Beautiful Centerpiece – This centerpiece contains plum branches, coleus and dalias also included are taper candles and an elegant gold fruit bowl and tableware. A velvet runner completes the look.
Cool Pumpkin Designs – Cut shapes out of a masking tape or press stick on dots onto the pumpkin in any pattern you prefer, paint the pumpkin black with acrylic paint then let it dry. Once the paint is dry, carefully remove the tape and sit back and enjoy your new wonderful work of art.
Handprint Turkey Placemats – this is really a cool craft that the kids will love, materials needed are Burlap, sewing machine or fray (optional), Gobble stamp letters 1.5″ high, paint brush, red, yellow, brown, black, orange and white craft paint. You will also need scissors and pencil. This project is easy and fun and sure to be a wonderful addition to your thanksgiving decor. meaningfulmama has step by step instructions on how to make these turkey placemats.
Paper Loop Turkey – Creative way to decorate the thanksgiving table and still keep it simple while saving money. The kids will really love this project all you need is construction paper: brown, tan, orange, gold, red, wiggle eyes, scissors and glue stick. Instructions are straight forward and easy to follow, you only need to cut and glue see full tutorial at freekidscrafts
Turkey Cookies With Candy Corn – These would be great to serve at a party or as treats at thanksgiving, bake the sugar cookies whether homemade or from a box and put them aside. Once cooled add some orange icing/frosting onto the bottom of the cookie to make feet and a beak. Use an edible pen to make black dots which will be the eyes. Draw a curved orange line of icing at the top of the cookie then stick four pieces of candy corn and voila! it’s done
Footprint Turkey -This is really a unique and clever idea that the kids will love, it’s thanksgiving without turkey so here’s how you can make a your own special turkey with a few feathers and paint. Make a brown footprint on a sheet of paper with the toes pointed downwards, add some googly eyes or you can draw them with a black marker, then draw a beak and a red wattle. Finally, glue feathers on to the top and sides, you can also add a cute “happy thanksgiving” message.
Turkey Cone Hats – Another really cool project that takes only a couple of minutes to do. When it comes to thanksgiving crafts you can never go wrong with a turkey project, and for this project all you will need are: feathers, white, red, orange, brown paper, glue/tape, elastic string (optional) and black marker. Craftymorning has the full step by step process.
Turkey Crayon Holder – Make your thanksgiving even more colorful with this fun diy crayon holder not only is it cool but its also very useful you could still use it even after thanksgiving. A wonderful way for the children to store away their crayons or pencils, although this project involves some sewing it’s quite simple. You could take it further and actually sell this homemade crayon holder. Full instructions at skiptomylou.
Paper Bag Turkey – By using paper bags, balloons, glue and a bow tie you can create these cute little paper bag turkeys. This is one of those thanksgiving crafts that turns ordinary everyday things like paper bags into amazing works or art that are so easy to do that the whole family can join in. This amazing project is actually the wonderful work of children at frozenintime81.blogspot.com
Turkey Felt Ribbon – Beautifully made and it can be used as a brooch, hair clip or just something to add to your thanksgiving decor. Find the full tutorial at 30minutecrafts.
Thanksgiving Thank You Tree – I like this idea, simply make a tree out of old newspapers and printables acting as leaves and write on the leaves what you are thankful for. This a also a nice way to impress your guests, each guest can write what they are thankful for and add it to the tree. Full tutorial at 100directions
Painted Jar Vases – Beautiful jar vases that make for captivating thanksgiving decor and can also be used as simple fall decor. You will need empty jars, acrylic paint, silk flowers and some micro beads. These vases would look good displayed on shelf or perhaps coffee table in the living room, any place they can be seen would work great. Craftsbyamanda has full details on how to do this project.
Mason Jar Lanterns – These are really cool and so easy to make, materials needed: mason jars, faux fall accent leaves, battery operated LED moonlight strands. These would look great anywhere in your home as long as they can be seen. Full details at blog.consumercrafts
Thanksgiving White Pumpkin – If you happen to have left over Halloween pumpkins you can use them to make this thanksgiving decor by painting the pumpkin white and decorating it. For thanksgiving crafts this one really is that simple and quick, there’s no carving involved. See abeautifulmess
Turkey Headband – materials needed: black marker, scissors, glue gun/craft fabric glue, sticky back velcro, template and 1 sheet (9×12) red, dark brown, light brown, yellow and 2 other colors. Find full instructions at toddlerapproved
Bleached Pinecone Ornaments – You can hang your pinecones from a chandelier with colorful velvet ribbons. Learn how to make this creative project in just 4 steps, get instructions at countryliving
Toilet Paper Turkey Placeholders – This is a fun activity to do with the kids, its easy enough for anyone to do. You can write people’s names at the bottom and use them as placeholders at thanksgiving dinners or you can simply place napkins into the tubes to make a beautiful thanksgiving decor. Materials needed: scissors, googly eyes, empty toilet paper rolls, white glue and different colors of construction paper. Thediymommy has full instructions on how to make this thanksgiving craft.
Turkey Puppet From Cupcake Liner – This project puts a unique spin on the use of cupcake liners, whoever thought to use cupcake liners to make a thanksgiving turkey-what a way to think outside the box. I hope this idea will inspire you to also think of unique way to make your next thanksgiving craft. Materials needed for this project: 2 mini brown cupcake liners, glue stick, 2 inch circle punch, scissors, 1 sheet of cardstock paper, 1 orange cupcake liner. Get full details at iheartcraftythings
Felted Acorns – Turn acorns into wonderful works of art by using colorful wool to wrap the acorns in. As lovely as this project is it does take some patience to find out more see bhg
Dixie Garland -Do this in just 3 steps, materials needed are dixie cup, paper, scissors and glue. This would look great at any doorway entrance and it’s cheaper than a doormat so it also saves you money-Via parenting
I hope you enjoyed these thanksgiving crafts and maybe you will be inspired to create some of your own or maybe you know someone in need of some inspiration, if so please feel free to share. Thoughts?