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5 Kid-Friendly Crafts to Decorate Your Home for Fall and Thanksgiving

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Are you hosting a Thanksgiving dinner this year at your house? Why not get your kids involved by inviting them to make some of these Fall-themed crafts? These…

Are you hosting a Thanksgiving dinner this year at your house? Why not get your kids involved by inviting them to make some of these Fall-themed crafts? These five simple crafts are easy to do and can help make your home and table a festive place to be for the Thanksgiving holiday!

1. Pinecone turkey crayon holder craft

Is this not the sweetest little thing? Your Thanksgiving guests—young or old—will love these cute pine-coned gobblers brightening up their spot at the table. Head to Amanda’s Parties to Go to get both the instructions and template, as well as a host of other easy-to-do Thanksgiving crafts to do with your child.

2. Toilet Paper Roll Leaf Stamping Fall Tree Craft

Do you have any empty toilet paper rolls hanging around your home? For this simple craft, all you really need is a toilet paper roll and some fall-coloured paint. Print off the tree template at Crafty Morning, squeeze the toilet paper roll into a leaf-shape, and let the paint-stamping begin!

Voila! A fresh fall scene to tape to your kitchen window!

3. Leaf Wreath

This easy craft will get you and your kids out into the great outdoors. Go for a walk, pick out some beautiful, fresh leaves and glue them on to a cut-out paper plate. It’s that easy. Go to Crafts for all Seasons for more detailed instructions!

4. Leaf Print Table Runner

Your kids will really make your Thanksgiving table pretty with this easy-to-make table runner. Simply have your kids dip their freshly collected leaves into fall-coloured paints and stamp them on to kraft paper!

To change it up a bit, have your kids paint just the outlines of the leaves for a pretty effect. Check out Handmade KidsArt for a more detailed how-to.

5. Easy Fall Garland

This fall-themed garland is so pretty you may want to do this craft yourself! Go to A Beautiful Mess and join Mandi Johnson as she gives you tutorials and templates on 4 easy garlands that you can use to accessorize your home for Fall, Thanksgiving and Halloween.

May these 5 easy crafts be a wonderful bonding experience with your children and a way to let the great outdoors in! Enjoy!

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