Our free build a turkey printable template is so much fun for kids this Thanksgiving! Just print, color, and cut out the pieces to build your own turkey.
Free Build-a-turkey craft template
Here comes Thanksgiving, which means lots of time with family and friends! We love to spend time together and the kids are always looking for fun stuff to do while we cook and chat. This free printable build a turkey is a fun Thanksgiving project for them to make!
A Fun Thanksgiving Turkey to Color
Our free build a turkey printable template features a cute color and print turkey page with tutorial that kids can cut & build to celebrate Thanksgiving. We are always looking for activities to keep the kids busy at the Thanksgiving table, and this fun turkey printout is a great way to do that!
Free Build A Turkey Printable Template for Kids
Thanksgiving crafts are lots of fun and this turkey craft is great for school-aged children. Make our color and cut turkey with your kids this Thanksgiving. The free printable turkey cut-out template and instructions can be found below.
Materials needed for this build-a-turkey project
- Download our Thanksgiving build-a-turkey printable template
- A printer and white standard-sized paper (cardstock preferred)
- Crayons or colored pencils
- Scissors (age-appropriate)
- School glue
Print out the turkey cut out template
To get started, click the image below to print out the build a turkey template. A PDF will open in a new window. This printable is 8.5×11-inches in size, so you can print this out on a standard-sized piece of paper. Make sure it’s set to “fit to page” when you print, and we do recommend that you print on white card stock paper if you have it.
Color this printable turkey template
Break out the crayons or colored pencils and color each of the turkey’s parts on the turkey cut-out template. Get creative and color the body, feathers, wings, and other body parts with any colors you choose.
If you need help identifying the turkey body parts, take a look at the image below to guide you.
How to Make the Printable Cut-Out Turkey
Next, when you are finished coloring, cut out each of the turkey parts and build your turkey! You can put your turkey together however you wish, but here is the order of steps we took to build ours:
- Flip the body upside down
- Glue on the feathers, colored side down
- Flip the turkey back over and glue on the face – eyes, wattle, then the triangle nose in the middle
- Glue on the wings
- Glue on the feet
Here is what it should look like when you assemble your turkey (and feel free to print the image below if you just want a turkey to color and print!) …
…and here’s how our cute little paper turkeys came out!
Have fun with this build your own turkey template!
If you like crafting during the holidays with your family, we hope you love this turkey craft! Go ahead and give our printable build a turkey a try and let us know what you think. Whether you are using this turkey printable template in your classroom or at home, w[e would love to see how you chose to decorate and build your turkeys!
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