Paper Turkey Craft for Kids

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Get ready to celebrate Thanksgiving with this adorable turkey craft for kids.

I love a simple crafts, and this one is just the Thanksgiving craft to choose to make with your kids. Simply print out the free template and gather glue, scissors, and construction paper to create this Thanksgiving turkey craft.

How to make a Thanksgiving Turkey Craft


  • Colored papers such as cardstock or construction paper
  • Craft glue
  • Black marker or pen
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Template


Print out the turkey template and cut out all the pattern pieces.

Choose the colored papers you’d like to use for your turkey. Pick fall colors such as red, orange and yellow.

Trace the template pieces on your chosen craft papers then cut them out.

Glue the two feet pieces on the bottom of the body cutout.

Glue the wattle near the bottom side of the head cutout, slightly away from the middle as shown below. 

Glue the beak cutout near the wattle. 

Glue the individual features onto the tail background piece.

Fill the feather background with feather pieces in any color order you like. 

Glue the turkey’s body onto the tail feather piece.

Use a black marker or pen to draw the eyes of the turkey to complete the Thanksgiving craft. 

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