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Sure, sure, kids make every occasion more fun and adorable. But there are times, like, say, at Thanksgiving, when you really just want to sit in adult company and eat all the food (and drink all the wine). Keep the under-ten set occupied while you get your grown-up on.

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Thanksgiving kid craft 1

Turkey Tracks Artwork

All you need is paint and pipe cleaners.

See the full tutorial on Fun-A-Day.

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Glued To My Crafts Blog

Paper Pumpkin Pie

Cute enough to eat.

See the full tutorial on Glued To My Crafts Blog.

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The Craft Patch

Wood Slice and Washi Tape Turkeys

And now you have your centerpiece.  

See the full tutorial on The Craft Patch.

Thanksgiving kid craft 3
Dzieciaki W Domu

Autumn Tree With Pumpkin Seeds

We love this edible collage of pumpkin seeds in shades of fall (thanks, food coloring).  

See the full tutorial on Dzieciaki W Domu.

Thanksgiving kid craft 6
Events To Celebrate

Gumdrop Turkeys

Bonus points: They double as dessert.  

See the full tutorial on Events To Celebrate.

Thanksgiving kid craft 9
Fantastic Fun and Learning

Indian Corn

Use an eraser tip (in lieu of a paintbrush) to bring the corn kernels to life.

See the full tutorial on Fantastic Fun and Learning.

Thanksgiving kid craft 5
Simple Fun for Kids

Painting Leaves

Painting on fall leaves > painting on paper.  

See the full tutorial on Simple Fun for Kids.

Thanksgiving kid craft 2
Design Improvised

Gourd Turkeys

Googly eyes + feathers = cute Turkey Day critter friends.

See the full tutorial on Design Improvised.


Thanksgiving kid craft 8
This Girl’s Life

Handprint Wreath

May they never lose their childlike fascination with tracing body parts onto paper.

See the full tutorial on This Girl’s Life.

Thanksgiving kid craft 7
Fireflies and Mud Pies

Gratitude Stones

Giving thanks: It’s the reason for the season, y’all.  

See the full tutorial on Fireflies and Mud Pies.

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