Get the kids involved and make a day of it! These 15 Thanksgiving crafts will have the entire family smiling and enjoying their afternoon together. Whether it’s for a cozy nook of the house, for the dinner table, or just something that will be hung on the fridge, these are all brilliant ways to get craft, get creative, and pay homage to the holiday.
1. Leaf Bowl
Grab some faux or real leaves and get started! Crafts Unleashed will teach you everything you ned to know about how to make this beauty come to life. Then, once it’s completed, flaunt it in the foyer, dining room table, or even in the guest room.
2. Give Thanks Chalkboard Sign
We love chalkboard signs and how they can easy change with the seasons. Follow along at My Pinterventures to learn how to make yours come to life for the fall! Those leaves certainly add an extra festive touch.
3. Thankful Tree
Have the entire family get involved with this project! Over at The DIY Mommy you’ll learn how to create a “thankful tree.” And each leaf will provide the family with some warm feelings and a smile.
4. Painted Pinecones
Whimzeecal will take your pinecones to the next level. Hop on over and put that ombre trend to good use with the kids. Then drop them in an apothecary jar and decorate the house with them.
5. Turkey Pops
Are these turkey pops not the most adorable little snacks you ever did see Grab the recipe at Sugar Swings! and grab the kiddos to help out! You can put all that different flavored candy corn to good use with this one.
6. Thanksgiving Pie Garland
Martha Stewart made some pumpkin pie garland that can set off Thanksgiving dinner with extra charm! The kids can help cut out the pieces and glue on the “whipped cream.” Hang them on the banister, the mantle, or the buffet in the dining room.
7. Pumpkin Votives
Turn some pumpkins into pretty votives with some help from Homedit. You’ll need some spray paint too! Grab an offbeat color and get to work on some unique, Thanksgiving day decor.
8. Gold Ribbon Stamped Place Cards
You could always amp up the style at the dinner table with some of these place card. Some gold ribbon would add a special touch of femininity to the scene. Visit Flax & Twine for the details.
9. Deer Silhouette Pumpkin
The Scrap Shoppe went all out on this beautiful pumpkin design. You don’t have to stick to decorating pumpkins only at Halloweentime. Instead, you can create something extra pretty with your gourds for Thanksgiving too!
10. Autumn Garland
Make & Do Crew made a garland too! And this time is was themed with autumn textures in mind. Grab the kiddos and have them help string everything on.
11. Candy Turkey Bites
Here’s another craft that’s edible too! Make some bite-sized turkey with some of the family’s favorite, delicious treats. With chocolate, pretzels, and candy corn too, Suburban Simplicity will show you how.
12. Paper Pumpkins
DIY Inspired used pumpkins as their inspiration. They turned some paper and twine into some pretty little gourds that can delight the house. From the tables to the shelves, you can add some pops of color to any nook after you whip these up with the family.
13. Turkey Napkin Rings
We’re loving these turkey napkin rings from Raegun Ramblings. They’re charming and make the best craft for the kiddos to take part in. Part of the fun is picking out your favorite bits of ribbon to use!
14. Sparkly Leaf Garland
Sparkle and shine with some glittered leaf garland from Decor Envy. You’ll want to flaunt the finished product all around the house. And your kids will want in on all the sparkling fun.
15. Blooming Pumpkin Centerpiece
Home is Where the Boat is leaves us off with this blooming pumpkin centerpiece craft. It’s the perfect way to top off the table for when dinnertime comes to call. Fill your masterpiece with the best of fall flowers – including burgundy mums.