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Here are some easy Thanksgiving Crafts for your child to get excited about the holiday! These crafts and simple games are a great way to enjoy the Thanksgiving season!

Thanksgiving Crafts for your Child

Fall Scavenger Hunt

Print this free Fall scavenger hunt printable, and laminate the printable if you would like to reuse the sheet for next year

If you want to make your own list, look around your backyard and neighborhood and list some common things that you and your child might encounter

Choose a nice day to head outside for a family nature walk and fill out the sheet according to what you find

Thanksgiving Crafts for your Child

Pine Cone Turkey

For this fun arts and crafts activity, you’ll need a few pine cones, glue, red and orange felt, pom poms, googly eyes, paint brushes and paint

Grab your pine cones and paint them in colors of your choice

As you wait for the paint to try grab your pom pom and glue on the small googly eyes

Then you’re going to cut your orange felt paper into a small triangle, resembling a beak, and cut your red felt paper resembling a waddle, glue these two pieces to the pom pom

Now that you have your turkey head assembled, glue it to the pine cone and you’ll have a fun little turkey

Thanksgiving Crafts for your Child

Turkey Cone Party Hat

In this activity, you’ll want to collect colorful feathers, scissors, glue/tape, a black marker, and white, red, brown and orange paper.

First, you’ll want to cut your brown paper in a semicircle, roll the paper into a cone and tape/glue the sides together.

Next, you’re going to glue the feathers upwards on the back of the cone

Cut your orange paper into the form of a triangle, and cut the red paper into the form of a waddle. Glue these two pieces together and attach them to the cone

Lastly, cut your white paper into two small wide circles and color in smaller black circles. These should resemble a pair of eyes

Glue these two pieces into the cone, and you should have a turkey party hat


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