Quick! Hide the Turkey! ~ Turkey Craft

Posted on: November 24th, 2010 by

My Kindergartener came home with this turkey craft as Family Homework assignment last week. It was too cute to not share.

Each student was given a blank turkey template for this pre-Thanksgiving Day craft.

Hide the Turkey! ~ Turkey Craft printable

 

The assignment was each family had to work together to disguise the turkey so he would not be recognizable. Personally, I wanted to make him look like Santa. I’d color the back of him brown like Santa’s sack. Then, I’d use red fabric and cotton to give him his costume.

 

My son didn’t like that idea. Instead we used some shells and transformed Tom Turkey into a beach bum. (2014 update: each of my boys have done this in Kindergarten. Son 2 disguised his turkey as a Star Wars Jedi. Son 3 just disguised his as Captain America.)

 

Hide the Turkey! ~ Turkey Craft completed

 

What do you think? How would you disguise a turkey? How would your children disguise a turkey? Print out the turkey craft template and have your kids try it themselves. We’d love to see their designs.

Happy Thanksgiving!

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Jennifer Auer is the hyperlocal mom blogger who runs Jersey Family Fun. From New Jersey, this mom of 3 boys just can’t sit still! Her husband likes to say she’s a work-at-home mom who never stays home. Jennifer started traveling as a child and hasn’t stopped since. Instead of letting her husband and boys slow her down, she brings them along! As her boys transition from tweens to teens there’s still so many places she wants to discover with them both across the U.S. and internationally. She has been a Jersey Girl for 35+ years, and a Jersey Mom for 15+ years and a New Jersey mom blogger for 10 years, although she'd much rather be referred to as an influencer or just by name. She has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a focus on Entrepreneurship from Bryant University in Rhode Island.

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