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Princess Turkey Disguise Craft For Kids [Free Template]

Even if your kids are a little bummed that the summer is ending, they’re probably just as excited to know that Thanksgiving is right around the corner. 

From jumping in the leaves to apple-picking trips, and holiday parades, our children expect the fall to be nonstop fun. But for moms who have to do a million things before Thanksgiving… the holidays can be anything but. 

So if you’re looking for Thanksgiving crafts for kids that guarantee hours of fun, then you’ve found it! 

This princess turkey disguise craft is perfect for kids of all ages, and the best part is… there’s no right or wrong way to do it!

All you need is a dash of creativity, some glue, and the free printable to make your own Pinterest-worthy masterpiece. 

Make it today and be sure to check out all of our turkey disguise project ideas! We’ve got tons of fun turkey in disguise printable outfits and crafts for your kids to enjoy.

Turkey Disguise Princess

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Have you heard of the turkey in disguise project? Here’s a little background…

The turkey in disguise project takes place during the month of November in the United States and it’s by far one of our favorite school projects. In it, students have to come up with clever turkey disguise ideas to save him from being eaten for Thanksgiving. 

The disguised turkeys can be anything from their favorite football player or baseball player to Wonder Woman or Captain America (superhero turkeys are always a winner), a ninja turkey or a beautiful princess! It’s all about using your imagination and having fun with it.

How adorable is that? Not only is this project cute, but it also allows you to connect creatively as a family. And if your kiddos are crazy about turkeys, pilgrims, pumpkins, and costumes, they’re going to love this princess turkey disguise activity. 

Aside from encouraging kids to think creatively, this turkey project also improves fine motor skills.

Supplies

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

Directions

Download the turkey template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.

hands holding princess turkey disguise craft template

Begin by gluing the bangs to the front and top of the turkey’s head. Take the main portion of the hair and glue it to the middle and back of the turkey’s head.

hand gluing bangs to princess turkey disguise craft
hand gluing hair to princess turkey disguise craft

Next, glue the dress to the turkey’s body.

hand gluing dress to princess turkey disguise craft

Place the wings, one on each side of the dress, and glue them in place.

hand gluing wings to princess turkey disguise craft

Glue the snood in between and near the bottom of the eyes, then glue the beak on top of it.

hand gluing snood to princess turkey disguise craft
hand gluing beak to princess turkey disguise craft

Next, glue the crown to the turkey’s hair.

hand gluing crown to princess turkey disguise craft

Finish by gluing the body of the turkey to the middle of the tail feathers.

hand gluing feathers to princess turkey disguise craft

Now that you’ve managed to disguise a turkey princess, she can be avoided being eaten for Thanksgiving dinner. Your kids will love creating their own turkey in this cute princess disguise!

For more fun, check out our Thanksgiving crafts for kids to find your next family project.

hand holding princess turkey disguise craft

Thanksgiving Ideas For Kids

Turkey, stuffing, and pumpkin pie are just a few of the things that come to mind when we think of Thanksgiving. For many families, this holiday is all about spending time together and giving thanks for all of the blessings in our lives.

If you’re looking for a way to bond with your kids this Thanksgiving, fun activities are always a great idea. Try reading books about pilgrims and Native Americans, working on a craft project together, or doing simple educational activities.

No matter what you do, spending time with your kids is sure to create cherished memories that will last long after the turkey has been eaten.

princess turkey disguise craft

Kids Thanksgiving Books

This Thanksgiving, while the kids are home from school and you’re all gathered around the fire, take some time to dust off an old favorite and read it out loud.

It’s the perfect activity to enjoy together while also promoting literacy and a love of reading. Not only that, but studies have shown that reading out loud to children has a number of benefits. It can improve their vocabulary, help them to understand new concepts, and even increase their attention span.

So this holiday season, curl up with a good book and enjoy some quality time with your little ones. They’re sure to love it.

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!

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Kids’ Thanksgiving Crafts

One of the best ways to celebrate Thanksgiving with the little ones is by having an arsenal of crafts that will keep the little ones busy for hours. That’s where these fun fall activities come in.

