We’ve done lots of Thanksgiving crafts, but this one is our favorite. We call them Giving Thanks Cards and they’re fun for all ages. This Thanksgiving craft is fun to set up on Thanksgiving Day and craft while the turkey cooks. We like to set out stacks of playing cards, all kinds of magazines, andRead More
We love crafting when we get together with family. So for us Thanksgiving isn’t just about food and football (it’s never really about football for us), it’s also about fun crafts we can do together. So while we were looking through our favorite crafts, we thought we’d share them with you too. Our favorite ThanksgivingRead More
Make Tommy The Turkey the center of attention at your Thanksgiving table! To make his head and body, cut a three-inch and a six-inch Styrofoam ball in half and paint them brown. (Plaid’s Apple Barrel paint works great on Styrofoam!) Poke a toothpick halfway into the top of the body and stick the head onRead More
Turkey Pinwheels are as much fun to make as they are to play with! Materials 1 Sheet of colorful, 2-sided scrapbook paper Construction paper in brown, red, and yellow 2 googly eyes, 10mm Drinking straw 1 straight pin 7 beads, red, 6/0 Doublestick tape Scotch tape Craft glue Glue stick Scissors Ruler Steps 1. CutRead More
Here are a few fun crafts to keep the kids busy while the grown-ups are cooking up a storm. Leaf Confetti Send the kids outside to gather real leaves then have them trace them onto orange and brown felt squares and cut the shapes out with scissors. Then set them up to glue multi-colored shapedRead More
This goofy gobbler is so cute, you’ll want to make a whole flock! Start by cutting feathers out of orange, red, and brown craft foam, then glue them together to make a fanned-out tail. Glue a brown pompom to the feathers to make the poufy body. Cut out a pair of yellow craft foam feetRead More
Give thanks the fun way by making a deck of Thanksgiving thank you cards. Start with a deck of cards and put a letter on each one. Then glue pictures of things you’re grateful for to each letter card! “A” is for apple pie, “”B” is for baseball, and “P” is for pets! How ToRead More
Share your thanks with the whole family with a festive mantle banner! Just cut large, medium, and small circles out of construction paper and pretty scrapbook paper using decorative-edge scissors. Layer the circles from largest to smallest, glue them together, then stick a letter on top. Punch holes in the sides of the big circles,Read More
Make sweet ears of Indian corn! Cut the corn cob shapes out of orange, yellow, and brown craft foam. Glue candy corn all over the fronts. Punch two holes in the top of each ear for a big green ribbon hanger. Make three to hang together on a door!
This turkey book is a great craft for kids on Thanksgiving Day! Make this fun, fanned turkey book to show friends and family what you’re grateful for! Materials 1 sheet red, orange, yellow, and brown paper, 8½” x 11″ 1 brad 2 googly eyes, ½” adhesive foam tape Tools tacky glue hole punch pencil scissorsRead More
Make pipe cleaner finger puppets and put on a Thanksgiving show! Make the finger puppet body by wrapping your finger with a pipe cleaner. Glue a pompom onto the top for a head and decorate it with two googly eyes. For the pilgrim, spiral a black pipe cleaner into a hat. Give the Indian aRead More
Keep the kids busy with a Thanksgiving Day thanks book. It’s so fun, you’ll want to join in! Recycle a thrift store picture book by gluing a different color piece of paper over each page. Have kids pick something they are thankful for like mom, kittens, and ice cream to feature on each page. DecorateRead More
Check out Turkey Day Crafts For Kids, a slideshow we did for Parents Magazine’s newsletter. They are all activities to keep the kiddos busy while you’re prepping the Thanksgiving Feast. Happy Turkey Day!