Are you hosting a Thanksgiving dinner this year at your house? Why not get your kids involved by inviting them to make some of these Fall-themed crafts? These five simple crafts are easy to do and can help make your home and table a festive place to be for the Thanksgiving holiday!
Is this not the sweetest little thing? Your Thanksgiving guests—young or old—will love these cute pine-coned gobblers brightening up their spot at the table. Head to Amanda’s Parties to Go to get both the instructions and template, as well as a host of other easy-to-do Thanksgiving crafts to do with your child.
Do you have any empty toilet paper rolls hanging around your home? For this simple craft, all you really need is a toilet paper roll and some fall-coloured paint. Print off the tree template at Crafty Morning, squeeze the toilet paper roll into a leaf-shape, and let the paint-stamping begin!
Voila! A fresh fall scene to tape to your kitchen window!
This easy craft will get you and your kids out into the great outdoors. Go for a walk, pick out some beautiful, fresh leaves and glue them on to a cut-out paper plate. It’s that easy. Go to Crafts for all Seasons for more detailed instructions!
Your kids will really make your Thanksgiving table pretty with this easy-to-make table runner. Simply have your kids dip their freshly collected leaves into fall-coloured paints and stamp them on to kraft paper!
To change it up a bit, have your kids paint just the outlines of the leaves for a pretty effect. Check out Handmade KidsArt for a more detailed how-to.
This fall-themed garland is so pretty you may want to do this craft yourself! Go to A Beautiful Mess and join Mandi Johnson as she gives you tutorials and templates on 4 easy garlands that you can use to accessorize your home for Fall, Thanksgiving and Halloween.
May these 5 easy crafts be a wonderful bonding experience with your children and a way to let the great outdoors in! Enjoy!