25 Easy On Thanksgiving Day Crafts for Kids


Looking for fun crafts to do with your children this Thanksgiving?  I’ve hooked you up with these 25 Thanksgiving crafts and kids activities you can make with your kids for Thanksgiving day.  Many of these Thanksgiving crafts for kids are cheap to create and take almost no preparation.  I hope you have a blast playing with your children on Thanksgiving.

Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids-jpg

Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids

1.  Funky Turkey Craft ~ Kids will love making these colorful turkey crafts with feathers and a clothes pin.  This is a fun activity for a class Thanksgiving party or can be done as a family during Thanksgiving break.  These cute funky turkeys will make great Thanksgiving decorations.

2.  Paper Plate Turkey ~ Make a cute turkey out of a paper plate, paint and feathers.

3.  Fall Gourd Turkeys ~ The kids can make them, you can decorate with them, use them for Thanksgiving place cards, or just keep little hands busy at the craft table.  These cute little turkeys are made from gourds and doilies, but you could substitute Fall leaves that the kids have collected from the front yard.

4.  Happy Turkey Day Fingerprint Card ~ Kids will love to create this fingerprint craft! Great as a card to send to Grandma or as a thank you card to someone special. Easy to make with a multi-color stamp pad and some blank paper, the possibilities are endless.. and fun!!

5.  Hand Turkey Crafts for Kids ~ This is a fabulous post featuring several great games and crafts for your kids to do for or on Thanksgiving! Easy to prep, but will keep the kiddos busy for hours! Great for kids of all ages!

Thanksgiving Crafts-jpg

Thanksgiving Crafts

6.  Turkey Pinecone Crayon Holder ~ Gobble Gobble!  Make a turkey pinecone crayon holder from this set of free printables.  It’s a fun way to keep your children busy at their table as well as decorate it.  The set includes printable decorations, Thanksgiving crafts for kids, and printable coloring pages.

7.  Gobble Gobble Painting {Kids Craft} ~ Let your kids make their own decorations for the Thanksgiving kids table.  These cute mini turkey paintings, made from a your child’s thumb and finger tips, are perfect place cards for the table and can even be taken home as party favors by the kids parents.

8.  Fall Q-Tip Art {Thanksgiving Kids Craft} ~ While this post is not written in English, the picture tutorial is so great that you will be able to replicate this project just using them! All you need is fall colored paints, q-tips and paper… oh and your kiddos! {wink}

9.  Dish Brush Turkey ~ Cut out a turkey body and let your child decorate the feathers with paint and a dish brush.  Gobble Gobble!

Thanksgiving Coloring Pages-jpg

Thanksgiving Coloring Pages

10.  Thanksgiving Banner to Color {Thanksgiving Coloring} ~ Here is a printable banner that is both a great way to keep your kids busy for a little while and a piece of holiday decor! Print it out, set out some crayons and your kids will love to color it all in! A festive piece of memorabilia!

11.  Kids Thanksgiving Place Setting ~ Here is a printable utensil holder so perfect for the kids Thanksgiving table! Great because it’s also a coloring activity to keep the kiddos busy for a few minutes before or after the feast! All you have to do is print and set out some colored pencils!

12.  I am Grateful For Activity and Coloring Page ~ If you are looking for a great printable activity to give your kids on Thanksgiving, look no further! This is a great post with a downloadable coloring page! All you need to do is print!

13.  Color by Number Turkey ~ This color by number turkey features “teens” numbers for young kids learning their numbers. Once colored, they can hang up their own Thanksgiving decor.

Thanksgiving Activities-jpg

Thanksgiving Activities

14.  Pumpkin Pie Spinner {Thanksgiving Kids Craft} ~ This pumpkin pie spinner craft is perfect to make on or around Thanksgiving. With a great thought of gratitude behind the fun of making it, it is an all around great activity for your preschool and elementary aged kids to create!

15.  Thankful Tree {free printable} ~ Use the free tree printable to make a Thankful Tree this Thanksgiving.  Cut leaves out of tissue paper and let your children write what they are thankful for on the leaves.

16.  Yarn Gratitude Turkey ~ Teach your children how to give thanks this Thanksgiving by having them write what they are thankful for on a paper feather.  A fun craft activity you can do while dinner is cooking.

17.  Thanksgiving Activity Kit Printable {Activity Printable} ~ This is a great post featuring a printable with a few different activities all about Thanksgiving! Perfect for the preschool aged child. Both fun and educational!

18.  Turkey Day Photo Props {free printables} ~ Adults and kids will have a blast taking photos with these adorable Thanksgiving themed photo props.

Pilgrim Crafts for Kids-jpg

Pilgrim Crafts for Kids

19.  Paper Pilgrim Hat and Bonnet ~ These paper hats get kids into character as Pilgrims on Thanksgiving day.  They also make make a sweet and stylish statement at the holiday table.

20.  Pilgrim Hat Craft ~ Make a pilgrim bonnet from one sheet of construction paper.

21.  Indian Headdress ~ These Indian headbands are perfect for boys and girls. You can make them with feathers and ribbons.  Easy peasy!

22.  Pilgrim Popcorn ~ A delicious popcorn treat made with white melting chocolates, m&m’s and leaf confetti sprinkles.  You can even attach the darling printable tag for free.

Thanksgiving Games-jpg

Thanksgiving Games

23.  Pin The Wattle On The Turkey ~ This Thanksgiving on pin the tail on the donkey will have your little Thanksgiving guests trying to pin the wattle on the turkey.  The printable game is available in two sizes, 8×10 or 11×14.

24.  Thanksgiving Guess Who Game Printable ~ Here is a festive way to entertain your family before or after the big feast! Perfect for the whole family to play together, this Thanksgiving Guess Who is a fun take on the classic game!

25.  Kids Thanksgiving Table Game ~ Just like Columbus and his crew crossed the ocean in search of the new world, so can your kids with these little boats made from milk cartons and powered by balloons.

25 Easy On Thanksgiving Day Crafts for Kids


If you love these holiday crafts and gifts – then you’ll find  THOUSANDS more just as creative over on the Tip Junkie Homemade Gifts , Free Patterns & Christmas site!

You Also Might Like:

          I Was Featured on the TipJunkie blog

Thanks Ladies ~ I just adore these pictured tutorials! I’m honored to be able to feature you and send you over some new readers. Feel free to share your I was featured on Tip Junkie badge on your blog, Facebook, or Instagram. You earned it!  {knuckle bumps}

P.S.  Join the conversations over on the Tip Junkie Facebook page.  It’s a great place to ask questions on how to make things or for specific tutorials you need.

Laurie Turk the Tip Junkie
Promoting creative women through their tutorials,
craft rooms,  and products.
~ Laurie  {a.k.a. the Tip Junkie}
Sign up for weekly inspiration which promotes
Creative Women and gives you FREEBIES!
{it’s free, of course}

If you’re looking for something specific, you can type in any word or topic in the Search Box where you’ll receive hundreds of DIY and how to make tutorials.

Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *