Cute & Easy Turkey Craft Ideas for Kids (Thanksgiving 2020 Guide with Steps)

By Drisana Wallace of Modern Cali Mom

I’m in shock that Thanksgiving is a couple days away. Where did this year go? My goal for the holidays this year has really been to emphasize on making memories especially since things will be so different given social distancing orders. We are spending more time at home, so why not create special memories with my family and start new traditions. I went all out for Halloween and Thanksgiving will be no different. Something about crafting as a family that brings everyone so much joy. The kids have looked forward to it so much and that makes my mama heart so happy. Below are some ideas for Turkey Crafts for kids to try out this Thanksgiving at home with your family.  

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Try These DIY Ideas for Thanksgiving Centerpieces

By Drisana Wallace of Modern Cali Mom

With Thanksgiving quickly approaching I immediately started brainstorming DIY Ideas for Thanksgiving Centerpieces.  Luckily, I have tons of leftover pumpkins from Halloween that can be transformed into DIY Ideas for Thanksgiving Centerpieces.  I love recycling decorations if possible, as well, especially during the holidays where every penny counts.   Here are three easy and incredible Thanksgiving centerpieces to try at home.  

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Fun Crafts with Kids- Six Ways to Make Paper Plate Turkeys for Thanksgiving

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By Stephanie Jarrett, Everything Arlington, TX!

The hands-down cutest craft to make with kids this time of year is a paper plate turkey.  I remember making handprint turkeys as a young kid with my grandma every year by tracing my hand on a piece of construction paper and cutting it out, then coloring each of my fingers a different color because they acted as the turkey’s feathers. We would decorate my thumb as if it were the turkey’s head, complete with an eye and a wattle (yep, that’s the red hang-y skin at the turkey’s neck). We would make a hand-print turkey every year and write my name and the year on the palm of my hand. 

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Supplies Needed for Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids 

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By Wanda Lopez, My Sweet Zepol

Kids of all ages love crafts and getting their hands dirty with paint. This year you may find yourself at home with your kids with no-one else to entertain them during the holidays. Today, we will share some supplies needed for Thanksgiving  crafts for kids as well as ideas of projects you can make at home. We are going to keep it simple, so start thinking about things you have right at home that you may be able to use for some fun projects.   

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Easy & Unique Thanksgiving Craft Ideas for Kids & Pre-schoolers

Crafts with the child for thanksgiving with natural materials: fir cone, feathers, felt. Place for text.

By Drisana Wallace of Modern Cali Mom

This year has definitely changed what fun activities we are able to do with our immediate families. With social distancing I have planned more DIY ideas with my children in order to make up for the change for not being able to see their family and friends. We love crafting, so why not really focus on working on crafts this holiday season as a family and in turn hopefully to start some new traditions. With Thanksgiving quickly approaching I wanted to start working on DIY Ideas for Thanksgiving Crafts for kids. Read along as I show you how to create three simple and fun crafts that you can do with your kids at home.  

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10 Ideas for Rock Painting

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When the weather is warm, playing outside with sidewalk chalk is a favorite pastime of many kids. There is nothing better than using your driveway or sidewalk as a huge art canvas, sharing colorful pictures and positive messages with whoever walks by your house. But how can you harness that creative energy when it is too cold to go outside? Scale it down by painting rocks. You can decorate cute painted rocks indoors, and then, following the principles of The Kindness Rocks Project, randomly leave your rocks around the neighborhood to share your art. And I have got some easy ideas for rock painting to get you started. 

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