Itsy Bitsy Thanksgiving Crafts

Sneaking these three great baby/toddler friendly crafts in just in time in hopes that someone looking for a distraction finds a great last minute activity to occupy their little one while they stuff the turkey!  Happy Thanksgiving!

Fall Corn:
fall corn

Materials:
Pre-cut white construction paper corn cob
Pre-cut brown construction paper husks
Orange, Yellow, Red, Black and Purple tissue paper pre-cut into strips
Glue Stick

Directions:
Let the kids tear the tissue paper into small pieces
Glue onto corn cob
Attach husks

Great, easy, independent craft that can easily be adapted to a wide variety of ages.

(Source:  http://media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/ea/f3/c5/eaf3c58004fe61b9ac8c5e959e7a7130.jpg)

Do-a-Dot Turkey worksheet
turkeydoadot

We haven’t played with dot markers in a while and it was a ton of fun!  Check out this website for free downloads of worksheets for every letter of the alphabet: http://www.makinglearningfun.com/themepages/TurkeyMagnetPages.htm

Paper Plate Mayflower
mayflowermaterials
Materials:
Paper plate cut in half
White construction paper sails
Popsicle sticks
Masking tape
Crayons or Markers

Directions:
Color the plate as you wish (we had some lovely rainbow ships and some were a  little more traditional!)
Attach sail to Popsicle stick and back of paper plate with masking tape

Voila!
paperplatemayflower

(Source: http://we-made-that.com/thanksgiving-boat-craft/)

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