Turkey face template

Download the Free Turkey headband Template and make this Easy Turkey Craft for Toddlers. Find step-by-step instructions and Paper Crafts for kids on CraftingJeannie.com!

Turkey headband craft - hand holding paper turkey headband for kids

This cute paper Turkey Hat is so easy and so cute! Kids will love making it and wearing it on Thanksgiving. It’s a classic fall and Thanksgiving craft.

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Get the Free Turkey Hat Printable below and you will be able to make enough supplies for a group of 20 kids (or more!) with only about 10 minutes of cutting.

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Did you know, the turkeys are from North America and date back to over 20 million years ago? Read more at Wikipedia.com.

Here’s What You Need

Here’s your turkey craft supply list (This post contains affiliate links to the products mentioned. Read my disclosure policy for more information):

  • Free Turkey Headband Template <— Get it Here!
  • colored copy paper, colored cardstock, or construction paper
  • scissors
  • glue sticks

Step 1: Download and Print the Free Tureky Hat Template

Download the Free Turkey Hat Printable. In the next step, learn how to quickly cut out as many as you need.

pages of turkey headband printable
Use the template to quickly cut out as many turkey hat shapes as you need.

Step 2: Staple and Cut Out the Turkey Craft Shapes

Turkey headband craft template ready for cutting
print template and staple to multiple sheets of paper before cutting

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Once you have the print outs, staple them to construction paper and cut out the shapes you need.

Note: If you want to make this craft with a group of kids, you can staple the template to up to 10 sheets of copy paper, 5 sheets of cardstock or 5-8 sheets of construction paper.

So, did you know, you can staple together 10 pieces of copy paper and cut out 10 shapes at a time?! That’s my SECRET to fast & easy crafting.

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Stapling the paper is very important because it makes sure it doesn’t move as you cut. The more staples the better. Cardstock is the thickest so you may only be able to cut 5 sheets at a time.

Turkey hat pieces ready to glue together
each child should have a headband, feathers, face, eyes & beak (optional decorative squares)

Step 3: How to Assemble

The kids will love making and wearing their Turkey Hat!

making turkey headband - brown construction paper with stapler
Steps 1 & 2: Make the headband with the brown strip of paper.
  1. Staple or glue the two brown strips together at one end.
  2. Measure the child’s head and staple the strips together at the other end to make the circular headband.
  3. Glue the eyes and nose onto the brown circle to make the turkey face
  4. Glue the brown circle face onto the headband
  5. Glue each feather onto the back of the turkey face/head band
  6. Optional: decorate the band of the headband with stickers or construction paper squares.
  7. Don’t forget to put your name on the back.
Paper Turkey Hat Craft - by Crafting Jeannie

And you’re finished!

This is a great craft for Thanksgiving and Fall. The Turkey Headband craft is easy enough for preschool, elementary, Scouts or just a fun craft at home idea.

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As always, I try to make my crafts fast, easy & inexpensive. Enjoy!

Want to remember this Turkey Craft for Toddlers? Pin it to your favorite Pinterest board!

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