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Thanksgiving is a wonderful family time.  It's great when children can be part of the preparations, and even better if their crafts can be part of the Thanksgiving table decorations.

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Pine Cone Turkey
Hand Print Tails
Pilgrim Hat Napkin Rings  
Holiday Book
 
Decorative Napkin Rings  

pine cone turkey decoration for Thanksgiving
Turkeys for Thanksgiving - Let the kids make these turkeys to decorate for Thanksgiving, or use them to hold place cards on your holiday table.

 

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Children love making gifts for their parents and other adults who are important to them.  But what can they make that will delight the person they are giving the gift to?

Here's how you can quickly and easily get lots of simple, high quality gift ideas that you children can make.  Guaranteed to be fun the children making the gift, and a delight for the person receiving it.

Gifts Kids Can Make

 

Pine Cone Turkey

Mpine cone turkey decoration for Thanksgivingaterials List

one pinecone
glue
scissors
colored paper     or     paper and markers/crayons
 

Directions

  • Use colored paper, picture pages from magazines, or have the kids color patterns on white paper. 
  • cut out feathers from the colored paper.  Make slits along the side just like feathers.  
  • cut out the head in the shape of a turkey, or find a picture in a magazine or flyer and glue the picture to some cardboard.  
  • glue the head on the small end of the pinecone.
  • glue the tail feathers into the spaces on the large end of the pinecone.

This activity was sent in by Megan and her mommy, Janice Byer of Docu-Type Administrative Services.

 

Idea from one of our visitors

I make turkeys out of pine cones too .I put colored feathers inside the cone part and pipecleaner for legs--bend pipe cleaner around the body pine cone and bend up for legs. wiggy eyes is glued on by a glue gun . Glue the feathers in place too. 

Thanks to Joan for this idea.

 

paper handprints arranged in a fan for the Pine Cone Turkey craft idea

Hand Print Turkey Tails

  • Trace a child's handprint onto cardboard and cut out as the pattern.
  • Trace the pattern on to a variety of different colors of construction paper.
  • Cut out the handprints and arrange in a fan shape to make a hand print tail for the Pine Cone Turkey.

 

 

 

Let us know if your kids have fun creating their own colorful Thanksgiving Turkeys. Send us a note if you have any questions. send email to Creative Kids at Home

 

 

Gifts Kids Can Make Book Cover

 

 

 

 

 

 

Children love making gifts for their parents and other adults who are important to them.  But what can they make that will delight the person they are giving the gift to?

Here's how you can quickly and easily get lots of simple, high quality gift ideas that you children can make.  Guaranteed to be fun the children making the gift, and a delight for the person receiving it.

Gifts Kids Can Make

 

 

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