Fingerprint Turkey Napkin Rings

Need a fun project for Thanksgiving? These adorable little turkey napkin rings are made using your child’s fingerprints! Personalize each one and they’ll double as place cards too. These will look adorable on your holiday table!

Fingerprint Turkey Napkin Rings

Supplies you will need:

  • Card stock
  • Acrylic paints in fall colors plus black and white
  • Small paintbrush
  • Toothpick
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • White paint pen
  • Pattern

Fingerprint Turkey Napkin RingsFirst you’ll need to print out the pattern. Use the pattern to cut out your templates from card stock.

Fingerprint Turkey Napkin RingsKids will dip their fingers in acrylic paint and press them onto the feather areas on the template. Alternate colors as you go. Have kids use their thumb or forefinger to make the body and head with brown paint. Set aside to dry.

Fingerprint Turkey Napkin RingsWhen dry, use the handle end of a paintbrush to add white eyes.

Fingerprint Turkey Napkin RingsUse a toothpick dipped in orange paint to add the beaks.

Fingerprint Turkey Napkin RingsDip the toothpick in red paint to add the gobblers. Let everything dry.

Fingerprint Turkey Napkin RingsAfter the white eyes have dried completely, use toothpick to dot black onto the eyes.

Fingerprint Turkey Napkin RingsUse white paint pen to write your guests’ names on the turkey’s body.

Fingerprint Turkey Napkin RingsTrim the ends of the napkin ring depending on the size of your napkins. Coil the card stock into a ring and use a glue stick to hold together. Roll up the napkin and insert into napkin ring.

Fingerprint Turkey Napkin Rings


  1. I’m searching the internet for fun Thanksgiving crafts for kids. I come across this adorable Thanksgiving napkin holder and I fall in love.. these napkin holders also are name holders! It’s killing two birds with one stone! I’m definitely using this craft this year!! Thanks for putting this idea on here!! Love it <3

  2. what would work too is to do that fingerprint on a piece of square card stock and glue on to a painted toilet paper roll too.. great ideas thanks for sharing…

  3. My nephew made these last Thanksgiving! They’re so adorable. Remember the days when we made turkeys by tracing our hands? Those were my favorite part of the holiday season! Thanks for the Thanksgiving crafts!

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