Keep little hands occupied (and clean) this Thanksgiving with the help of these free turkey printable templates. Choose from four different printable turkey templates, including easy printable turkey crafts, below!
Finding things for your kid to do before Thanksgiving, while you cook and clean, and during Thanksgiving while you catch up with family members, sneak that extra piece of pumpkin pie (shhh), plot your Black Friday escapades, or watch the game, is no small feat. Especially if you want something that’s fun, frugal, and doesn’t require hands-on adult supervision. Doubly so if you want the activity to have educational vibes.
Lucky for you, I’ve got a printable for that. (Actually, I’ve got four! 😉 ) Allow me to introduce you to the turkey printable templates.
They may not look like it but trust me, they check all the boxes. Let’s do a run through, shall we? These printable turkey templates are:
- Versatile; each turkey printable can be used as a printable turkey craft, free printable turkey coloring pages, and more.
- Beneficial; for example, if you use these as free printable turkey coloring pages they can decrease stress and anxiety, increase creativity, improve fine motor coordination, and more!
- Simple; even when used as printable turkey crafts, these templates require little (if any) supervision or help from Mom and Dad.
Printable Turkey Template: Big Bird
This printable turkey template is one big bird! Uses for this template include a turkey outline printable for tracing, a free printable turkey coloring page, and more. If you’re using this as a turkey outline printable you can have your kid help create things like Thanksgiving décor or table centerpieces.
Bonus: In addition to this turkey outline printable, here are even more templates you and your kid can use for crafts and decorating. For example, your kid could use this turkey printable, the fall leaf template printable, and these free pumpkin printables to create a Thanksgiving-themed mobile.
- 6 Free Fall Leaf Template Printables
- 18 Free Printable Star Templates
- 6 Free Printable Flower Templates
- 12 Free Printable Heart Templates Cut Outs
- 3 Free Printable Sunflower Pattern Templates
- 6 Free Printable Shamrock Templates
- 6 Free Printable Four Leaf Clover Templates
Printable Turkey Craft: Some Assembly Required
If you’re looking for easy printable turkey crafts (or Thanksgiving crafts), look no further than this template! It’s a coloring sheet and simple craft project combined. Have your kid color the turkey body printable and printable turkey feather template, cut the pieces out using safety scissors, and then assemble Mr. (or Mrs.) Turkey using a child-safe glue stick or tape.
Tip: You can also use the printable turkey feather template or turkey body printable to trace if you’re trying to re-create a turkey for another craft project, such as a Thanksgiving page in your scrapbook.
Bonus: If you want more printable turkey crafts and fall and Thanksgiving crafts be sure to check out:
- Turkey Headband Craft Template
- 50 Thanksgiving Activities for Preschoolers
- 25 Preschool Thanksgiving Crafts
- 50 Fall Craft Ideas for Kids
Disguise a Turkey Printable: Pilgrim
With this turkey printable your kid will color the turkey body printable and printable turkey feather template and then assemble them. The point is to help the turkey disguise himself (or herself) and hide out until turkey day has come and gone. 😉
Bonus: A pilgrim hat probably isn’t the best disguise for this turkey. Your kid can find more how to disguise a turkey template printables here!
Disguise a Turkey Printable: Native American
Here’s another opportunity for your kid to help the turkey hide out. Perhaps he’ll have better luck as a Native American? If your kid is working on his or her ABCs, consider adding a layer to this printable turkey craft by having him or her complete multiple turkey printables and then write names on them. (In other words, use them as table place cards.)
Bonus: Here are even more Thanksgiving and turkey-themed printables and activities!