thanksgiving craft

While the turkey dinner is in the oven, keep the kids engaged by crafting these fun and festive Thanksgiving Place Cards from over at Craftspiration. Add a little leaf for the turkey feathers on a folded card and set them out for each guest at dinner. Here are Lucy and I crafting for fall with […]

Thankful Wind Spinners

by Amy on November 18, 2013

While we try to practice gratitude year-round, it’s always nice to give it some extra focus around Thanksgiving time. I love for my girls to record a list in some way of all the things they are thankful for. It’s so fun to look back at their lists from year to year. We’ve done thankful […]

Looking for an easy and creative activity for the kid’s table during your Thanksgiving dinner? Make these simple and fun Thankful Turkeys over at Craftspiration! Gobble, gobble! Here are Lucy and I crafting for fall with Thankful Turkeys: We will be showcasing our Craftspiration videos all year long to celebrate holidays and events throughout the year. Yippee! **Looking […]

Guest Post by Kate of Nearly Crafty At our house, Thanksgiving is all about the family and the food. We spend 2 days cooking, and about 1,000 hours chatting and chasing kids. That busy schedule does not leave a lot of time for us to create a magazine-cover-worthy table setting. All thoughts of fine china […]

We’re already looking forward to the next fall holiday and Thanksgiving is just around the corner. To help us celebrate, I’ve partnered with the upcoming movie FREE BIRDS, to bring a clever new way to create a hand turkey to craft at the Thanksgiving kids table. (In fact, I think these birds are hoping the only […]

We’ve made these turkey favors before, even with an updated look, but this year, we’re trying to go on the healthier side with what we offer inside. So I’ve added a nuts, seeds, and berries mix to our cute little turkeys for the Thanksgiving table. *You can really add almost anything to these little guys. […]

Guest post by Jodie of Growing Book by Book We are quickly approaching my favorite holiday of the year- Thanksgiving! It is one of the few holidays that isn’t associated with material gifts. Instead, we focus on family, fellowship and feasting! It is a reminder to be thankful for all that we have in our […]

It’s time to talk a little turkey. I’ve chosen 6 darling turkey crafts from over at the M&T Spotlight that would be a perfect activity to celebrate the upcoming thankful holiday. Gobble Gobble! **Next Week: I’ll be featuring your Advent Calendar ideas, as it’s time to countdown to the December holidays, link up at Spotlight. […]

Family Zig-Zag Thankful Book

by Marie on November 11, 2011

I’ve come up with a fun way to display what my family is thankful for with this zig-zag thankful book. We sat down as a family and talked about what we are thankful for. I love how Thanksgiving helps give us a time to talk about what things we are really thankful for. And I […]

We’ve been having some fun with all the fallen leaves around. I’ve been keeping my eye out on walks to the park and the library for some really cool looking leaves. There’s a giant maple tree on the way to the library near us that is shedding some beautiful red and yellow leaves. After collecting, […]

Need a fun project for Thanksgiving? These adorable little turkey napkin rings are made using your child’s fingerprints! Personalize each one and they’ll double as place cards too. These will look adorable on your holiday table! Supplies you will need: Card stock Acrylic paints in fall colors plus black and white Small paintbrush Toothpick Scissors […]

Thanksgiving is just a few days away and we’re still making some last minute crafts and recipes to celebrate. What are you working on last minute for Thanksgiving? I’m excited to be guest contributor for PBS Parents, sharing a great way to display all the things you’re thankful for with this Thankful Tree. Head on […]

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I fell in love with this Corn Husk Wreath tutorial from How Does She? the second I saw it. Ever since I made tamales with my brother-in-law and had an extra bag of corn husks, I’ve been waiting for a project to use them. You only need one bag of corn husks (found at almost […]

Autumn was in the air today and I felt the urge to add a little fall decor to my home. I had a few fall picks and candles, but I wanted a table runner to arrange them on, and I didn’t want to spend any money. Here’s what I came up with. I call it […]

Thankful Magazine Collage

by Marie on November 16, 2009

I recently guest posted over at U Create, sharing a craft for Thanksgiving. Head on over there to learn how we’re sharing what we’re thankful for at the family dinner table.

Weekend Make and Takes: Turkeys

by Marie on November 14, 2009

Little Turkey Yarn Favor by Make and Takes (pictured above) How to Make Turkey Stock by Kalyn’s Kitchen Playdough Turkey Craft by My Family My Forever Potato Print Turkey by No Time For Flash Cards Cute Turkey Hat by Parents Yummy Turkey Recipes by Simply Recipes Banana Gobble Pancakes by Little Nummies

Guest Post by Jodi of Pleasant Home Last year I had a Thanksgiving Table Ensemble published in a CK Special Edition magazine called Holiday Home. The projects were simple ways to dress up your Thanksgiving table. Here is a quick tutorial on how I made the leaves for the projects in Holiday Home.  For my […]

Tasty Turkey Table Favors

by Marie on November 12, 2008

I dolled up my post from last year’s Turkey Favors, by adding more flare to these cute little Gobblers. Different colored fabric tulle netting – red, orange, green and purple. Instead of just M&M’s, there’s Whoppers, Mike & Ikes, Tootsie Rolls, and Gumdrops. This time, I twisted the brown pipe wire for the turkey’s neck, […]

Crafts From Thanksgiving Past

by Marie on November 11, 2008

Here’s what we were making this time last year! Have fun being crafty in time for Turkey Day. Thankful Banner using items mostly from nature. ~~~ Thankful Centerpiece, getting your guests involved at the table. ~~~ A few more Thanksgiving Crafty links: Cornucopia Lunch – snack on these while the turkey’s roasting Gratitude Can – […]

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