Looking for fun and simple crafts for the kids to do this Thanksgiving? These ideas are so fun and easy to include everyone in. We love simple projects that look amazing but don’t take a ton of time, supplies, or craftiness to do. Here you will find Thanksgiving crafts that are perfect for preschoolers and older kids too.

THANKSGIVING ARTS AND CRAFTS FOR KIDS

EASY THANKSGIVING CRAFTS FOR KIDS

BLACK GLUE PUMPKINS

Black glue is a cool art technique to explore with this Thanksgiving pumpkin craft. Make your own paint from black paint and glue.

BUBBLE WRAP PUMPKIN PRINTS

Bubble wrap is definitely more than just a squishy packing material that’s fun for kids to pop! Here we have used it to create fun and colorful pumpkin prints for Thanksgiving theme.

CARDBOARD TURKEY

This is probably one of the silliest activities we have done in a while, but it turned out to be fun! I love saving cardboard for STEM projects. Since it’s around Thanksgiving time, I figured we could try out a little engineering activity with a cardboard turkey craft come Thanksgiving STEM challenge.

COFFEE FILTER TURKEYS

Here we have coffee filters and clothespins from the Dollar Store that transform into the cutest Thanksgiving Turkeys ever.  And there’s even a little bit of Thanksgiving science involved!

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COLOR BY NUMBER TURKEYS

Grab the crayons or colored pencils for this simple to set up Turkey color by numbers activity.

FIZZY PUMPKIN PAINTING

This fizzy pumpkin art activity is a fun way to dig into a bit of science and art all at the same time!  Make your own baking soda paint and enjoy a fizzing chemical reaction with this Thanksgiving craft idea.

HAPPY THANKSGIVING BANNER

Check out this fun Thanksgiving banner that doubles as an easy Thanksgiving craft! Kids love coloring in, and then making their own DIY bunting for special occasions.

PAPER PLATER TURKEY

This easy paper plate turkey craft for kids is such a fun Thanksgiving craft! It’s simple enough to make with a large classroom full of kids, or at home too!

PAPER TURKEY CRAFT

Grab your scissors and craft paper as we have a fun paper turkey craft to share with you! It is a fun example of rubbings, one of the earliest forms of print making.

PICASSO TURKEY

Explore the fun side of the famous artist, Pablo Picasso this Thanksgiving by making Picasso inspired turkey art. An easy way to learn about abstract art for kids of all ages!

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PILGRIM HAT

Learning about Thanksgiving will be fun for kids this year with this cute Thanksgiving Paper Cup Pilgrim Hat Craft!

Paper Cup Pilgrim Hat craft for kids.

POOL NOODLE TURKEY

Transform a dollar store pool noodle into cute turkeys, just in time for Thanksgiving!  It’s the perfect side dish to your Thanksgiving lesson plans or weekend activity.

THANKSGIVING PAPER CRAFT

Explore the world of 3D art with a fun Thanksgiving theme craft complete with free printable templates and step by step instructions!

THANKSGIVING ZENTANGLE

Check out this fun Thanksgiving zentangle that doubles as an easy Thanksgiving craft for kids of all ages! Kids love coloring in and doodling for special occasions. Learn how to zentangle with a free printable included for you to use!

ALSO CHECK OUT: Pumpkin Zentangle

FUN THANKSGIVING CRAFTS FOR ALL AGES

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