There's something about the holiday season that makes us want to get our craft on –– which might have to do with our kids being cooped up. We're desperate to entertain them! If you're looking for a fun and festive Thanksgiving project to do with your children, check out our seven mommy-approved faves. These crafts are sure to get your little one in the Turkey Day spirit.
What do you get when you cross a pinecone, some feathers, and a hefty sprinkling of glue? A Turkey placecard, ya'll! This project from Dandee Designs couldn't be easier or more whimsical, and will make a great addition to your table. Plus, your kids will be so proud of their contribution!
Don't be fooled by this cheerful paper Turkey from Make and Takes — he doubles as an advent calendar! Each feather represents a day in the countdown to Thanksgiving — we suggest 14 feathers for two weeks of counting.
Do you have an experienced crafter on your hands? We've fallen hard for this wooden Thanksgiving playset, which doubles as an adorable centerpiece. As you might expect, these figurines take some time, but don't worry — the tutorial from Rhythm of the Home is extensive.
It's simple, it's adorable, and it uses items you already have in your home. This turkey's feathers are made from beautiful fall leaves, which means your kid will get some much-needed time in the great outdoors foraging for festive colors! Check out Baby Center for a quick tutorial.
What would Thanksgiving be without a troop of little ones running around in paper pilgrim bonnets? Making this snazzy hat couldn't be easier, and all you need is paper, a ruler, and some ribbon. Check out the how-to from Happy Birdycake.
We just passed out from cuteness overload. This walnut mayflower from Cultivated Lives has to be the most adorable Thanksgiving craft out there, and it's so simple! Half a chestnut, playdough, a toothpick, and some paper = A+ crafting adventures.