Thanksgiving Crafts

There's a whole lot more to Thanksgiving crafts than hand turkeys! Try these easy Thanksgiving craft ideas perfect for toddlers and kids as well as elegant orgami and craft projects to complement your stunning Thanksgiving table setting.

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Angled Pocket Napkin Fold

It's easy as 1-2-3! Start with a square dinner napkin and give it a three-way fold for a handy pocket. 

Corn Husk Dolls

Simple corn husk dolls have timeless appeal and are just the thing to keep little hands busy at a family gathering taking place during the fall.

Hanging Bough with Dried Flowers

This simple, natural arrangement works especially well in a small space or above a dinner table. If you don't want to nail another hook into your wall, take down a painting or mirror and hang this in its place.

Thanksgiving Menu Place Card

Make something that works double-duty: A Thanksgiving menu that doubles as a place card. It makes an elegant addition to the table, especially when paired with gilded greenery and a wrapped napkin.

Paper Pilgrim Bonnet

Remember the Mayflower, and give the little ones a fun way to play out scenes from the first Thanksgiving with these paper bonnets. You do the cutting, and the kids can do the gluing and tying.

More Thanksgiving Crafts

Plaster Fruit

At first glance, you might think the elements in this striking centerpiece were carved from stone a couple of millennia ago. But we got the museum-worthy effect by giving artificial fruit a quick dip in plaster.

How to Make a Handmade Cornucopia for a Festive Fall Centerpiece

A raffia cornucopia lined with a bed of dried wheat stalks holds an abundance of fall harvest favorites. Set on a sideboard or chest, it's a natural Thanksgiving decoration that radiates good fortune.