November signals the start of the holiday season. The falling leaves, smell of pumpkin pie, and anticipation of family gatherings spark a certain excitement. Fall also tends to lead to more activities and crafts in our house. Get ready for Thanksgiving and fall fun with these crafts and activities for kids!
Celebrate the star of Thanksgiving with these great gobbler crafts.
Create a cute no-sew sock turkey that will lead to hours of play! This craft is easy to pull together with things that you can find around the house.
Break out the paints and have some silly fun making turkey tracks! This would be a great table runner on a long spool of paper for Thanksgiving Day!
Get the children outside collecting leaves to create these adorable turkey leaf lanterns. These would make wonderful decorations for dark fall evenings!
Get into the fall mood with pumpkin fun.
Yarn pumpkins are perfect for the older kids. This craft is a little messy and takes some patience while waiting for the yarn to dry but they are beautiful and would make great table decorations for the day of Thanksgiving.
Make the house smell like dessert with pumpkin pie playdough! All ages can have fun making and playing with this sensory satisfying craft.
Get the whole family involved with these fun family Thanksgiving games.
While you are waiting for the turkey to cook, play stuff the turkey! This easy to make game will test your aim.
Get your gobblers moving with turkey tag! These turkey clips are easy to create and will lead to hours of play.
The little ones will tumble for this cute game. Grab a few plastic cups to create a quick game of turkey bowling!
What is Thanksgiving Day about? Giving thanks! Encourage the family to reflect on what they are grateful for this holiday season.
Make a beautiful representation of gratitude with these low prep thankful trees.
Turn the thankful thinking into a game! The gratitude game will encourage your children to share the things they are grateful for all while enjoying family game time.
Get the older kids and adults into the action with a scavenger hunt. The gratitude photo scavenger hunt can help inspire the children to look deeper for things they are thankful for.