Thanksgiving is two weeks away. If you haven’t had a chance to do any holiday crafts with your family, not to fret. I’ve found three easy ideas that can be done in minutes and also double as festive decorations.
Label that says “Give Thanks”
Strips of paper
All you need to do is print a label for your jar and fill it with your family’s responses as to what they’re thankful for.
It’s a great thing to do each day leading up to Thanksgiving. When Thanksgiving arrives, the family can gather and read everyone’s responses.
This activity is a nice way for children to find something each day they are thankful for.
Thanksgiving Mantle Banner
You can either print out the letters you’d like your banner to say or you and your child can draw them out. Cut each letter out individually and glue to twine, ribbon or yarn.
I chose to make my letters on the computer, but you certainly can do either option. Both will look beautiful hanging on your mantle.
Computer paper or construction paper
Crayons or markers
Have your child make the design for their Teepee on a piece of computer or construction paper. Next, help them roll the paper in to a cone.
Use the glue stick to hold the cone together. You will need to trim the bottom of the cone so the base of the Teepee is straight and can stand up.
I talk about all of these crafts in more detail during a segment on The Rhode Show.