Four Easy Thanksgiving-Inspired Crafts for Kids and Babysitters

Nov 15, 2022 | Sitters, Parents

With Thanksgiving rapidly approaching and the holidays right around the corner, Parents are on the lookout for great Sitters to babysit for all the festive parties and events! Coming prepared with craft ideas and games will make your night babysitting much more fun for you and the kids you’re watching! And because the weather is getting colder, it’s important to have a few tricks up your sleeve when you need a way to entertain kids indoors!

Here are four easy Thanksgiving-inspired crafts that will help you and the kids get in the thankful spirit!

1. Turkey Handprints

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Nothing’s more classic and easy than a turkey made from a handprint! If you didn’t make these in elementary school, boy did you miss out! If you need a refresher on how to make these cute turkeys, click here.

2. “I am thankful for…” Pumpkin

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November is all about being thankful. That’s why we love this pumpkin craft that is both cute and a great learning opportunity! All you need is some pumpkin-colored construction paper, staples, and scissors! It’s that easy!

3. Turkey Yourself

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Want a craft that is fun but also doubles as a cute keepsake? This turkey Yourself craft is a great tangible gift for kids to give their Parents when they get home! You can find the simple directions here!

4. Turkey Printable Game

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Photo courtesy of Craftivity Designs

Working with an older child who isn’t as fond of crafts? We’ve got you covered! This fun turkey game is great for older kids and is guaranteed to be a fan favorite! Did I mention it gives you an excuse to eat M&Ms? Here are the full directions and game print-out!

We hope you enjoyed this Thanksgiving craft round-up! If you make any of these crafts be sure to tag us on Instagram or TikTok! Happy Thanksgiving, we are so thankful for you!

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