Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Thanksgiving Crafts For Preschoolers

Thanksgiving is right around the corner! What better way to teach your children about this holiday, than by making some Thanksgiving crafts? From turkey to pilgrims to cornucopias, these Thanksgiving crafts are a perfect way to have some educational fun with your kids at home:

Mayflower Craft

Teach your kids about the pilgrims and their journey to this “new world” with this cute Mayflower craft! Most of the materials needed will be common household items, so grab your supplies and let your creativity unfold.

What you’ll need:
  • Small box
  • Brown paint
  • Paint brushes
  • Scissors
  • Clay or play-doh
  • Drinking straws
  • Paper
  • Black marker
For full directions, or to see a finished product, click here.

Pudding Turkey Craft
This is a great craft to help your child tap into their sensory skills, and is perfect for very little kids. But no matter how old your children are, everyone will have a blast, getting their hands dirty with this fun turkey craft.

What you’ll need:
  • Chocolate pudding
  • Thick cardboard or posterboard
  • Construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Googly eyes (optional)
For full directions, click here.

Paper Plate Pilgrim Crafts
These crafts are great ways to teach your kids about history, where you can even use books to supplement your lesson. Making these pilgrims will be fun and creative ways for your children to gain some educational information at home.

What you’ll need:
  • Large paper plate
  • Small paper plate
  • Beige paint
  • Paint brush
  • Construction paper
  • Glue
  • Tape
  • Crayons
For the pilgrim template and full directions, click here.

Fingerprint Turkey Place Card
Have your little ones help you set the table with their personalized place cards for the whole family. They will have a blast creating these and knowing they were a part of Thanksgiving preparation. These quick crafts will turn any table into a happy and festive one!

  • What you’ll need:
  • Red, orange, yellow and brown paint
  • Black marker
  • White posterboard
For full directions, click here.

We hope you and your family have a very Happy Thanksgiving. At Miss Sue’s we are thankful for the staff, students and family members who make up this wonderful school. Our prime educational goal is the development of the whole child — socially, emotionally, physically and educationally. To learn more about the school or to schedule an appointment, please give us a call at 516-938-0894.

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