Time to get cozy and do some fall crafts with your kids!
Whether you want to learn about Diwali, Veteran’s Day, and Native American Heritage Day, or discuss what you’re thankful for and instill a sense of gratitude in your children, we’ve got just the activities and fall crafts for kids that you’ll really enjoy.
Fall crafts for kids to promote gratitude and thankfulness
These fall crafts are great for the whole family, because they all involve the importance of gratitude, togetherness, being thankful, and family ties. We’ve chosen a handful of our favorite fall crafts for kids, most of which use inexpensive craft materials that you probably already have on hand in your home, or that you can grab on your next trip to the grocery store.
1. Thankful turkey
Creating the Thankful Turkey from Busy Toddler is an simple but meaningful activity that’s sure to become a yearly tradition for your family.
2. Felt family tree
This no-sew felt family tree from Family Locket will open up opportunities to discuss the importance of family and your family’s history.
3. Gratitude chain
Carla Schauer‘s gratitude chain activity is a classic way to make a craft that’s heartfelt and pretty, too.
4. Handprint turkey hat
This handprint turkey hat from Crafty Morning is an easy and sweet way to discuss thankfulness while doing a cute craft together.
Thanksgiving crafts and activities
On November 23 this year, take some time to do these Thanksgiving crafts and activities with the whole family. Your family will enjoy taking a break from watching football, stuffing their faces with delicious food, listening to The Macy’s Day Parade, and watching Thanksgiving movies to do these crafts together as a family.
1. Fall garland
All ages will love making this cute, fall craft from Big Family Blessings, which can be enjoyed for years and years by the whole family as it hangs in your home each year.
2. Beaded corn
This beaded corn handicraft is a cheap and easy craft that is so cute! Smart Schoolhouse includes step-by-step directions and beautiful images to help you make this craft.
3. Melted beads leaf suncatcher
Use your leftover beads to make these awesome melted beads leaf suncatchers from Sunshine Whispers.
4. Pine cone turkey
Making this pine cone turkey from Hello Wonderful has so many sneaky benefits, like developing fine motor skills and nourishing your child’s imagination.
5. Fork Painted Apple Craft
This unique craft will be a hit with your kids! You probably already have all the materials you need to make this fork painted apple craft from Happy Toddler Playtime.
Crafts and activities for Diwali, Native American Heritage Day, and Veteran’s Day
Learning about the fall season and all of its holidays by doing fall-themed crafts can be such a memorable and worthwhile experience for the whole family.
Give these activities a try, as each of them go with special holidays that happen during the month of November.
Holidays in November
November 11 is Veteran’s Day, and November 11 is Remembrance Day in Canada. Diwali is November 12, which is also known as the Festival of Lights. November 24 is Native American Heritage Day, and the whole month of November is actually Native American Heritage month.
1. Fall crafts with real leaves
Is there anything better than playing in crunchy leaves? Bring that feeling inside with these fall craft ideas that use real leaves from Fabulessly Frugal.
2. Veteran’s Day handicrafts
Learning about Veteran’s Day and honoring our veterans is another way to promote gratitude and thankfulness in your home. Check out these 10 DIY Veteran’s Day craft ideas from DIY crafts.
4. Diwali crafts
Diwali, also known as the Festival of Lights, is a Hindu celebration in India, Sri Lanka, and many other countries. Try out these Diwali craft ideas from Little Ladoo during the month of November.
5. Crafts for Native American Heritage Day
Homeschool Super Freak has gathered facts, activities, books to read and crafts to do for you to learn more about Native American Heritage Day.
Now we’re definitely in the fall spirit with plenty of ideas for some awesome fall crafts for kids! 🍂
Which fall craft are you most excited to try first? What other fall crafts for kids do you suggest? Comment below! I look forward to talking with you in the comments! For everything homeschool, we can PlanIt! ♥