The holidays are a busy time. Cleaning, hosting, dinner, dessert, entertainment, and that’s just at the actual gathering! Why not let the kids help with some of the decorations (and keep out of our hair) with these easy printable Thanksgiving crafts for kids? Check out these 9 crafts for holiday inspiration.
Kids of all ages will have fun with this adorable Clothespin Turkey Craft from Springtime Doodles. It’s fully printable, which means your kids will stay busy cutting, coloring, and constructing while you’re busy making Thanksgiving happen!
This Thanksgiving Dot Painting Printable from The Resourceful Mama is great Thanksgiving decoration for kids to work on. Once their painting is dry, you can have them cut out each piece (help them out here if needed). Tape these up around the house or in the windows for a great kids Thanksgiving decoration!
Your kids will have a great time playing dress-up with this Thanksgiving Crown Craft from Printable Crush. Have them set up their own first Thanksgiving with food from their play kitchen for a fun history lesson!
These Coffee Filter Turkeys from Buggy and Buddy are a great take on coffee filter crafts that my kids are always crazy about. Use wacky colors to make silly turkeys, or go with fall colors like brown, yellow, and red to give them beautiful plumage.
Printable Pilgrims and Native Americans from Learn Create Love are a super fun fun cut and color printable Thanksgiving craft for kids. Use crayons, markers, or even paints to give these fun friends a thankful face for the holiday.
Kids love pop up books, so they’ll love this Pop Up Turkey Craft from Moms and Crafters. These are not only fun printable Thanksgiving crafts for kids, but can also be used for a centerpiece, place settings, or a Thanksgiving card for loved ones!
Want your kids to take time to think about what they are thankful for this holiday season? Use these awesome Thankfulness Cubes from Create in the Chaos to get the ideas rolling!
Head over to Alpha Mom to see her cut and color Thanksgiving crafts for kids. She’s put together a whole set of printables including napkin rings, a fun turkey centerpiece, and more!
These Pilgrim and Native American Stick Puppets from Making Learning Fun are too cute! A great cut and color craft that doubles as fun pretend play for the kids. These would also be easy to adapt as printable Thanksgiving napkin rings!
Your kids can practice their paper folding skills with these adorable foldable pilgrim and turkey printables from Artists Helping Children. This printable Thanksgiving craft for kids is perfect for a centerpiece element the kids can help out with.
Do you remember doing Thanksgiving crafts as a kid? Share your fave in the comments below!