Kids Crafts: Keep Them Busy this Thanksgiving

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If you have a creative child around, there are many great craft supplies to keep them busy, and keep you worry-free. Keep the right supplies on hand, and crafting with your kid can be fun and help you build memories that can last well into their lives.

Thanksgiving isn’t always the most fun holiday for kids. When you’re busy cooking or catching up with family, the last thing you want to do is worry about what your kids are up to. Keep them occupied with some fun crafts, the adults may even want to join!

Pony Bead Indian Corn

Pony Bead Indian Corn

This fun craft could make a great centerpiece for your table and takes very little effort to create. Kids may need a little help some of the way, but they’ll get the hang of it, and they can just enjoy stringing beads onto chenille stems for a while.

DIY Turkey Ring - I {heart} Crafty Things


DIY Turkey RingI {heart} Crafty Things

This ring is really easy to make for kids, and they get a new friend in the end. Some kids may be more occupied with the finished product!

Leaf Turkey - Crafty Morning

Leaf TurkeyCrafty Morning

If the weather is nice enough, consider taking the kids out for a nature walk to collect leaves. Then, they can create these cute turkeys while they wait for dinner.

Acorn Box Thanksgiving Place Setting


Acorn Box Thanksgiving Place Settings

Fill up some fall themed boxes with goodies to keep the kids table happy. I love the coloring book pages as place mats.

Fall Tree Snow Globes - Frugal Fun for Boys

Fall Tree Snow Globes – Frugal Fun for Boys

Here’s another craft that will keep the kids busy long after the actual crafting is finished. The shiny sequins to represent falling leaves will be fun to watch as kids wait for their food.

For more ideas for crafting with kids, check out more Kids Crafts Posts.

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