7 Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids

I love, love, love Holiday crafts.

Especially when they involve something I can pull out year after year and reminisce about it with my husband and kids.

Pinterest is feeding my addiction for crafts and holiday inspired kids crafts like y’all wouldn’t believe.


If you’re like me and you love getting messy with the kids, making memories with paint and glue and paper with the kids – or just need something to keep them out of your hair when the weather’s too bad to go outside {wink wink}… read on for 7 adorable and fun Thanksgiving Crafts for kids!

  • Footprint & Leaf Turkey Craft 1 of 7
    Using your child's footprint for the head and neck of the turkey and fall leaves from your yard, this Fall Leaf Turkey is not only a great craft, but a wonderful keepsake. image via Preschool Crafts for Kids.
  • Pinecone Turkeys 2 of 7
    Pinecones are everywhere in the Fall, why not re-purpose them with some craft store leaves and googly eyes into cute decorations or even gifts by making these Pinecone Turkeys from Preschool Crafts for Kids.
  • Turkey Cups 3 of 7
    Having a class party or big family gathering? These adorable Turkey Cups from Moore Minutes are an adorable way to keep track of blessings, whose cup is whose or even send home goodies with your kids classmates!
  • Thankful Turkey 4 of 7
    This Thankful Turkey Craft from crafts for all seasons is a great way to get kids counting their blessings and thinking about what they're thankful for. Image via Crafts For All Seasons
  • Handprint Turkey Family 5 of 7
    This Handprint Turkey Family makes my keepsake heart go pitty pat. I love things that we make with our kids that show how small they once were. This would make a great grandparent gift and yearly tradition! Image via My Montessori Moments
  • Thumbprint Turkey Cards 6 of 7
    I love these Thumbprint Turkey Cards from Silly Eagle Books! These would make great place cards for your Thanksgiving dinner. Have your kids make them and then have each guest write what they're thankful for on them.
  • Thanksgiving Fortune Cookies 7 of 7
    If you have older kids, Thanksgiving Fortune Cookies from Kind over Matter are a great craft and would make wonderful treats for your Thanksgiving guests! Just picture how cute these would be set at each guest's place!

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