Thanksgiving


Turkeys made from a juice box is a super easy Thanksgiving craft.
How would you like some fun little turkeys tucked around your house for Thanksgiving decorations? Or possibly as place settings at your Thanksgiving meal? This little juice box turkey craft makes the cutest ever little turkeys. Your grandkids will want to make a whole flock of them!

Juice Box Turkey


Make an Indian tepee from a brown grocery bag. It's an easy Thanksgiving craft that kids enjoy.
It seems that a large percentage of Thanksgiving crafts focus on turkeys. Or pumpkins. Which is fine. However, the poor ol’ Indian tepee gets the short shrift sometimes. So, let’s have our grandkids make an Indian tepee. They are really easy!

Make an Indian Tepee


Make this gratitude box. Then everyday before Thanksgiving, have each child write something that they are grateful for and put it in the box. Then, on Thanksgiving day, as a family read the papers and then give thanks for all of your blessings.
There are so many things I am thankful for. In the total world population, I belong to the: 6.7 percent that hold a degree from a university. 20 percent that live on more than $10 a day. 37 percent that has adequate sanitation. 40 percent that has electricity. I have […]

Gratitude Box



Free printable for this easy Thanksgiving activity that promotes gratitude in kids.
Thanksgiving is a wonderful season where people can take time to focus on gratitude and the things that they are thankful for. I dare say that most of my readers have an innumerable amount of blessings in their lives. I challenge¬† you to take a few moments to think seriously […]

Thankful Circle


Make this leaf wreath with kids.
Leaf wreath. Leaf wreath. Say THAT 10 times in a row. What a tongue twister! Making a leaf wreath is a great fall activity. Great in September. Great in October. Or a great activity that your grandchildren can do while they are waiting for Thanksgiving dinner to be served. Or, […]

Leaf Wreath


I love the Graphics Fairy site. Love, love, love her stuff. The other day, I saw some of her vintage Thanksgiving images and thought to myself, “Self, those would make fabulous name place cards for my Thanksgiving Table.” So, I made up some. And, I’m sharing them with you, Dear […]

Dress Up Your Thanksgiving Table