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29 Easy Turkey Disguise Project Ideas For Kids [Free Templates]

The turkey is in trouble!

Every year, it’s the same story: the turkey is chosen as the main course for Thanksgiving dinner, and every year, it narrowly escapes becoming someone’s meal.

This year, the turkey has decided to take matters into its own hands by disguising itself in plain sight. That’s where these turkey disguise projects come in.

These easy and cute turkey crafts will help the turkey blend in with its surroundings, so hopefully, it won’t end up on the dinner table.

From a turkey disguised as a rainbow to a turkey wearing a ballerina disguise, these turkey project ideas are sure to keep the turkey safe this Thanksgiving.

So get your craft supplies ready, download the free printable templates, and let’s get started! Also, be sure to check out all of our Thanksgiving crafts for more fun turkey ideas!

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Below we’re sharing all of our fun turkey disguise ideas! Be sure to check back for more creative turkey costumes.

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If you’re looking for a fun and festive Thanksgiving family project, look no further than this pirate turkey in disguise! This easy-to-make craft is perfect for little ones and is sure to get them into the holiday spirit. Best of all, you probably already have all the supplies you need around the house.

Mr Turkey is on the run! In order to evade capture, he’s donned a scarecrow turkey disguise and is hiding in plain sight.  Use our free turkey template and make this cute craft! It’s the perfect fall-time activity for your kiddos.

Turkey may be the main dish on Thanksgiving, but that doesn’t mean she wants to be eaten! This ballerina turkey craft is the perfect way for your child’s turkey to escape the dinner table. Your kids will love her creative disguise!

If you’re looking for a great way to keep your turkey safe this Thanksgiving, why not try this disguise a turkey pilgrim craft? With just a few simple materials, your kids can transform their turkeys into a hilarious disguise that is sure to confuse even the most seasoned of hunters.

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Do your kids always seem to choose the biggest, juiciest turkey to be on the holiday table? This year, let them in on the secret of how to make sure Ms. Turkey stays off the menu.

With a little bit of creativity and some simple supplies, they can turn her into a beautiful princess that no one will be able to find! For directions, check out this princess turkey disguise craft!

Give your turkey a fighting chance this Thanksgiving with this disguise a turkey rainbow craft! This colorful camouflage is the perfect disguise! It will surely confuse the farmer, and your kids will have a blast making it. Plus, this adorable turkey craft is a creative way to work your kids all important fine motor skills!

Get your kids into the holiday spirit with this fun and festive Santa turkey disguise craft! This simple project is perfect for disguising that pesky turkey so it doesn’t get eaten on Thanksgiving or Christmas Day. Your kids will love their little Santa Claus turkeys!

As anyone who has ever celebrated Thanksgiving knows, the holiday is all about the turkey. But what if the turkey doesn’t want to be eaten? This is where the flamingo turkey disguise comes in. This crafty disguise is an easy way to help the turkey evade being served for dinner.

Have you ever heard of a gingerbread man trying to outsmart a farmer? This Thanksgiving, put your kids’ creativity to the test with this classic yet fun activity– making a disguise for the gingerbread man so he can avoid becoming dinner!

This gingerbread man turkey disguise is a fun craft that will get kids excited for Thanksgiving and Christmas! You could even hang them on the Christmas tree once they’re done.

This Thanksgiving, help your kids protect a turkey from becoming dinner by letting them create a disguise!

This disguise a turkey mermaid craft is perfect for even the youngest artist, as all you need is some construction paper, scissors, and glue. Who knows – maybe she’ll be so well disguised that the farmer won’t even think twice about her!

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If you’re looking for a blank turkey to make any disguise your kids can dream up, check out these disguise a turkey printables. We’ve given you a few ideas of how you can turn them into Pete the Cat, an Among Us astronaut, Pikachu, and Forky!

These creative projects are so much fun, that your kids will want to make them all holiday season long. They could even add some googly eyes to their favorite disguise – how fun!

Is the turkey in danger of being eaten by guests? Do you need a clever way to hide it from prying eyes? If so, then this popcorn turkey disguise craft is perfect! Use our free turkey disguise template and put your kid’s artistic skills to the test. This activity would also make a great Thanksgiving season school project or fun craft at home!

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, kids all over the country are busy crafting creative disguises for their beloved turkeys. This unicorn turkey disguise craft is perfect for kids who want to give their turkey a little extra protection from becoming someone’s dinner.

The turkey activity is simple to make and only requires a few supplies, including construction paper, scissors, and glue.

This Thanksgiving, keep your turkey safe from becoming the main course by teaching your kids how to make a spy turkey disguise craft. This cute and clever project is perfect for little ones who want to help keep Mr. Turkey alive, and it’s sure to get a few laughs!

