5 Fun Thanksgiving Crafts For Kids

Published on November 14, 2018
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It’s that time of the year again…Thanksgiving! The annual holiday is the perfect time to get the entire family together and give thanks. The little ones will be super excited for the turkey, and for all of the fun crafts that go with the holiday…who doesn’t love hand turkeys? We’ve put together a list of the top 5 Thanksgiving crafts for the kids…whatever their age!

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5 Fun Thanksgiving Crafts For Kids

Pom-Pom Turkeys

Pom-pom turkeys are not only adorable, but they’re super easy to make as well! Your little one will thoroughly enjoy making their own turkey come alive, especially because pom-poms are involved! We always recommend an adults assistance, especially in this case because hot glue is involved!

Materials
– Brown Yarn
– Feathers
– Orange, Red, and Brown Felt
– Orange Pipe Cleaners -2 per turkey
– Googly Eyes -2 per turkey
– Scrap Cardboard or thick card stock
– Book
– Scissors
– Bowl or Glass for circle template
– Hot Glue gun

Pine Cone Turkey

You won’t have to bend over backwards to make the little ones interested in this one, just lead them outside to collect some pine cones! This craft is especially unique because of the use of nature involved!

Materials
– Pine cones
– Scrap ribbons
– Brown pom poms
– Googly eyes
– Red string
– Hot glue gun
– Scissors

Hand Turkey

The hand turkey is the essential craft for this family-oriented holiday. If you’re at a loss for time, this one is your best bet, as it is indeed the easiest on our list! But don’t worry, your little ones will love getting their hands lathered in paint…get the wet wipes ready!

Materials
– Your hand
– Finger paint

Tissue Paper Turkey

The tissue paper turkey is a great choice because it involves an item we use everyday…a plate! Circle paper plates serve as the perfect backdrop for your crafty turkey.

Materials
– Tissue paper
– Scissors
– Glue
– Paint Brush
– Paper Plate
– Brown, orange, and red paper
– Black marker

Turkey Napkin Holders

DIY turkey napkin holders are the perfect addition to any festive table! The kids will be super proud to show off their work to family and friends, and you’ll be happy for the colorful addition to your dining room!
Materials
– Toilet Paper Rolls (1/2 a roll per place setting)
– Spray paint to paint TP Roll if desired
– 4 colors of felt
– Googly Eyes
– Thick Ric Rac
– Hot Glue Gun

We hope both you and your kiddos enjoy these fun holiday projects…Happy crafting and Happy Thanksgiving!

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