Thanksgiving Turkey: 8 Crafts & Recipes

The kids are home for Thanksgiving and if you’re like me and my school district then they are home ALL week! Why not get into the Thanksgiving spirit and create some Thanksgiving turkeys that don’t come with any meat? Try out these great craft and decor ideas with your kids (or on your own) this holiday season!

8 Thanksgiving Turkey Ideas

Thanksgiving Turkey – 8 Crafts & Recipes

Thanksgiving Turkey – 8 Crafts & Recipes

1. Pinecone Turkey Placecards

I love getting the kids involved in helping with the holidays. It can be a challenge to get them in the kitchen because it is such a busy place on Thanksgiving Day but letting them help set the table is a great option. These Pinecone Turkey Placecards are a great way to get them involved.

Thanksgiving Turkey – 8 Crafts & Recipes

2. Veggie Thanksgiving Turkey

Take a look in your refrigerator or hit the produce aisle at the store for all of the ingredients you will need for this vegetable Thanksgiving turkey! I think it would make a wonderful starter for those who like to munch before the meal! Find all the details at Eating with Food Allergies.

Thanksgiving Fruit Turkey

3. Fruit Turkey

If you’re looking for another healthy turkey idea for Thanksgiving season, Clean and Scentsible has an adorable fruit turkey that would also be great to have out on the table before the big meal is ready!

Thanksgiving Turkey Favors

4. M&M Turkeys

I love these easy to make Thanksgiving Turkey Favors with M&Ms because I think the kids would love them! They could also be a blast to make with the kids to add to the table setting. You can find all of the directions at Pink Ink Doodle.

Thanksgiving Turkey Sandwich

5. Thanksgiving Turkey Sandwich (not what you’re thinking!)

If you’re looking for something fun to do with the kids the week before Thanksgiving, I love the Turkey Sandwich at Meet the Dubiens!

Toilet Paper Roll Turkey

6. Toilet Paper Roll Turkey

I love a good toilet paper roll craft but Silly Eagle Books has an incredible toilet paper tube Thanksgiving turkey. I love the addition of multiple types of feathers. These would be adorable on the Thanksgiving table!

Popcorn Turkeys

7. Popcorn Turkeys

If you’re looking for something that is a bit more on the fun side and less on the tradition side, 2 Big, 2 Little has some adorable popcorn Thanksgiving Turkeys using a vinyl glove. These would also be great for the table or as fun little favors for kids to take home after the big meal!

Happy Thanksgiving Keepsake

8. Handprint Turkey Keepsake

Handprint crafts are a great way to commemorate the holidays each year. These hand print turkey keepsakes from Share and Remember are even more detailed than a hand print on a sheet of paper. This is a craft I would definitely put in my keepsake box!

Do you have a favorite meatless Thanksgiving turkey craft or recipe?