We’ve rounded up 16 easy Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids shared at recent Motivation Monday linky parties to help you with creating fantastic and easy crafts with your kids. Need a suggestion for a Thanksgiving book – we got several. Need some activities to do with the kids on Thanksgiving Day while the turkey is cooking in the oven? We’ve got you covered!
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Easy Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids
Thanksgiving Printable: Turkey Toes Free Printable | Growing Up Gabel
6 Thanksgiving Coloring Pages | Woman of Many Roles
How to Make a Pinecone Turkey | Mom Dot
Fall Leaves Printables and Activities for Kids | Crystal and Co.
Paper Pumpkins | Simple Joys
FREE Learning to be Thankful Printable Pack | Year Round Homeschooling
Free Thanksgiving Fun Learning Pack | Year Round Homeschooling
13 Thanksgiving Bible Activities | Christianity Cove
Thanksgiving Turkey Rice Krispie Treats | Frugal Coupon Living
Thanksgiving Turkey Pretzels | Frugal Coupon Living
Three Little Punkins | Paper Seedlings
Gobble Gobble Turkey Kid Craft | A Cowboy Life
Thankful ABC Tree | Christianity Cove
How to Paint with Leaves | Confessions of an Overworked Mom
Pincone Turkey Craft | One Creative Mommy
Turn Your Front Door into a Thanksgiving Turkey | Born Again Farm Girl
Thanksgiving Printables for Kids
FREE Learning to be Thankful Printable Pack | Year round Homeschooling – Keep the kids busy Wednesday afternoon before Thanksgiving Day with this free printable pack.
diy paper leaves + free leaf template | Plain Jane – Ask the kids and guests to write down what they’re thankful for during the break between dinner and dessert.
Simple Thanksgiving Gratitude Garland | A Life in Balance – This is the perfect decorating project for kids! During the week of Thanksgiving or on Thanksgiving Day, have them write down what they’re grateful on the leaves. They can also ask guests like Grandma and Grandpa to share what they’re grateful for.
Free Thanksgiving Mad Lib Printable | How Does She – For a fun break in the day’s festivities, fill out this Mad Lib printable.
Thanksgiving Kid Placemats | A Girl and a Glue Gun – The kids can color these placemats during the last hour of meal preparation or use them during the break between the main meal and dessert.
Free Printable Color by Number Turkey | Simple Living Mama – Another great Thanksgiving printable to do with the kids. You could also do this on Black Friday while making turkey soup from your leftover turkey carcass.
Thanksgiving Books to Read
Turkey is in trouble. Bad trouble. The kind of trouble where it’s almost Thanksgiving . . . and you’re the main
course. But Turkey has an idea–what if he doesn’t look like a turkey? What if he looks like another animal instead?
I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie (Picture Puffins)
I know an old lady who swallowed a pie, a Thanksgiving pie, which was really too dry.And with that the feast begins!
Every year Grandmother invited a guest for Thanksgiving dinner and allowed Maggie to do the same. “Ask someone poor or lonely,” she always said. Thanksgiving was Grandmother’s favorite day of the year.
The Thanksgiving StoryA Caldecott Honor book, the Pilgrim story is told simply from the point of view of the Hopkins family whose little Oceanus was born on the Mayflower.
If You Were At The First ThanksgivingThis book helps kids understand what it was like to live in America in the 1620′s through questions and answers about the first Thanksgiving.
Squanto’s Journey: The Story of the First ThanksgivingIn 1620 an English ship called the Mayflower landed on the shores inhabited by the Pokanoket, and it was Squanto who welcomed the newcomers and taught them how to survive. When a good harvest was gathered, the people feasted together–a tradition that continues almost four hundred years later.
. . . If You Sailed on the Mayflower in 1620What kind of ship was the Mayflower? How did the Pilgrims feel when they saw land? What was the first building in Plymouth? In lively question-and-answer style, this fact-filled book answers all sorts of questions about the Pilgrims’ journey on the Mayflower and their first year in America.