Turkeys, pilgrims, and gratitude. Those are the things I always think of once Thanksgiving rolls around.
What do you think of?
We’ve used all of these things when creating our Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids.
So, when you’re ready to get creative and make some fun crafts, I’ve got some ideas for you.
Make some fun turkeys or simple pilgrim hats. And, while you’re at it, find a fun gratitude craft to do.
There’s plenty of fun ideas for kids of all ages from preschoolers to tweens.
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Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids
Make turkeys, gratitude crafts, or even a parade float with this fun collection of Thanksgiving crafts for kids.
Cardboard Tube Turkey Craft
Transform a couple of empty toilet paper tubes into a fun and colorful turkey.
Cardboard Tube Pilgrim Hat Craft
Make a few cute pilgrim hats out of empty cardboard tubes.
Turkey Suncatcher Thanksgiving Craft for Kids
This turkey suncatcher is easy to make and looks beautiful hanging in your window.
Telling Time with a Turkey Clock
Use a paper plate to make a colorful turkey clock that you can use for telling time practice.
Acorn Gratitude Banner Craft for Kids
Display all the things you are grateful for with this pretty Acorn Gratitude Banner.
Balloons over Broadway: Book and Craft
Create your own parade balloon with this fun STEAM activity inspired by the book Balloons Over Broadway.
Simple DIY Gratitude Journal
Make a simple DIY gratitude journal that you can use to document the things you are thankful for this year.
Transform a simple mason jar into a pretty Thankful Jar you can use to keep the things you are thankful for. Or, you can use it to hold your Gratitude Conversation Starters!
Learning Gratitude: A Simple Thank You
Create simple thank you cards you can write to share the things you are grateful for.
Get Crafty: Gratitude Leaves
Use an empty cardboard tube to make a tree to display leaves which display the things you are grateful for.
Make simple Thankful trees to list all the things you are thankful for.
In November: Book and Craft
Make pretty leaf-printed placemats inspired by the book In November.
Hand Print Turkey Cards
Make simple hand print turkey cards to send to friends and family.
More Thanksgiving Craft Collections
There are so many ways to make a cute turkey. You’ll find several fun Thanksgiving Turkey Crafts here.
Or, would you like to try an art project? Try some of these awesome Turkey Art Projects for Kids.
Best Thanksgiving Crafts for Preschoolers:
Many of these ideas are perfect for preschoolers. But, your best options are the simple thankful tree, turkey suncatcher, handprint turkey cards, or the In November place mats.
Best Thanksgiving Crafts for Elementary Kids:
Elementary kids are at the perfect ages for all of these Thanksgiving crafts. But, my favorite choices for this age are the pilgrim hat, cardboard tube turkey, turkey clock, or a fun Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade balloon.
Best Thanksgiving Crafts for Tweens:
I’ve even got some great craft choices listed that your tween will love.
They’ll enjoy making a simple gratitude journal, a thankful jar, or decorating with the acorn gratitude banner.
Which of these awesome Thanksgiving crafts for kids are you going to try this year?
Recommended Resources for Thanksgiving Crafts
If you’re looking for easy crafts, I love the limited addition Thanksgiving Box from Green Kid Crafts. It comes with all the supplies and instructions you need to make some cute Thanksgiving Crafts. We’re big fans of Green Kid Crafts boxes. They’re fun, easy, and contain only natural and sustainable materials. And, if you’re not interested in their Thanksgiving Box, there are plenty of other art and STEM boxes (including a monthly subscription) to choose from.
Find the Thanksgiving Box here.
Check out all the other boxes here.
More Holiday Crafts for Kids:
Salt Dough Candy Cane Christmas Ornament
Gingerbread Man Paper Doll Decorations
The Cutest Thanksgiving Toilet Paper Roll Crafts at Crystal & Co.
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