23 Easy Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids to Make In 2023

Thanksgiving is a time for family, food, and fun. While you’re busy preparing the turkey and delicious side dishes for dinner, let your little ones test their creativity with some easy DIYs. Here are 25 easy Thanksgiving crafts for kids to try this Thanksgiving.

1. Sunflower Seed and Acorn Top Pumpkin

This craft is perfect for kids who love nature. All you need is a pumpkin, sunflower seeds, and acorn tops. Glue the sunflower seeds and acorn tops to the top of the pumpkin to create a beautiful fall decoration.

2. Braided Rope Wreath

This craft is perfect for older kids who love to create. All you need is some rope and a wreath form. Braid the rope and wrap it around the wreath form to create a beautiful fall wreath.

3. Wreath of Plenty

This craft is perfect for younger kids who love to create. All you need is some construction paper, scissors, and glue. Cut out leaves, acorns, and other fall shapes from the construction paper and glue them to a wreath form to create a beautiful fall decoration.

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4. Time in a Bottle

This craft is perfect for kids who love to create. All you need is some glass bottles, fall leaves, and twine. Fill the bottles with fall leaves and tie them together with twine to create a beautiful fall decoration.

5. Mirror Buffet Menu

This craft is perfect for older kids who love to create. All you need is a mirror and a water-based paint pen. Write the menu for the day on the mirror with the paint pen and wash it off with soapy water after the big day.

6. Turkey Cross-Stitch

This craft is perfect for kids who love to create. All you need is some cross-stitch fabric and thread. Create a simple cross-stitch pattern to keep crafty kids occupied for hours.

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7. Leaf and Pine Cone Napkin Rings

This craft is perfect for younger kids who love to create. All you need is some oak-shaped leaves, mini pine cones, and brown twine. Cut out the leaves from scraps of fabric and spray-paint the pine cones gold. Tie everything together with brown twine to create a simple but sophisticated project.

8. Lace Pumpkins

This craft is perfect for kids who love to decorate for Thanksgiving. All you need is some lace and a pumpkin. Wrap the lace around the pumpkin and secure it with glue to create a beautiful fall decoration.

9. Paper Bag Turkey

This craft is perfect for younger kids who love to create. All you need is a paper bag, construction paper, and glue. Cut out the turkey’s feathers and head from construction paper and glue them to the paper bag to create a fun and easy Thanksgiving decoration.

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10. Thanksgiving Hats

This craft is perfect for younger kids who love to create. All you need is some construction paper, scissors, and glue. Cut out the hats from construction paper and decorate them with fall shapes to create a fun and easy Thanksgiving decoration.

11. Beaded Pipe Cleaner Pumpkins

This craft is perfect for younger kids who love to create. All you need is some pipe cleaners and beads. Twist the pipe cleaners together to create a pumpkin shape and thread the beads onto the pipe cleaners to create a fun and easy Thanksgiving decoration.

12. Handprint Leaf Wreath

This craft is perfect for younger kids who love to create. All you need is some construction paper, scissors, and glue. Cut out the leaves from construction paper and trace your child’s handprint onto them. Glue the leaves together to create a beautiful fall wreath.

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13. Turkey Lollipops

This craft is perfect for younger kids who love to create. All you need is some chocolate, marshmallows, and candy corn. Melt the chocolate and dip the marshmallows into it. Add the candy corn to create a fun and easy Thanksgiving treat.

14. Pie Soap

This craft is perfect for older kids who love to create. All you need is some soap base, pumpkin pie spice, and a pie tin. Melt the soap base and add the pumpkin pie spice. Pour the mixture into the pie tin and let it cool to create a fun and easy Thanksgiving decoration.

15. Confetti-Stuffed Paper Turkeys

This craft is perfect for younger kids who love to create. All you need is some construction paper, scissors, and confetti. Cut out the turkey’s body and feathers from construction paper and stuff them with confetti to create a fun and easy Thanksgiving decoration.

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16. Wooden Spoon Scarecrows

This craft is perfect for older kids who love to create. All you need is some wooden spoons, fabric, and glue. Cut out the scarecrow’s clothes from fabric and glue them to the wooden spoon to create a fun and easy Thanksgiving decoration.

17. Handprint Owls

This craft is perfect for younger kids who love to create. All you need is some construction paper, scissors, and glue. Trace your child’s handprint onto the construction paper and cut it out. Add the eyes and beak to create a fun and easy Thanksgiving decoration.

18. Handprint Turkeys

This craft is perfect for younger kids who love to create. All you need is some construction paper, scissors, and glue. Trace your child’s handprint onto the construction paper and cut it out. Add the feathers and beak to create a fun and easy Thanksgiving decoration.

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19. Pumpkin Handprint Hats

This craft is perfect for younger kids who love to create. All you need is some construction paper, scissors, and glue. Trace your child’s handprint onto the construction paper and cut it out. Add the stem and leaves to create a fun and easy Thanksgiving decoration.

20. Wheat Centerpieces

This craft is perfect for older kids who love to create. All you need is some wheat stalks and embroidery floss. Bunch the wheat stalks together and wrap the embroidery floss around them to create a beautiful fall centerpiece.

21. Gratefulness Leaf Garland

This craft is perfect for older kids who love to create. All you need is some cardstock, a woven garland, and small clothespins. Trace the leaves onto the cardstock and have the kids write what they’re grateful for on each leaf. Hang the leaves on the garland with the clothespins to create a beautiful fall decoration.

22. Balloon Turkeys

This craft is perfect for younger kids who love to create. All you need is some balloons, gold paint, and ribbons. Write “I am thankful for…” or another Thanksgiving phrase on the balloon with the gold paint. Tie the ribbons to the balloon and wrap it around a chair at your table to create a fun and easy Thanksgiving decoration.

23. Fork Painted Turkey

This craft is perfect for younger kids who love to create. All you need is some paint, paper, and a fork. Dip the fork into the paint and use it to create the turkey’s feathers on the paper to create a fun and easy Thanksgiving decoration.

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