Fun Thanksgiving Craft Ideas for Kids

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by Maytal Wichman

Crafts can be a wonderful opportunity to teach your children about holidays and traditions. We’ve gathered a few fun ones from for kids of all ages:

1. Paper Cup Turkeys

These adorable little turkeys, suitable for kids age 6 and up, can also double as place cards. You can even use real feathers for the turkeys!

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2. Framed Handprint turkey

What kid doesn’t like getting his hands painted and making handprints? This craft, suitable for ages 4 and up, can also be a keepsake to remember your child’s little hands.

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3. Pilgrim Finger Puppets

Here is a great way to re-enact the story of the pilgrims with your children: finger puppets that are suitable for kids 4 age and up. Let your childrens’ imaginations soar as they play with the finger puppets and give you a chance to breathe (and stuff the turkey).

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4. Mayflower Centerpiece

Impress your guests with this lovely centerpiece and take this opportunity to teach them all about the pilgrims’ voyage. Suitable for kids age 5 and up, this can also serve as a prop for the finger puppets from the previous item.

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5. Clay Turkey

If your kids love play-dough, they’ll love making these cute-as-a-button turkeys. This super-easy craft, suitable for kids age 6 and up, requires very few materials and can be done in five steps.

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6. Indian Corn napkin rings

These stunning napkin rings will add elegance to your Thanksgiving table. If you don’t have tissue paper, you can purchase it at the dollar store and save the rest for gift bags. Suitable for kids age 7 and up.

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7. Sunflower of Thanks

Here’s a great way to teach your children about the true meaning of this holiday – giving thanks. Suitable for kids age 5 and up, this craft will get all the guests involved and does not only make a great keepsake – it will also be fun to read out loud at the dinner table!

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