Are your kids working on a turkey disguise project this fall?
If you’re not familiar, the turkey disguise project is a popular school activity where kids design costumes to hide their turkeys from the farmer.
This unicorn turkey disguise is a great option for little fans of the magical creature. The disguise is easy to make, and it’s sure to get a few laughs from your child’s classmates.
Download the free template and feel free to add some extra special details like glitter or stickers!
Also, be sure to check out all of our turkey disguise project ideas for more creative options.
Disguise A Turkey As A Unicorn
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Unicorn turkey template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)
Download the unicorn turkey template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
Begin to create the turkey disguise by gluing the snood below the eyes and slightly to one side of the middle. Then glue the beak on top of the snood base.
Place the inner ears in the outer ears and glue them in place.
Next, create the turkey feathers by gluing the middle one to the back and top of the turkey’s head. Fan out the rest of the feathers and glue them all the way around the turkey’s body.
Take the turkey’s feet and glue them to the base of the turkey’s body.
Finish up the unicorn disguise by gluing the horn to the top and middle of the turkey’s head.
For more fun turkey ideas, check out our Thanksgiving crafts for kids.
Thanksgiving Ideas For Kids
Thanksgiving is a time for family, friends, and of course, food. But why not make it a time for learning as well?
A Thanksgiving theme can help educate and entertain your kids while they have fun. They’ll learn things like fine motor skills, focus, vocabulary, and scissor practice.
So this Thanksgiving, create a special learning environment for your kids with a Thanksgiving theme. They’ll be thankful that you did.
Kids’ Thanksgiving Books
Parents looking to start a Thanksgiving theme off with their kids will love reading these Thanksgiving children’s books to them.
These books are designed to teach values like being thankful, sharing, and giving. They’re also fun and engaging for the kiddos. Besides all that, reading aloud to your kids can help them improve their vocabulary, develop a love of reading, and increase focus!
So not only are parents teaching their kids important values, but they are learning.
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!
Thanksgiving Kids’ Crafts
Thanksgiving is a time for family, friends, and, of course, crafting! Crafting is not only a fun activity for kids of all ages, but it also has some great benefits. It helps to develop fine motor skills, teaches patience and perseverance, and allows children to express their creativity.
There are tons of easy and fun Thanksgiving crafts that can be done with materials that you probably already have around the house. So break out the paper and glue and get started on some festive holiday crafts with your kids today!
Turkey Craftivity – This turkey craftivity is a great way for kids to get into the Thanksgiving spirit. Not only is it fun, but it also helps them write about what they’re thankful for. All they need is some paper, some glue, and our free template.
Acorn Craft For Kids – One of our favorite fall crafts is this paper acorn craft. These cute little characters are easy to make, and they’re a lot of fun to play with.
Turkey Headband Craft – This turkey craft is perfect for kids to make from colored paper. Just print out the template, cut out the pieces, and glue them together. The kids can also print it out in black and white to color it in. It’s a fun and easy way to keep the little ones busy during Thanksgiving. And when they’re done, they’ll have a cute headband to wear to the feast!
Paper Bag Scarecrow Craft – One fun way to encourage pretend play is by making a scarecrow puppet craft with your kids. It’s a simple project that only requires a few supplies, and the end result is a cute little play item.
Thanksgiving Kids’ Activities
These Thanksgiving do a dot printables are perfect for kids of all ages and abilities. They help kids practice letter recognition, beginning sounds, fine motor skills, counting, and more, all while having fun! So print out these Thanksgiving Do-A-Dot printables and let the kids have fun while learning this Thanksgiving!
Want a great way to keep your kids entertained and engaged? These turkey connect the dots printables are perfect! Not only do they provide lots of fun, but they also help to improve hand-eye coordination. In addition, they can be used to teach young children about numbers and counting. Best of all, they’re completely free and easy to print out at home.
Keep the little ones entertained with these Thanksgiving I spy printables. Not only are they fun, but they’re also helpful for kids’ development. I spy games can help with visual discrimination and fine motor skills. So while they’re having fun, they’re also developing important skills.
More Thanksgiving Fun
- Little girls will look super cute wearing this “Thankful” t-shirt!
- Print out these Thanksgiving play dough tags for a fun classroom surprise for your kids’ friends.
- Decorate your home with these fun Thanksgiving tiered tray decorations.
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More Thanksgiving Ideas
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Unicorn turkey template
- Download the unicorn turkey template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
- Begin to create the turkey disguise by gluing the snood below the eyes and slightly to one side of the middle. Then glue the beak on top of the snood base.
- Place the inner ears in the outer ears and glue them in place.
- Next, create the turkey feathers by gluing the middle one to the back and top of the turkey's head. Fan out the rest of the feathers and glue them all the way around the turkey's body.
- Take the turkey's feet and glue them to the base of the turkey's body.
- Finish up the unicorn disguise by gluing the horn to the top and middle of the turkey's head.