Decorate your classroom and your students' Thanksgiving tables with these colorful crafts.
- Grades: PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5, 6–8
These fun and festive Thanksgiving-inspired classroom craft projects let students use their creative styles to design unique Indian corn patterns, paint cheerful pilgrim characters, and build turkeys with their own hand tracings and thumbprints.
Students get familiar with fall vegetables while working with them to create their cornucopias. The completed project makes a lovely Thanksgiving centerpiece.
Students will have fun with texture and color by designing their own Indian corn decorations.
Make these bright ears of corn to brighten your classroom all through autumn or to celebrate Thanksgiving.
Students experiment with colors and patterns as they design their own mosaic for Indian corn.
Plenty of Pilgrims
Students construct one of Thanksgiving’s familiar faces with some painting, cutting, and pasting.
Celebrate Thanksgiving by crafting these friendly pilgrim faces.
Celebrate Thanksgiving with a modeled drawing lesson that is simple and fun for students. Once the drawings are finished, students can get creative when coloring them. Consider displaying the completed, mounted artwork on a bulletin board.
Celebrate Thanksgiving with a modeled drawing lesson that is simple and fun for students. Once the drawings are finished, students can get creative as they color them. Consider displaying the completed, mounted artwork on a bulletin board for Thanksgiving.
Flocks of Turkeys
These colorful Thanksgiving centerpieces, which display what students are most thankful for, offer adults an easy way to include children in the dinner conversation during the big feast.
The turkey's feathers are made from tracings of the child's hand, creating a unique, personalized Thanksgiving craft.
Students get to put their stamp on this craft by making turkeys from their own thumbprints.
These festive hats are easy to make and fun for students to wear both in and out of the classroom.
Students will enjoy selecting the colorful paint samples as feathers for their turkeys.