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Handprint Turkey Craft

Gobble, gobble! This crafty spin on the classic handprint turkey doubles as an adorable Thanksgiving decoration and special keepsake, too.

How to Make a Handprint Turkey


  • Turkey template
  • Coloring utensils (markers, crayons, colored pencils, etc.)
  • Scissors
  • Glue


1. Print the turkey template, color each piece, and then cut out.

Child coloring handprint turkey craft template
2. Glue the parts onto the body.

Child cutting out handprint turkey template
3. Trace your child’s hand on 2-4 colors of paper and cut out.

Child tracing their hand to make a turkey
4. Glue the handprints on the back of the turkey. These will be the feathers.

Handprint turkey craft materials

Free Handprint Turkey Template

Handprint Turkey Craft template and instructions

Download Handprint Turkey Template


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