Cute Turkey Thanksgiving Craft (Free Printable)

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Looking for an easy Thanksgiving craft to do with your kids? This Cute Turkey Thanksgiving Craft made with a toilet paper roll is creative, and easy to make, and the kids will love it. 

This Turkey Toilet paper Roll Craft would look great on a Thanksgiving table as decor that your kids would take pride in creating. We love Fall Crafts and Printables and this easy Turkey Craft is perfect for kids of all ages. All you need is some construction paper, a toilet paper roll, glue, scissors, and google eyes.

Crafting is a fun way to spend time with family and friends, especially during the holiday season. Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks and celebrate with loved ones. One way to add some festive cheer to your Thanksgiving celebration is by creating a cute turkey craft using a toilet paper roll.

Toilet paper roll crafts are inexpensive and easy to make. They are also versatile and can be customized to fit any theme or occasion. This cute Thanksgiving turkey craft is perfect for children and adults alike. It requires only a few materials and can be completed in just a few simple steps.

This easy craft is perfect for younger kids or older kids who love to cut, paste, and glue craft projects.  Projects like this help develop fine motor skills in young kids.

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Supplies needed to make this Cute Thanksgiving Turkey Craft:

Toilet paper rolls/Cardboard Craft Tubes

Googly eyes


Red and orange construction paper

Brown Paper (optional – you only need it if you are cutting out brown feathers)

Glue Stick or Hot Glue


If making feathers, Printable Turkey Template (download at the bottom of this post Printables are for personal use only)

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The festivities at Thanksgiving are coming up, and your kids will be so excited to make their own turkey crafts. You can find all the instructions below to make this adorable Turkey Toilet paper roll craft.

How to use the Free Turkey Craft Template

With this craft, you can purchase the colored feathers or you can print and use this free Turkey Craft Template. (Scroll down for the free template download)

Another fun Thanksgiving craft is this Disguise the Turkey Thanksgiving Activity. The activity allows children to use their imagination and creativity to come up with unique ways to disguise their turkeys.

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How to make a Turkey Toilet Paper Roll Craft

First, gather all of the supplies needed as mentioned above. You can use a toilet paper roll for this project, or you can purchase cardboard rolls online.

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If using the free turkey feather template, cut the colored feathers out, or print out the black and white feathers and allow your child to color those. If not, purchase the colored feathers here.

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Glue the desired amount of feathers on the back of the toilet paper roll. (3-6 feathers is a recommendation.) Set aside to dry.  The toilet paper roll will become the turkey’s body after the face and feathers are attached.  

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Glue the googly eyes onto the front of the toilet paper roll.

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Cut out a beak from the orange construction paper.

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Glue on under the googly eyes. 

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Cut out a red (wattle) and glue under the beak. Allow plenty of time to dry.

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Displaying Your Fun Turkey Crafts

Once you have completed your cute Thanksgiving turkey craft using a toilet paper roll, you may be wondering how to display it. There are many creative ways to showcase your craft and add a festive touch to your Thanksgiving decor.

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One great way to display your turkey craft is to place it on a table or shelf. You can create a small scene by adding other Thanksgiving decorations such as fall leaves, pumpkins, and candles. Alternatively, you can create a centerpiece by placing your turkey craft in the middle of your dining table and surrounding it with other Thanksgiving-themed items.

If you want to get even more creative, you can incorporate your turkey craft into a larger DIY project. For example, you can make a wreath by attaching several turkey crafts to a foam ring. Or, you can create a Thanksgiving garland by stringing together several turkey crafts with fall leaves and other decorations.

No matter how you choose to display your Thanksgiving turkey craft, it is sure to add a cute and festive touch to your home during the holiday season.

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Easy Turkey Crafts

Now, you have a completed turkey made from a toilet paper roll. Make several and you will have the perfect turkey table display at Thanksgiving dinner. You could add these turkeys to the center of the children’s table. The kids would be proud that their handmade project is displayed.

These fun Thanksgiving Turkey Crafts for Thanksgiving activities are the perfect way to encourage family bonding over the Thanksgiving holidays and have a great time. Happy Turkey Day!

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