Are you looking for ideas for Thanksgiving props? Check out these fabulous turkey masks we made for you to wear on Thanksgiving.
These printable turkey masks are not only cook to look at but they’re also very fun to make. Use the free turkey mask printable patterns to make fun Thanksgiving props for this Thanksgiving. These fun printable turkey masks are a great addition to your Thanksgiving party.
How To Make Thanksgiving Props: Turkey Mask
This turkey mask craft for kids comes with very easy patterns so that kids of any age can easily make these. Even though this is a kids’ craft it’s still suitable for adults.
Tools and materials:
- Colorful Cardstock Papers.
- Colorful Sharpies.
Download Turkey Mask Template
Step 1: Prepare Your Materials:
Once you have downloaded the free printable turkey templates, print them out on an A4 sized paper.
Select the colorful Cardstock Papers to make your turkey masks.
Use brown shaded cardstock paper for the main base.
For the feathers use red, yellow, and orange craft papers.
For the beak use yellow or mustard colored paper and for the wattle use red or light red colored craft paper.
Step 2: Prepare The Masks Ba
Use the attached PDF template to cutout the mask pattern out of brown shaded cardstock paper.
Use a brown colored Sharpie to draw outlines on the mask pattern.
Step 4: Cut Out The Feathers
Cut out the feather shapes out of red, yellow, and orange cardstock papers.
First, glue the red large feather on the top middle part of the mask pattern.
Then, glue two orange feathers on two sides of the red feather.
Then, glue the rest of the feathers one by one.
Then glue the wattle and beak on the bottom middle part of the mask to finish making your turkey mask craft.
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Learn Fun Facts About Turkeys:
Appearance: Turkeys are large birds with colorful feathers. Male turkeys are called “toms” or “gobblers” and have a fleshy wattle and a prominent snood on their head. Female turkeys are called “hens.”
Gobble, Gobble: Turkeys are known for their distinctive gobbling sound, which they use to communicate with each other, especially during the breeding season.
Wild and Domesticated: There are wild turkeys and domesticated turkeys. Wild turkeys live in forests, while domesticated turkeys are raised on farms along with other farm animals, they are much more friendly compared to wild turkeys.
Thanksgiving Tradition: In the United States, turkey is a traditional dish for Thanksgiving. Families often gather to enjoy a roast turkey with stuffing and other delicious sides.
Native to North America: Turkeys are native to North America. The wild turkey is one of the most recognizable birds in the United States and has been adopted as the country’s national bird by Benjamin Franklin.
Male turkeys have an elaborate courtship display to attract females. They puff up their feathers, fan their tails, and make a gobbling sound to impress the hens.
Turkeys Can Fly: Despite their large size, wild turkeys are surprisingly good fliers. They can fly for short distances and get in trees at night to stay safe from predators.
Lifespan: Wild turkeys can live for several years, while domesticated turkeys typically have a much shorter lifespan.
Social Birds: Turkeys are social animals and often travel in flocks. This helps them stay safe from predators, as they can warn each other of danger.
Good Vision: Turkeys have very good vision, which helps them spot predators from a distance.
Male turkeys have more colorful and vibrant feathers than females. They often have iridescent feathers that can appear to change color when they move.
There are several kinds of domesticated turkeys, including the Broad Breasted White and the Heritage. Each has its own characteristics.