The Easiest Turkey Hat Crafts from Handprint Headbands to Printables

Updated by Shannon Ratliff

Gobble gobble! Thanksgiving is just around the corner. What better way to kick-off the holiday season than with fun, fall crafts to get your kiddos excited for your big Thanksgiving celebration? From pilgrim hats to handprint turkeys, there are a TON of Thanksgiving crafts you can do with your children this season. Many even come with free, printable templates that your children can color and easily assemble.

If your little turkeys are looking for an easy DIY project that they can bring with them to Thanksgiving dinner then turkey hats are a MUST this fall. Turkey hats make the perfect thanksgiving craft because they usually only require a few materials like construction paper, a stapler and scissors.

Here are some of the best and easiest turkey hat crafts from around the internet.

The best turkey hat craft ideas for kids

Handprint Turkey Hat


Source: Crafty Morning

For a quick and easy DIY, this handprint turkey hat is a great option. All you have to do is trace your little ones’ hands onto red, orange and yellow construction paper, cut out a turkey head using brown paper, and assemble. This craft is perfect for children in PreK and kindergarten!

You can find the full tutorial at Crafty Morning .

Turkey Hat Thanksgiving Headbands


Source: Mom Dot

For the child who wants a step up from a handprint turkey hat, you can freehand some feathers or add in some fake feathers from the craft store. You can even add googly eyes as an extra touch.

The full tutorial can be found at Mom Dot .

Paper Plate Turkey Hats


Source: Honey & Lime

If you’re short on time and can’t make it to the store to buy supplies, no problem! Grab a paper plate, a pair of scissors, glue and markers or paint to create a fabulous turkey hat that your child will never want to take off.

Follow along with the tutorial at Honey & Lime .

Bobbling Turkey Hat


Source: How Wee Learn

A step up from a flat turkey hat, this 3D art project will surely make your kiddo stand out from the rest of the crowd. The best part? All you need for this masterpiece is scotch tape and construction paper.

You can find the full tutorial at How Wee Learn .

Sponge Painted Thanksgiving Turkey Hats


Source: Stay at Home Educator

For the kid who wants a more festive turkey hat, this sponge painted project is the perfect option. Let your child truly express their imagination and creativity with bright colors and glitter.

The full tutorial can be found at Stay at Home Educator .

Brown Paper Bag Turkey Craft


Source: Kindergarten Connection

This brown paper bag hat is another great option if you don’t want to spend a ton of money on supplies. With this easy DIY, you and your kids can turn a boring, brown paper bag into a cute turkey hat that they’ll want to wear for the entire Thanksgiving celebration.

Find the full tutorial at Kindergarten Connection

Printable Turkey Hat Template


Source: PreSchool Play & Learn

If your child’s LOVES to color then you need this free, printable template! All you have to do is print it out and let your kiddo color their heart out. This art project is a great option for keeping younger kids busy during your Thanksgiving celebration.

You can download the free template at PreSchool Play & Learn .

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