Kids love this simple turkey in disguise Thanksgiving craft! I love seeing all the different incognito turkeys, too, as I find that each child approaches their turkey disguise project differently. It’s an easy activity, too, especially with my free printable! You will also love these adorable turkey crafts!
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Disguise a Turkey Thanksgiving Activity for Kids
Turkeys don’t REALLY want to be eaten, right? Let your kids save some virtual turkeys with this fun turkey in disguise project. Scroll to the end of the post for a free printable to make this project even easier!
Turkey Trouble is the perfect book to read as you complete this activity!
You’ll also love the free I Am Not a Turkey easy reader printable that my friend Cassie of 3 Dinosaurs wrote. It’s a great help for any kids looking for inspiration of ways to disguise their turkeys.
Emma disguised this turkey way back in 2011, when she was five years old. She dressed her turkey up as her dad! Mike only rarely wears a suit to work, but it looks so much more impressive!
This was very much a “family project”. I helped her cut out the shapes after she grew frustrated over not being able to get them to look the way she wanted. You’ll notice that she refused to color more than a handful of feathers. She did enjoy gluing on the disguise. =)
While this is a common kindergarten project, I think that this Thanksgiving craft for kids is one that older children would probably enjoy even more.
This is also an example of something that *should* be fun becoming a chore. Of course, now that it’s a project from years ago Emma has super fond memories of disguising her turkey!
I’m thinking these turkeys could use a lesson from Emma’s paper turkey – there were twenty-one of them partying in our yard Monday morning! They barely moved when I opened the door to take a photo – those tail feathers were already up, showing off who is in charge, I guess. They weren’t nearly as shy as the deer we saw Saturday!
This guy spooked the second I stepped outside. Check out all the white fur on his tail!
Turkey in Disguise Printable
Download our printable for this Thanksgiving craft by clicking on the image below.
How would you disguise a turkey?
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