Eight Cutest DIY Thanksgiving Crafts For Kids

Keeping the kids busy while they are home from school for Thanksgiving break is always a challenge. Gather a few simple materials and keep the little pilgrims busy with some cute Thanksgiving crafts. Here are 8 of my favorites:

Cute Turkey Hats

Cute Turkey HatCute Turkey Hat

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Kids love playing dress up, so help them out with some cut Thanksgiving craft hats.


Oreo Turkey

 Oreo TurkeyOreo Turkey

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Use Oreos and other simple parts to make cute turkeys.


Turkey Cookies

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Decorate refrigerated sugar cookies with a Thanksgiving theme.


Thanksgiving Leaf Mask

 Thanksgiving Leaf MaskThanksgiving Leaf Mask

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Prepare ahead of time by pressing some nicely colored leaves for 24 to 48 hours.

Tissue Paper Stained Glass Turkey

 Stained Glass TurkeyStained Glass Turkey


Add some googly eyes and facial features to tissue paper "stained glass" turkeys. The kids will love having them in the windows to welcome holiday guests.


Dixie Cup Turkey

 Dixie Cup TurkeyDixie Cup Turkey

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Make turkeys with Dixie cups and colored paper. Cute centerpieces, especially for the kids' table!


Leaf Turkeys

 Leaf TurkeysLeaf Turkeys

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Create beautiful turkeys with fall leaves. Press the leaves for 24 to 48 hours prior to working on the project.

Turkey Peeps

 Turkey PeepsTurkey Peeps

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Peeps - not just for Easter any more. Sugar cookie Peeps are available in stores right now. Dip them in melted chocolate chips and decorate.

These ideas should keep the little ones well dressed, entertained and amused until it time for dinner. What is your favorite kid's DIY craft for the holidays?