Thanksgiving Crafts for Kindergarteners
Thanksgiving crafts for kindergarteners are all perfect for tiny little fingers and hands. The supply list is simple, as are the directions. So that even the youngest kids can enjoy making Thanksgiving holiday-centered crafts and goodies
- Sugar Ice Cream Cones
- Decorator Frosting tube with writing tip
- "Runts" Candies, gum drops or dried fruits and nuts
- Simply write names on the cone, using the decorator frosting.
- Then place the cones onto a paper napkin or colored paper.
- Fill with candy, dried fruit or nuts.
- Let the filling spill out a bit for a better effect.
Thanksgiving Crafts for Kindergarteners 2 - Thanksgiving Bowl
- Margarine tub
- Crayons, markers, paint, or colored pencils
- White Glue
- Any of the following; Brown colored construction paper, burlap, calico fabric
- Apply diluted glue onto the tub with a paint brush adding fabric, burlap or paper as you go.
- Until it is completely covered.
- Follow with another coat of glue.
- Set it aside to dry-for a few hours or over night.
- Now that you bowl is dry you can add a turkey head and feathers with construction paper or real feathers, nuts, leaves, seeds or beans.
Thanksgiving Crafts for Kindergarteners 3 - Thanksgiving Chain
- Construction Paper
- Glue or Tape
- Marker or Pen
- Cut many 3 inch by 8 inch strips out of construction paper.
- Have everyone finish this statement on a construction paper strip: "I am thankful for ...".
- Try to think of many things you are thankful for and write on as many strips as possible.
- Once all the writing is done, make a paper chain using the strips.
- Start by forming one of the strips into a circle and gluing or taping the short ends together.
- Make sure the writing side is out!
- Take a second strip and stick it through the center of the first circle you made, and tape or glue the two short ends together.
- Empty milk cartons
- Brown construction paper
- Magic markers
- Have students save their milk cartons from lunch.
- Wash the milk cartons and let them dry over night.
- Cover the milk carton with brown paper leaving the top open.
- Have students trace their hands onto construction paper.
- Cut out the hand shapes to create turkey tails to attach to the back of the box.
- On the front of the box print the child's name and the word blessing underneath. (ex. Sarah's Blessing Box.)
- Each day allow the children to print their blessings on a small strip of paper and put it into their box.
- They can take the project home and read their blessings out for Thanksgiving to their parents.
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