Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids

With Thanksgiving right around the corner (how is it already November?!), I wanted to share some ideas that have been a huge help to me with a four year old at home. Thanksgiving CRAFTS! Keep those little ones busy, that’s my motto!

The Best Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids

Let me know what you and your little ones plan to make this Thanksgiving! And if you need more Thanksgiving ideas, check out some of my other favorites below!

And check out all the cute Thanksgiving kids’ crafts below…

Thanksgiving Turkey Balloons

Thanksgiving Turkey Balloons

Balloons are ALWAYS a win around our house, so no doubt these Thanksgiving Turkey Balloons will be a HIT! I love how colorful and cute they are. Get the full tutorial at Hello Wonderful!

Thanksgiving Craft


This adorable Thanksgiving craft uses your little one’s handprint and footprint to make super cute turkeys! Get the full DIY over at A Little Pinch of Perfect!

Leaf Turkey

Leaf Turkey

Go on a nature walk and gather up all those beautiful fall leaves for this leaf turkey craft! Get the full DIY and template over at Easy Peasy & Fun!

Craft Stick Thanksgiving Turkey

Popsicle Stick Turkey

Use popsicle sticks to create these adorable turkeys! Get the full DIY and see more ideas at The Nerd’s Wife!

Thankful Turkey Craft

Thankful Turkey

I think it’s important to begin showing kids the true meaning of Thanksgiving as early as possible. This “Thankful Turkey” is the perfect way to make it fun and crafty! Get the full DIY at The Resourceful Mama!

thanksgiving placemat

Printable Coloring Placemat

Giving the kids a craft¬†during Thanksgiving dinner is a smart move! They’ll be happy¬†and you’ll have time to eat your sweet potato casserole in peace! Grab this cute printable thanksgiving placemat over at Mama Papa Bubba!

Candy Turkey

Candy Turkey Bites

Edible crafts are my jam. It doesn’t have to involve glue and scissors to be crafty. So let the kids make these delicious candy turkey bites for Thanksgiving – more pie for you! Grab the recipe here at Suburban Simplicity!

Turkey Pumpkin Craft

Mini Pumpkin Turkeys

Use up leftover mini pumpkins to make mini pumpkin turkeys! See more pics and tutorial from Princess Pinky Girl!

handprint turkey craft

Handprint Turkey Puppet

I love the colorful handprints on this Thanksgiving Turkey puppet! How cute is this? Grab the tutorial here at Kids Craft Room!

Crafty Turkeys for Thanksgiving

Crafty Turkeys

Let your kids create and decorate their own Thanksgiving turkeys with craft supplies like tissue paper and leftover buttons! You could even use pom-poms for a colorful turkey. See more at Arty Crafty Kids!

Football Turkey Craft for Thanksgiving

Football Paper Plate Turkey

I don’t know about you, but Thanksgiving at our house always includes football on the TV. So I knew I had to share these adorable paper plate turkeys with little footballs! Get the full DIY over at Live Craft Love/Darice!


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    1. Hi Erin! Thanks for the comment. They are SO CUTE! xoxo – Courtney

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