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Thankful Turkey Hand Art {30 Days of Thanksgiving Activities for Kids – Day 24}

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I love today’s Thanksgiving activity for kids. It is making Turkey Hand Art. These are super cute decorations for your house or Thanksgiving table. They are so easy to have the kids make and then you can keep them as a keepsake and watch how your child’s hand grows over the years. I love the way they write things they are thankful for this year on the back of the hand.

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Previous 30 Days of Thanksgiving Activities for Kids:

  1. Make a Thankful List
  2. Write a Thank You Note
  3. Start a Family Bible Study
  4. Read Together
  5. Chalkboard Thanks
  6. Gratitude Journal
  7. Adopt A Soldier
  8. History of Thanksgiving Unit Study
  9. Give Thanks Copywork
  10. Candy Corn Centerpiece
  11. First Thanksgiving Unit Study
  12. Family Thanksgiving Worship Service
  13. Thanksgiving Writing Prompts
  14. Pilgrim Comparison Writing
  15. Turkey & Pilgrim Hat Cookies
  16. Grandma’s Pinecone Turkey
  17. Mayflower Compact
  18. Thanksgiving Jeopardy
  19. Give Thanks at the Table
  20. Photo Booth Props
  21. Turkey Silverware Napkin Ring
  22. Thankful For You…
  23. Homemade Butter Recipe

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Homemade Butter Recipe {30 Days of Thanksgiving Activities for Kids – Day 23}

  Butter-making has been going on since the Pilgrims landed in America. Why not continue that tradition with your children today? This will give them a glimpse of life during the First Thanksgiving. For the recipe, click below:   Previous 30 Days of Thanksgiving Activities for Kids: Make a Thankful List Write a Thank You… Continue Reading

Thankful For You… {30 Days of Thanksgiving Activities for Kids – Day 22}

Originally, the following idea was posted for a husband and wife. But I also think your children need to hear why you are thankful for them. So, today, write a list or send them a card with the reasons you are thankful for your child. Make it individual for each child and encourage them with… Continue Reading

Turkey Silverware Napkin Ring {30 Days of Thanksgiving Activities for Kids – Day 21}

    Today I have another DIY Thanksgiving craft for your kids. This is an easy and really cute way to decorate your Thanksgiving table.  It only takes a toilet paper roll, pipe cleaners, googly eyes and a little construction paper. Click the link below to access the directions: Previous 30 Days of Thanksgiving Activities… Continue Reading

Thanksgiving Photo Booth Props {30 Days of Thanksgiving Activities for Kids – Day 20}

  Do your kids love to dress up or act things out? Use these photo booth props to create super cute photos… Or let your younger kids use their imaginations and see what stories they come up. If your kids are a little older, have them act out the first Thanksgiving using these FREE props…. Continue Reading

Give Thanks At the Table {30 Days of Thanksgiving Activities for Kids – Day 19}

When I grew up, we took turns sharing what we were thankful for . . . before we at the meal sitting in front of us.  Oh man, it was sometimes hard to concentrate when you were young & hungry. Here are 3 ways your family can have fun sharing things they are thankful. …. Continue Reading

Thanksgiving Jeopardy {30 Days of Thanksgiving Activities for Kids – Day 18}

My kids loved playing games to learn the materials they needed to learn. So when I found this Jeopardy style game on Thanksgiving, I thought it was perfect for our 30 Days of Thanksgiving Activities for Kids. Make sure to show the videos to your kids! Thanksgiving Jeopardy Game & The First Thanksgiving Video  … Continue Reading

Mayflower Compact {30 Days of Thanksgiving Activities for Kids – Day 17}

  Wow! Thanksgiving is next week! I’m not sure about you, but for me November has really flown by so far. I have enjoyed putting together these different Thanksgiving activities for kids. Today, I wanted to focus on teaching Bible and character education to your children. I saw this idea on Delightful Learning and she even… Continue Reading

Giving Thanks At The Table {30 Days of Thanksgiving Activities for Kids – Day 16}

When I was growing up, my dad had us go around the table and say what we were thankful for. The past few years, we’ve put a twist on this activity. My favorite twist was writing down our thanks on a colored feather & inserting it into a turkey pinecone. We each took turns pulling… Continue Reading

Turkey & Pilgrim Hat Cookies {30 Days of Thanksgiving Activities for Kids – Day 15}

  For years we have made these turkey cookies with our family. I found another FUN cookie to make at Thanksgiving…Pilgrim hats with Reese’s. Of course, my daughter loves tradition and told me she would be making turkey cookies. So, I guess I’ll be taking ingredients for both cookies to my parent’s farm for Thanksgiving…. Continue Reading