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12 Easy-to-Make Thanksgiving Crafts

Kick off the holiday with these adorably festive projects.

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Thanksgiving is almost here! Delight your kids by making these cheerful crafts together. The projects make for cute holiday decor, and fun activities to keep little hands busy while they wait for turkey and stuffing.

Pumpkin Table Runner

This no-sew, felt table runner will spruce up your Thanksgiving table.

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Painted Rocks & Leaves

Bundle up and search your neighborhood for rocks and leaves to paint. Then, place them in the center of your table on turkey day.

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Fall Houses

Most of us have seen pasta crafts, but try embellishing a cardboard house with colorful beans to create something unique.

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Pumpkin Pie Garland

Thanksgiving banners are always adorable, and this pumpkin pie garland serves up a sweet reminder for the holiday.

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Holiday Candle Jars

Light up the night with candles in these subtly seasonal jars. The simple dots and brushstroke designs are fun for kids to paint.

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Turkey Balloons 

Your little ones will get a laugh out of these goofy turkey balloons. Tie them to the chairs at the kids table.

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Leaf Table Runner

Use leaf stencils and sparkly gold paint to jazz up the center of your table.

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Toilet Paper Turkeys

Don’t toss your toilet paper rolls! Turn them into turkeys. Kids can list what they’re grateful for on the turkey’s feathers.

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Paper Bag Turkey

Don’t have enough toilet paper rolls? Use paper bags instead.

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Paper Plate Wreath 

This gorgeous leaf wreath looks upscale and intricate, but it’s actually easy to make.

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Thanksgiving Memory Game

Turn a completed craft into a fun activity with this on-theme DIY memory game.

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Thankful Banner

Show off your artistic skills by hanging this banner in your kitchen or entryway.

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