The 10 Best Thanksgiving Crafts on Pinterest

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Thanksgiving is a holiday that means spending time with friends, visiting with family, and of course filling your belly plenty of food. But often times we forget to recognize what Thanksgiving is really about: being thankful for everything we have. In order to teach your family about the story of Thanksgiving and instill in them the importance of being thankful–while, of course, keeping the ever-present element of food in the mix–we’ve rounded up 10 of the best crafts from Pinterest to make this Thanksgiving the best yet.


Thankful Turkey Table Toppers

These pinecone turkeys act as cute place-settings for your Turkey Day table, but they also encourage your kids to think about what they are thankful for.

Thankful Pinecone Turkeys

Creating Couture Parties


Pumpkin Turkeys

Sure, the main focus of Thanksgiving is usually the turkey that spends all day in the oven, but these pumpkin turkeys add poultry-pizazz to your front porch.

Pumpkin Turkeys

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Paper Native American Headdress

This paper headdress will get your little ones excited to learn about the original feast of Thanksgiving.

Native American Headdress

Ankle Biter Art


Tie Dye Turkey

These crafty turkeys are easy for kids of all ages and fun for everyone; plus, they’ll give your home a totally groovy look.

Tie Dye Turkeys

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Thankful Tree

Family photos, favorite quotes and other handmade sentimental pieces make this a beautiful and meaningful Thanksgiving decoration.

The Thankful Tree


Turkey Cake Pops

Everyone loves a bite of cake on a stick, so why not make them look like little gobblers to match the spirit of the season?

Turkey Cake Pops

Honey & Butter


Indian Corn Wreath

Since corn was one of the main offerings that the Native Americans offered the pilgrims, display this vibrant wreath to celebrate the delicious grain plant.

Native American Corn Wreath

The Lottery House


Chocolate Pilgrim Hats

Easy to make and yummy to eat, these pilgrim hat cookies will have your little pilgrims smiling from ear to ear.

Chocolate Pilgrim Hats

Smashed Peas and Carrots


Pinecone Door Decoration

Instead of hastily rubbing elbows with Christmas and adorning your front door with a wreath, use this pinecone decoration for a festive autumnal flare.

Pine Cone Door Decoration

Sow Sprout Play

Corn Napkin Rings

These beautiful DIY corn napkin rings will make your place settings look almost good enough to eat.

Corn Napkin Rings


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