Enjoy the following Thanksgiving crafts with your children or students to decorate your home, classroom, or Thanksgiving table.

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Turkey of Thanks

Turkey of Thanks

Create a turkey from feathers, toilet paper roll, and construction paper.  Write what the child is thankful for on the feathers.

Napkins Rings

Thanksgiving Napkin Rings

Create napkin rings to add to the Thanksgiving meal.  Print the Napkin Ring printable.  Cut apart.  For several uses, glue to toilet paper rolls cut to size and place around a rolled napkin.  Or, tape around a rolled napkin.  Each printable will make six different designs. 

printable shared by amy

Thanksgiving Headbands

Thanksgiving or Fall Headbands

Heat a Hot Glue Gun  and have fun decorating your headband with the fall leavescraft jewels, and fun fall fabric scraps. 

shared by Amy

Turkey of Praise

Turkey of Praise Across the Globe

Cut out several feathers and mail to family members.  Include instructions for them to write what they are thankful for and mail back to you.  Adding a turkey body, collect all of the feathers and assemble together.  This is a great activity for those who are unable to get together with family for Thanksgiving. Idea from Cindy at FamilyFun.com

Thanksgiving and Fall Handprint Art

Use the ideas below for a craft or to create the Handprint and Footprint Calendar.

Fall Tree Handprint

Turkey Handprints

Fall Handprint Tree

Thanksgiving Card

Thanksgiving Fingerprint Cards

This is a fun idea to let family and friends know that you are thankful for them.  See directions and images shared by Olga on our blog. 

Hand Turkey

Hand Turkey

Drawing around a child's hand or dipping it into paint.  Add eyes and a mouth to the "thumb".  

Add this poem (Original Source Unknown):

Dear ________________,
This isn't just a turkey,
As anyone can see.
I made it with my hand,
That is a part of me.
It comes with lots of love
Especially to say,
I hope you have a very happy
Thanksgiving Day!

Turkey Hand and Foot Print

Turkey Hand and Foot Print 

Make one foot print and at least five handprints.  Cut out and glue to a piece of paper.  Add eyes, a nose, and feet to the turkey.

Give Thanks Apron

"Give Thanks" Apron 

Decorate an apron with handprints to give as a gift.

Handprint and Footprint Calendar

Hand and Footprint Calendar

Create a Handprint & Footprint Calendar to give as a gift to a loved one. The instructions include examples to make for each month as well as suggested Bible verses that correspond with the prints.


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