20 Fall & Thanksgiving Activities for Kids

20 fall and thanksgiving activities for kids

These Fall and Thanksgiving Activities for Kids gave me some ideas of what I can do with my daughters over the next few weeks, and I hope you’ll be able to use some of the ideas with your family.

fall activities - gourd game

This Gourd Game is a fun way to play with the leftover pumpkins now that Halloween is over.

fall activities - indian corn napkin ring

These Indian Corn Napkin Rings are easy to put together, and they make a nice addition to the Thanksgiving dinner décor.

fall activities - pierced sun catcher

Brighten up a room with this Pierced Sun Catcher Craft. All you’ll need is cardstock, a push pin, cardboard to place underneath, and a string to hang it up.

fall activities - fall leave rubbing

This Fall Leave Rubbing activity is a favorite that we do regularly as leaves fall off the trees, and it’s one of the least expensive fall craft projects. Find leaves outside. Place them under a paper and rub a crayon on top of the paper.

fall activities - pilgrim hats

These Pilgrim Hats are a fun way to celebrate Thanksgiving and remember how Thanksgiving began.

fall activities - pilgrim paper plate

Teach your children about the history of Thanksgiving while making these Pilgrim Paper Plate Crafts.

fall activities - feather hunt

Using colorful feathers from a craft store, hide them around the house or yard and have the kids hold a Turkey Feather Hunt. The feathers can then be used to make a Native American Headress.

fall activities - pine cone turkey

This Pine Cone Turkey would make a cute centerpiece for Thanksgiving. All you need is construction paper, a pine cone, googly eyes, and glue to put it together.

fall activities - autumn leaf garland

This Autumn Leaf Garland is a cute way to decorate for Thanksgiving.

fall activities - boat balloons

Thanksgiving Boat Races – Your kids can make these boats from milk cartons and powered by balloons and pretend to be just like Columbus crossing the ocean.

fall activities - turkey handprint

This Turkey Handprint is a simple Thanksgiving craft where kids have fun tracing their hands.

fall activities - nature crowns

Use leaves, twigs, and other foliage to make these Nature Crowns.

fall activities - leaf lantern

These Leaf Lanterns look beautiful when lit up at night.

fall activities - foliage friends

Use your imagination to turn ordinary leaves in these Foliage Friends.

fall activities - thanksgiving bingo

Play Thanksgiving Bingo on Thanksgiving Day while the dinner is being prepared.

fall activities - grateful tree

Make a Grateful Tree using twigs from your yard or place a paper tree on your wall. Write down what you are grateful for each day and place it on the tree.

fall activities - super scoopers

Your kids will want to help clean the leaves off the ground with these Super Scoopers.

fall activities - gumdrop turkeys 2

Have the kids make these Gumdrop Turkeys on Thanksgiving Day so they have an activity to do while they wait for dinner.

fall activities - turkey roll game

This Turkey Roll Game looks like it would be a lot of fun! Roll the dice, then look to see what color of M&M to use to make the feathers.

fall activities - turkey be eaten game

This Turkey Toss Game is entertaining for the kids. And if you don’t want to take time to make a turkey bean bag, a regular bean bag will work.

What fall or Thanksgiving activities have you done with your family?

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