgiving books for kids!

Turkey Trouble – If you’ve never read this book, you have to add it to your holiday collection! It’s so cute and fun and kids just love it! Follow the turkey around the farm as he disguises himself as different animals so the farmer doesn’t catch him for Thanksgiving dinner!

How To Catch A Turkey – Kids who love the How To Catch books will want to see all the crazy contraptions kids make to try to catch a turkey loose at the school!

Pete The Cat: The First Thanksgiving -Every Pete the Cat book is fantastic, but this one takes it up a notch with flaps for the kids to open. It’s a great way to get the kids excited about reading and Thanksgiving!

Hand holding finished example of Cheetah Turkey Disguise

Thanksgiving DIY Crafts

Bee Turkey Disguise Craft – The farmer will think it’s un-bee-lievable that his turkey has disappeared! All he’s seen are some cute bees buzzing around. Get your kids in on the secret and help more turkeys disguise themselves as busy bees!

There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Turkey Craft – Gobble up the giggles with a turkey-tastic twist on the classic tale! This companion book craft to a Thanksgiving favorite will be a hit when kids create their own Old Lady to accompany the story!

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Pilgrim Photo Craft – Set sail back in time with these adorable pilgrims! Bring history to life with personalized pilgrim creations featuring your children’s smiling faces, complete with movable arms and legs. It’s a fun way to decorate for Thanksgiving and make a holiday keepsake.

Turkey Paper Cup Craft – Transform simple materials into the cutest Thanksgiving decoration around as kids create their own adorable turkeys. It’s a festive and easy project that will bring smiles when you see your turkey-rific holiday decor!

Thanksgiving Kids’ Activities

Get ready for a gobble-tastic adventure with our How To Catch A Turkey activities, inspired by the beloved children’s book! Each page is packed with educational fun – great for keeping little minds engaged.

There’s playful and enriching activities that work on developing critical thinking with pattern completion, honing fine motor skills through dot marker letter recognition, and building vocabulary and memory with character flashcards.

Print the set out, grab a copy of the book, and watch your kids enjoy learning this Thanksgiving.

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Your little turkeys will be excited to strut their stuff and show off their artistic skills with this super fun turkey art project! As they gobble up the fun, they’ll hone their fine motor skills and stretch their creative feathers when they paint or color in this turkey masterpiece.

It’s the perfect way to add a splash of Thanksgiving fun to their day!

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Feast on fun and learning with our Thanksgiving worksheets for kids! They’re a great addition to your holiday activities! Each worksheet blends holiday cheer with educational value, making learning fun. Kids will work on letter recognition, mastering patterns, and practicing handwriting with Tt is for turkey.

These printables are perfect to use at home or in the classroom whether you’re seeking a quiet moment or a little boost in learning. Keep young minds engaged and excited about Thanksgiving with this set of worksheets!

Finished example of Cheetah Turkey Disguise

Gobble up some fun with the ABCs with these Thanksgiving alphabet worksheets! Your preschool and kindergarten kiddos can blend learning with holiday excitement with these engaging activities featuring turkeys, pumpkins, and more festive images.

They’ll love coloring and identifying letters amidst the Thanksgiving themed graphics with activities like beginning sounds and letter matching. This packet is a fantastic way to reinforce alphabet skills while celebrating the season. 

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Hand holding finished example of Cheetah Turkey Disguise

Cheetah Turkey Disguise

Prep Time: 8 minutes
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 18 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Let’s give Mr. Turkey a makeover using this cheetah turkey disguise! There’s no way the farmer will recognize him in it!

Materials

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Cheetah turkey template

Instructions

  1. Download the cheetah turkey template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Begin by gluing the eyes on either side of the face under the top part of the curved line.
  3. Place the snood to the left of the nose, and glue it in place.
  4. Next, glue the feet to the bottom of the body.
  5. Finish off by gluing the tail to the back and side of the body.

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