Thanksgiving is a time of year when everyone gathers around the table, eagerly anticipating a delicious feast. But there’s one that’s not too excited and that’s Ms. Turkey! Every year, she has to come up with ingenious ways to avoid becoming the centerpiece of the dinner table.
This year, kids can lend her a helping wing and help her stay safe with a disguise. This flower turkey disguise craft will ensure her safety by turning her into a beautiful flower! That way, she can stay incognito until the Thanksgiving festivities are done.
Discover more imaginative ways to keep the turkeys safe this Thanksgiving season with these turkey disguise project ideas. We have a cornucopia of creative disguises to try out!
Flower Turkey Disguise Project Idea
To create this clever disguise, you’ll need a few simple supplies that you likely already have at home. Additionally, we’re offering a free template to make the process even easier. Get all the supplies together, gather the kids, and have a fun craft time together making the perfect disguise for Ms. Turkey!
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Flower Turkey template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to get the template)
Download the flower turkey disguise template, print it, and cut out the pieces.
Begin by gluing the eyes on both sides just below the eyebrows.
Glue the snood just below the eyes.
Apply glue to attach the beak to the top of the snood. Covering the lower part of the eyes.
Next, attach the turkey’s face to the flower using glue.
Using glue, attach the flower to the turkey’s body.
Glue the legs to the bottom part of the body.
Finish up by gluing the feathers to the back of the body.
Isn’t this adorable flower turkey disguise craft simple to make? Be sure to check out some of our other favorite Thanksgiving crafts for your kiddos while you’re here!
Easy Kid Thanksgiving Craft Ideas
Looking for ways to get your kiddos engaged and filled with excitement for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday? We have a collection of creative and easy-to-follow craft ideas specially designed for kids.
They’re a whole lot of fun and offer valuable learning opportunities at the same time. Discover some projects that will keep kids entertained and inspired as the holiday approaches. Read on for some crafty ideas you can do as a family this November.
Thanksgiving Children’s 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!
Kids Crafts for Thanksgiving
Turkey Handprint Craft – Get ready to gobble up the fun! This craft is as adorable as it is easy. Turn those little hands into colorful turkey feathers and create a table-worthy decoration together!
Pilgrim Craft – Voyage back in time with these cute pilgrims! This fun paper craft has a boy and girl version kids can create using our free template. They’re a great way to teach kids about the first Thanksgiving.
Toilet Paper Roll Turkey Craft – Turn those toilet paper tubes into cute turkey pilgrims! They’ll make adorable table decorations this Thanksgiving. There are 2 templates to choose from depending on if you do this craft with one or two kids, or with a classroom full.
Paper Bag Corn Craft – Harvest some autumn fun with this corn puppet! After exploring the corn maze, keep the excitement alive at home with this cute craft. It’s an easy, family-friendly activity that’s perfect for preschoolers to elementary kids.
Thanksgiving Activities for Preschool
For some colorful fun this holiday season, download our Thanksgiving color by number printables for kids! These engaging activities get them to practice important skills like fine motor coordination, color and number recognition, and following instructions.
Whether it’s during the school break or in the classroom, these 6 coloring pages featuring Thanksgiving themed illustrations are sure to keep kids entertained while learning. Grab the crayons and let the coloring fun begin!
These Thanksgiving I Spy printables are perfect for kids who enjoy finding hidden pictures and puzzles. These engaging worksheets foster visual recognition skills and concentration.
Tailor the challenges to your child’s skill level with 6 unique pages that each offer both easy and hard versions. Set them out at the Thanksgiving table or enjoy them any time around the holiday for a brain teasing experience!
This Thanksgiving season, add a dash of learning fun to the festivities with our engaging Thanksgiving worksheets for kids. Kids will have a blast while enhancing letter recognition, mastering patterns, and improving their handwriting with this collection of worksheets.
These festive printables are the perfect choice to keep kids entertained while learning either at home or in the classroom. Whether it’s a quiet moment or an opportunity to sneak in some extra learning, these worksheets are sure to be a hit!
This turkey cut and paste book is a great activity perfect for young readers to practice reading repetitive text, identify sight words, and more. Reading repetitive text is a fantastic way to master new words, especially those tricky sight words that don’t follow phonics rules.
This book is made up of turkeys with different jobs from construction workers to surgeons. Kids will have a blast piecing together their new book and reading it with you.
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More Thanksgiving Ideas
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Flower Turkey template
- Download the flower turkey disguise template, print, and cut out the pieces.
- Begin by gluing the eyes on both sides just below the eyebrows.
- Glue the snood just below the eyes.
- Apply glue to attach the beak to the top of the snood. Covering the lower part of the eyes.
- Next, attach the turkey’s face to the flower using glue.
- Using glue, attach the flower to the turkey’s body.
- Glue the legs to the bottom part of the body.
- Finish up by gluing the feathers to the back of the body.