Gimme a T, Gimme an H

by Marie on November 12, 2007

This Thanksgiving banner is fun to make and beautiful to look at. I found this idea on Martha years ago and it was a great project to do with the kids, letting them help get ready for dinner too.

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Cut colored paper into half sheets. In pencil, write one letter onto each colored paper, spelling a Thanksgiving word, like: Thankful, Give Thanks, Thanksgiving. Collect “natural” items for forming letters. These natural items can include: dried cranberries, marshmallows, sticks, hay, leaves, raisins, popcorn, leaves. With craft glue, glue collected items onto the penciled letters. Let the glue dry completely.

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Now hang each paper onto a wall that will be seen by the guests. This is one my family did 3 years ago.

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Matt wanted to do the letter M, but he ate a lot of marshmallows in the process.

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Enjoy the natural beauty of the banner that will help set the mood of the dinner to come.

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