It’s that time of year again! Time to have the kids put on their thinking caps and come up with some imaginative ways to save the turkey! This year, why not try this disguise a turkey cat craft?

With a little imagination, some construction paper, and some glue, your kids can turn their turkey into a cat! They can also customize their turkey cat however they want – try cotton balls, pom poms, or even pipe cleaners for extra texture and detail.

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Let’s give Mr. Turkey a whimsical twist this Thanksgiving! Our little friend gets a mischievous makeover when kids make this Grinch turkey disguise craft, transforming him into none other than the Grinch himself. With a dash of creativity and a sprinkle of fun, we’ll be bringing a touch of Whoville to our holiday celebrations.

The turkey will get to strut his stuff this Thanksgiving with a craft that’s as vibrant as it is fun! This turkey disguise peacock craft lets kids transform the traditional turkey into a beautiful, majestic peacock. It’s a delightful twist that not only sparks creativity but also encourages the development of fine motor skills and artistic talents.

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Our feathered friend has taken a leaf out of the ladybug’s book, swapping its plumage for a vibrant red shell and black spots! Kids will be buzzing with excitement as they bring to life this ladybug turkey disguise craft.

Who says turkeys can’t be as cute as pandas? With a few clever tweaks, your children or students can turn their gobbling friend into a cuddly panda, complete with black-and-white markings and a sweet smile. Just download the template and make this panda turkey disguise craft.

Add a pop of color to your Thanksgiving celebration with our vibrant turkey friend! This is no ordinary bird, but a feathered friend who’s traded his plumage for a rainbow of colors. The little ones will have a blast bringing this turkey crayon disguise craft colorful character to life, all while getting into the holiday spirit.

Blast off into a world of creativity this Thanksgiving! With this astronaut turkey disguise craft, your little ones will have a blast turning their turkey into an out-of-this-world adventurer.

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Get ready for a gobble-licious adventure this Thanksgiving! We’re turning turkey time into mummy magic. With this disguise a turkey mummy craft, kids can transform their feathered friends into cute creatures of the night.

Mr. Turkey is trading his feathers for a cozy hat and beard, resulting in a delightful gnome disguise. Kids will enjoy creating their own whimsical woodland creature, right down to the mushroom details. Check out our gnome turkey disguise craft to see all the details.

Kids can score some major fun points with this disguise a turkey basketball player craft that’s perfect for sports fans! The little turkey is trading his feathers for a jersey and hitting the court, ready to make that slam dunk. With a little creativity, kids can transform this bird into a basketball superstar!

Who’s ready for some festive football fun? Our football turkey disguise is helping Mr. Turkey swap his feathers for a football and step onto the gridiron! This is a real touchdown of a craft that kids will have fun making!

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Here’s a mission that’s as stealthy as it is creative – transforming our turkey into a super cool ninja. This disguise a turkey ninja craft is perfect for little agents aged between 3-10 years who are ready to take on a fun and exciting project.

Who says turkeys can’t be penguins? Enter into a world of icy fun and frolic in the snow with this adorable penguin turkey disguise craft! It’s a waddle-worthy activity that will keep kids entertained while on Thanksgiving break.

Oh, what a blooming delight we have here! This flower turkey disguise craft is not just your regular project, it’s a turkey that’s decided to embrace the beauty of nature and transform into a charming flower. Imagine the giggles as kids bring to life a turkey that’s as colorful as a garden in full bloom.

Check out this spooky turkey transformation when kids make this disguise a turkey as a ghost craft! They’ll have a blast giving their gobbler a ghostly makeover, all while exercising their creativity and fine motor skills.

This turkey in disguise police officer craft is on a mission to dodge the dinner table. It is a fun activity that offers your kiddos a chance to let their creativity shine and develop essential skills like hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills.

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Thursday 18th of April 2024

These are super cute and easy for the kids to make!


Thursday 18th of April 2024

Oh, good! That's our hope!


Saturday 18th of November 2023

me encantan tus proyectos. muchas gracias


Monday 20th of November 2023

You're welcome! And thank you ◡̈

Alexandria Richardson

Thursday 16th of November 2023

Love it!~


Thursday 16th of November 2023

Thanks! I hope you found a turkey disguise project idea you kiddo can use!


Tuesday 14th of November 2023

i know my littles will love this


Wednesday 15th of November 2023

Woohoo! So glad ◡̈


Tuesday 14th of November 2023

Fun for all ages!


Wednesday 15th of November 2023

Yay! That's what we're hoping for!

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