Thanksgiving is coming up soon, and Mr. Turkey is on a mission to find a way to avoid being on the dinner table. He’s decided to take matters into his own feathers by donning a clever disguise.
Kids can help him transform into a majestic peacock with our turkey disguise peacock craft. This beautiful disguise is bound to keep him safe this Thanksgiving!
This craft is an opportunity for the whole family to bond, share laughter, and work together on a fun and imaginative project. It encourages kids to use their creativity, fine motor skills, and artistic talents while celebrating the spirit of Thanksgiving in a unique way.
If you’re excited to help Mr. Turkey evade the Thanksgiving feast, we have even more turkey disguise project ideas that will ensure a turkey-tastic and safe holiday for our feathered friend.
Peacock Turkey Disguise Project
To get started, you’ll need a few simple supplies, which are easy to find around the house. We’ve also prepared a free template to help guide you through the process. With the supplies listed below, and a dash of creativity, your turkey peacock disguise will be ready in no time.
Download the peacock template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
Take the outer spot of the feather and glue it along the tip of each feather.
Glue the inner spot to each of the outer spots.
Next, glue the turkey’s body to the center of the feathers.
Glue the eyes to the middle of the head, just beneath the eyebrows.
Place the snood just below the middle of both eyes and glue in place.
Glue the beak on top of the snood, covering the lower part of the eyes.
Finish up by gluing the feet on the bottom part of the turkey’s body.
Now your child has an adorable peacock turkey friend! We’re sure they’ll love creating other Thanksgiving crafts too! Be sure to check them out while you are here!
Thanksgiving Ideas for Kindergarten
This time of year is a wonderful opportunity to engage young minds in creative and educational activities. We have a cornucopia of exciting ideas to keep your kindergarteners learning while having a blast this holiday season.
From hands-on crafts to educational activities, we have a variety of options that are sure to keep them engaged and entertained. So if you’re looking for ways to foster their creativity, practice essential skills, or simply have some holiday-themed fun, keep reading below for some of our favorites your kids will love!
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!
Printable Thanksgiving Crafts
Ladybug Turkey Disguise Craft – Mr. Turkey is counting on your kiddo’s creative talents and disguise making skills to keep him safe this Thanksgiving! Transform the turkey into a charming ladybug that’ll surely confuse anyone eyeing it for dinner.
Turkey Handprint Card Craft – Kids can turn their handprints into adorable turkey cards that’ll melt the heart of the recipient. While the kids make this festive keepsake card, they’ll also have the opportunity to exercise some important skills!
Turkey Craftivity – This activity is the perfect blend of craft and writing, allowing kids to showcase their favorite Thanksgiving moments and things they’re grateful for. This is an ideal project to create a Thanksgiving keepsake while expressing gratitude in a unique way with just a few simple materials.
Thankful Turkey Craft – Thanksgiving is all about gratitude, and this year, kids can get in on showing it with a creative twist! This cute turkey craft is made from an old oatmeal container, and lets kids reflect on the good in their lives while enjoying a fun, recycled activity.
Simple Thanksgiving Activities
Use these Thanksgiving do a dot printables when the kids need a fun learning activity to do this November!
Kids will work on various skills, have fun, and keep the screens away when they work on these engaging and fun printables. These pages are full of cute fall characters and objects that your kids will love and keep them excited to learn.
Add a splash of color to your Thanksgiving celebrations with these fantastic Thanksgiving color by number printables for kids! These worksheets are the perfect way to get your little ones in the holiday spirit while honing their number recognition and color word skills.
There are six Thanksgiving themed illustrations your child can enjoy coloring while enhancing their skills. Grab the crayons and these pages for your kids to make some festive holiday art!
Gather up the watercolors and the paint brushes so kids can show off their artistic skills with this fun turkey art project! They’ll paint all the pieces of the turkey template and background how they like, then cut and paste them together on the background to complete their turkey scene.
Your little gobblers will enjoy making this fun Thanksgiving art and be proud to display it as a festive decoration.
Give your little ones a fantastic opportunity to enhance their cognitive and physical development while having a blast with these adorable turkey line tracing printables. These engaging activities are perfect for honing fine motor skills and preparing kids to learn different movements used in handwriting.
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More Thanksgiving Ideas
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Turkey Peacock template
- Download the peacock template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
- Take the outer spot of the feather and glue it along the tip of each feather.
- Glue the inner spot to each of the outer spots.
- Next, glue the turkey’s body to the center of the feathers.
- Glue the eyes to the middle of the head just beneath the eyebrows.
- Place the snood just below the middle of both eyes and glue it down.
- Glue the beak on top of the snood, covering the lower part of the eyes.
- Finish up by gluing the feet on the bottom part of the turkey’s body.