10 Turkey-Free Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids

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Tired of making turkey crafts with the kids? Yes, me too. You can only make so many turkeys, am I right? And besides, there is so much more to Thanksgiving than just turkeys. Try some of these 10 (non-turkey related) Thanksgiving inspired crafts with your little ones today.

Do your kids like to string beads? Mine do. Here’s a great idea from Think Crafts! to make ears of Indian corn with pipe cleaners and beads.

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Our Goodwin Journey shares a Thankful Tree using handprints for leaves. I love it!

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Make a pilgrim hat or bonnet or an American Indian headdress with this tutorial shared on Ankle Biter Art. Three tutorials in one!

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Make some pilgrim puppets using these templates from Making Learning Fun. Just print, color and attach to craft sticks.

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Make your own Mayflower. Raising Arizona Kids shares some inspiration.

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I love this idea from Mind Bites! Keep the kids busy and put them to work decorating your Thanksgiving table.

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Teach your kids the story of the first Thanksgiving and make these Thanksgiving story bracelets.

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Mama to 5 Blessings shares the paper plate pilgrims her kids made. Cute and simple!

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Create your own I Am Thankful Pumpkin  with this idea from The Moffatt Girls.

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I know my oldest loves painting with anything that isn’t a paintbrush. I’m sure he would love painting with Lego blocks. Have a look at this Lego Stamped Indian Corn on Crafty Morning.

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Happy Thanksgiving everyone! I can’t wait to try making some of these crafts with my little ones!

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