They’re not only a great way to get their creativity flowing, but they will also get the whole family involved and give you a lifetime of memories.

Toilet Paper Roll Pilgrim – This craft is not only cute enough to go on the fridge, but you can use it to spruce up your Thanksgiving decor year after year. Your little ones will love making these historical figures from old toilet roll tubes. All you’ll need is some toilet paper rolls, crayons, glue, and this free printable!

Turkey Popsicle Stick Craft – You probably already have everything you need to make this sweet turkey popsicle stick craft right at home. Gather some glue, a few popsicle sticks, paint, colored cardstock, and the free turkey printable to make this adorable little guy. Handmade pieces like this also make great gifts for family and friends!

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Scarecrow Headband Craft For Kids – This is the easiest DIY to get the little ones into the Thanksgiving spirit. You can choose between two options – a paper craft for older kids, or a black-and-white version for little kids to color. Add in some cotton balls, tissue paper, or pom poms and let your kid’s creativity soar with this fun activity.

Paper Bag Corn Craft – This fun craft is something you can make together with the kids, then place it as a decoration on your Thanksgiving dinner table. The only craft materials you need are some colored cardstock, markers, some glue, a pair of scissors, a brown paper bag, and of course, your child’s imagination. Download the free template, print it, and start crafting!

Thanksgiving Kids’ Activities

The sky’s the limit when it comes to kids activities, so don’t be afraid to let your creativity run wild whether you’re using these Thanksgiving activities in the classroom, in a homeschool setting, or as a fun standalone project at home.

Looking for some holiday printables for your classroom or home? These educational turkey worksheets for kids are so much fun, it doesn’t even feel like a classroom lesson. This activity introduces kids to the letter T, helps them practice writing, and teaches them about turkeys.

This roll a turkey printable game activity is a fun way to work on counting, and learn about colors, patience, and turkeys! Keep this incredible boredom buster on hand for when the little ones get restless and start getting bored before the big day.

collage of thankgiving kids activities

Let the kiddos embrace their artistic side with this collection of turkey coloring pages. The good news is they’re 100% free and absolutely adorable! A simple and pretty way to get the kiddos busy while you work your magic in the kitchen.

If you’re looking for a simple holiday activity that’s virtually zero prep, then you’ve found it with these Thanksgiving do a dot printables. It doesn’t matter if you’re using it in the classroom or at home, all you have to do is download the pages, print it, and let the kids get going!

hand holding princess turkey disguise craft with a second one in the background

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princess turkey disguise craft

Princess Turkey Disguise Craft For Kids

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

This princess turkey disguise craft is perfect for kids of all ages, and the best part is… there’s no right or wrong way to do it! All you need is a dash creativity, some glue, and the free printable to make your own Pinterest-worthy masterpiece. 

Materials

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

Instructions

  1. Download the turkey template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Begin by gluing the bangs to the front and top of the turkey's head. Take the main portion of the hair and glue it to the middle and back of the turkey's head. hand gluing bangs to princess turkey disguise craft
  3. Next, glue the dress to the turkey's body.
  4. Place the wings, one on each side of the dress, and glue them in place. hand gluing wings to princess turkey disguise craft
  5. Glue the snood in between and near the bottom of the eyes, then glue the beak on top of it.
  6. Next, glue the crown to the turkey's hair. hand gluing crown to princess turkey disguise craft
  7. Finish by gluing the turkey body to the middle of the feathers.

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Lindsay

Tuesday 7th of November 2023

Thank you! What a huge help!

Sam

Wednesday 8th of November 2023

You're welcome! Glad you can use it!

Judy Twomey

Thursday 2nd of November 2023

Thank you for the princess and unicorn template

Sam

Friday 3rd of November 2023

You're welcome! Thanks for being a reader ◡̈

Bonnie

Tuesday 15th of November 2022

Thanks

Sam

Tuesday 15th of November 2022

You're welcome!

Claudia

Tuesday 8th of November 2022

Thank you for the template, it is perfect for my class.

Sam

Tuesday 8th of November 2022

You're very welcome!

Evelyn Maldonado

Saturday 5th of November 2022

Great template

Sam

Monday 7th of November 2022

Thanks!

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