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Thanksgiving day crafts elementary / preschool

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DSC00579  DSC00578DSC00572Cute Thanksgiving table ideas

turkey murkey  This was supposed to come out much prettier. … cookie, frosting, pretzel sticks, candy corn, and butterscotch morsels for eyes.

turkeyday1  Turkey cut out sample 

 Easy craft that takes some time (quiet time) turkey wings are about 7 inches in length and 1″ wide. Decorate wings or write something you’re thankful for on each wing. Cut outinfo above
DSC00571 Thanksgiving keepsake placemat: each child wrote what they do every Thanksgiving and glued to turkey cut out, laminated.

Adorable ideas I’m trying. (for links and directions see below)

 Cornucopia Place Cards or Party Favors for Thanksgiving

Fruit Gobbler: Ingredients:
Bosc pear (head) ,Melon (body),Cheese (beak and tail feathers),Red pepper (snood, feet and side feathers)
Raisins (eyes),,Grapes (tail feathers), Bamboo skewers, Toothpicks

1. Stabilize the melon body by cutting a shallow slice off the rind to form a flat base. Using a section of bamboo skewer, attach a Bosc pear head to the melon, as shown.

2. Cut a cheese triangle beak and red pepper snood. Attach both, along with raisin eyes, to the head with sections of toothpick.

3. Cut red pepper feet and set them in place. For tail feathers, skewer cheese cubes and red grapes, then insert the skewers as shown. Pin pepper side feathers in place with toothpicks.

  Homemade Pumpkin Pie

Pine cone turkey :
Handprint keepsake :
Melon turkey:  ( found at
Pilgrim hats:
More ideas and pie recipe: 
cone/cornucopia Name  tag holder from made by ( i saw on pinterest earlier, if you dampen the end point in water you can shape it to turn to look like cornecopia )

More to come… need to get my thanksgiving stuff out 🙂


Author: Ancient Paths

“But blessed is the one who trusts in the LORD, whose confidence is in him. They will be like a tree planted by the water that sends out its roots by the stream. It does not fear when heat comes; its leaves are always green. It has no worries in a year of drought and never fails to bear fruit.”

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