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About the projects
This series features projects with the colors of fall and to decorate
for Thanksgiving. Start off with these leaf crafts and come back in
weeks to come for turkey fun!
The projects range in difficulty from EASY to EASY.
Browse down this page for descriptions and illustrations of the projects, then select a project and have
some crafting fun!
Pine Cone Turkey
Friday Fun - Turn a pine cone into
a colorful turkey to brighten your Thanksgiving table. This is an
easy craft project for children that can be combined with some
outdoor fun. Take a walk in the woods to find pine cones; then, with
a little pipe cleaner and glue magic, turn them into little turkeys.
Thanksgiving Napkin Rings
Friday Fun -
Thanksgiving is a time for the family to gather and share
experiences. You can start the sharing by making these simple
napkin rings with your child. Not only will you have fun, but you will
also make something special for the Thanksgiving table. Use the same basic idea with simple variations for other holidays.
Stained Glass Leaves
Friday Fun- The colors of fall are warm and cheerful.
Capture these colors with this stained glass-like decoration!
Combine the craft with a walk through the woods for an enjoyable fall
Turkey Trot - Here's a race game that the whole family can make together and then
play! It's great for after Thanksgiving dinner fun or anytime the family
gets together. Just print the game
then cut and glue. That's all it takes to make the game board for Turkey
Turkey Place Card
Friday Fun - Make a turkey for
displaying Thanksgiving dinner place cards. The turkey is made with
an apple, a paper napkin, some nuts and candy, and wiggly eyes. It’s
fun and easy to do and all your guests will be delighted with this
Leaf Silhouette Cards
- This greeting card tutorial uses sponged paper and leaf silhouettes to
make a simple and elegant card. The design concepts of positive and
negative space are introduced in this tutorial along with how to make
your own unique decorative paper by sponging with paint.