Help save the turkey from being on the thanksgiving dinner menu! Your kids will have fun with this adorable disguise a turkey cat craft that can also help develop creativity and fine motor skills.
This turkey craft is the perfect activity to do leading up to or even on Thanksgiving day as the family is making final preparations for the big feast.
It’s so cute and perfect for kids of all ages! It’s also a great way to practice those necessary scissor skills.
This kids’ craft is easy and inexpensive to make and you probably already have most of the supplies on hand. So get ready to have some fun with this project.
Also, be sure to check out all our other turkey disguise projects for more ideas!
Easy Disguise A Turkey Craft for Kids
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Cat turkey template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)
Download the cat craft template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
Begin by gluing the nose and mouth piece to the bottom of the cat’s head.
Place the eyes on either side of the nose and glue them down.
Next, glue the inner ears to the outer ears.
Position the belly in the middle of the cat’s body and secure it with glue.
Use a marker to draw on some stripes on the top and the side of the cat’s head.
Take the tail and glue it to the side and back of the body.
Next, glue the cat’s body to the feathers.
Finish up by gluing the feet to the bottom of the cat’s body.
Now that your kids have finished their disguise a turkey craft they can sit back and admire it and highlight what they like best about each other’s finished turkey!
Be sure to check out all of our other Thanksgiving crafts for kids for more creative ideas.
Thanksgiving Ideas For Kids
As the leaves start to change color and fall gently to the ground, it’s time to get into the autumn spirit with some Thanksgiving crafts, activities, books, and more to do this fall.
With all of the chilly weather, it’s the perfect time to stay indoors and unleash your creativity with some arts and crafts, or just simply catch up on reading.
We’ve outlined some Thanksgiving-themed ideas we’re sure your kids will love. So get ready to have some fun this fall with these great suggestions!
Thanksgiving Themed Books
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!
There are many reasons why crafting is good for kids. For one, it helps to develop fine motor skills. Cutting, gluing, and assembling all require a certain level of dexterity, and craft projects can help kids to hone these skills.
Crafting can also be a great way to build confidence. Seeing a project through from start to finish, and then being able to show it off to others, can help kids feel proud of their achievements.
And of course, crafting is just plain fun! It’s a chance to be creative and experiment with different materials and techniques. So don’t be afraid to let your kids get crafty – it’s good for them! Try out some of these fun Thanksgiving crafts.
Turkey Handprint Craft – One of the best things about fall is all the colors. As the leaves start to change, it’s the perfect time to break out the craft supplies and get creative. Paper crafts are a great way to celebrate the season, and this turkey handprint craft is both simple and inexpensive. You probably already have the supplies needed!
Paper Bag Pilgrim Craft – Sweater weather is finally here! Stay warm inside with this fun pilgrim craft. This simple project is perfect for getting into the holiday spirit, and it’s also a great way to teach kids about the history of Thanksgiving. It’s a fun and easy project that is sure to get you excited for Thanksgiving!
Handprint Acorn Craft – For anyone who lives around oak trees, you know that Thanksgiving is just around the corner when you start spotting all the neighborhood squirrels gathering acorns for the winter! But why settle for simply admiring these furry little creatures from afar when you can join in on the fun with this adorable acorn craft?
Popcorn Turkey Disguise Craft – Popcorn and movies go together like Thanksgiving and turkey! Is there anything better than getting comfy on the couch with a big bowl of popcorn and your favorite movie? We don’t think so. And that’s why we’re so excited to share this popcorn turkey disguise craft with you! This fun and simple craft is the perfect way to create a festive Thanksgiving decoration.
Thanksgiving Kids’ Activities
These turkey do a dot printables are a great way to help your kids develop hand-eye coordination. The best part is, they’re really easy to use! Just print out the worksheet, and then let your kids go to town with the dot markers. They’ll love filling in all the circles, and you’ll love seeing their progress.
Thanksgiving is a great time to gather with family and friends, but it can also be a great time to incorporate some learning into a fun activity. These Thanskgiving pattern block mats are an easy way to do just that. By using different shaped blocks, kids can fill in the missing shapes!
Turkey time is here! And what better way to get your little ones excited about the holiday than with some fun turkey worksheets? These worksheets are not only great for helping kids practice their handwriting, but they also provide a chance to learn about the different parts of a turkey. Print them out and let the turkey fun begin!
More Thanksgiving Fun
- Get your little boys one of these cute “pumpkin pie kinda guy” sweatshirts for the big day.
- This giant Thanksgiving coloring page will keep the kids busy for a long time!
- These personalized pumpkins are a great Thanksgiving dinner place setting.
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More Thanksgiving Ideas
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Cat turkey template
- Download the cat craft template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
- Begin by gluing the nose and mouth piece to the bottom of the cat's head.
- Place the eyes on either side of the nose and glue them down.
- Next, glue the inner ears to the outer ears.
- Position the belly in the middle of the cat's body and secure it with glue.
- Use a marker to draw on some stripes on the top and the side of the cat's head.
- Take the tail and glue it to the side and back of the body.
- Next, glue the cat's body to the feathers.
- Finish up by gluing the feet to the bottom of the cat's body.