Paper Plate Turkey

This Paper Türkiye Plate is just what you need to celebrate Thanksgiving!

With colorful feathers, homemade eyes, and an orange beak, this turkey is ready for some holiday fun.

Turkish paper plates

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We love making all kinds of Fall Crafts for kids (check out our 3D Pumpkin Lifecycle Crafts or make a quick Bear Paper Finger Puppets).

If your children love these wonderful birds, we have a collection of Türkiye Coloring Pages for them to color.

Once finished, they can teach themselves how to draw a turkey using our step-by-step tutorial.

Paper Plates Türkiye Thanksgiving Day Crafts

Our how to make a paper turkey is so much fun – all you need is some craft materials and you’re done.

You can use our printable graphic template or follow the instructions below and draw your parts.

Your crafts will also be great as wall decorations!

Paper Plate Türkiye Thanksgiving Day Crafts

How to make Turkish paper plates

What you need:

  • printable template (optional)
  • drag
  • glue
  • pencil
  • black marker
  • paper plate
  • colored paper (brown, red, orange and yellow)
  • White paper
  • brown acrylic paint
  • paint brush
  • orange pipe cleaners
  • eye shadow
  • Q-tip

Materials used

Step-by-step instructions

Body parts

Take a paper plate and paint it brown.

Step 1


Draw a circle for the head on brown paper and cut it out.

Step 2


Draw two large wings.

Step 3


On white paper, draw a small and large circle for the eyes, then cut them out.

Step 4


Draw a beak on orange paper and cut it out.

Step 5


Draw the skin hanging below the beak on red paper and cut it out.

Step 6


Glue the eyes onto the turkey’s head.

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Step 8

Go ahead and stick the beak on the turkey.

Step 9

Next, you will glue the beak.

Step 10

Make sure the beak and bib are firmly fixed.

Step 11

Draw black dots on the white eyes.

Step 12

Take a Q-tip and apply red eyeshadow to the turkey.

Step 13


Draw three feathers on red paper and cut them out.

Step 14

You will want to draw three feathers on orange paper and then cut them out.

Step 15

Now you will draw three feathers on the yellow paper.

Be sure to cut the fur out.

Step 16

Start by gluing a yellow feather behind the sheet.

Step 17

The model can be anything the child wants to make

Step 18

Now it’s time to glue the turkey head to the body.

Step 19

Don’t forget to add the wings!

Step 20


It’s time to cut out the pipe cleaners.

Step 21

These will be the turkey’s feet.

Take a longer cleaning tube and a shorter one to create a diagonal line.

Fold the edges of the longer cleaning tube to form a leg.

Repeat the process to do the other leg.

Step 22

You can glue or pin the legs to the turkey.

Step 23

Next, take a black marker and draw chest feathers on the turkey.

Step 24

The final result of the turkey paper plate is below!

Step 25

Doesn’t it look great?

DIY Paper Plates Turkish Crafts

We love how colorful its feathers stand out.

DIY Turkish paper craft

You can make as many as you want using paper, beaks and feathers of different colors.

Turkish paper plate idea

Get your Turkish paper plate template here

Turkish paper plates

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