Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and we want to help you get ready for the holiday with some great crafts. Today, we’re sharing Learning Liftoff’s editors’ picks for the top five easy Thanksgiving crafts to enjoy with your family this weekend, November 14 – 16.

 Learn how to dress up a simple burlap banner for a simple fall/harvest look

Banners are a great way to add some personality to any room, so don’t feel restricted to the living room mantle. Take the holidays into your bathroom, bedroom, or kitchen, but be careful to stay away from any unnecessary fire hazards. Try this harvest banner idea, or make one inspired by nature with pinecones, and hang the holiday all over your house!

via Snap Creativity

The Thankful Tree

There is so much to be thankful for, and Thanksgiving gives us the opportunity to verbalize those thanks more than we often do. Why not give your thanks a visual touch with this Thankful Tree, too? Have your kid(s) fill in one ornament a day.

via Simply Vintage Girl

Top 10 DIY Thanksgiving Wreaths

The doorway to your home is the initial impression your guests have upon their arrival, and you want it to be a good one, right? Make sure to greet your guests with a fun, festive impression by creating one of these Top 10 DIY Thanksgiving Wreaths. This turkey wreath is an easy, almost no mess DIY Thanksgiving craft to do with your kids.

via Top Inspired


If you’re anything like me, your refrigerator is filled with pictures, reminders, and an assortment of magnets. Give one of those magnets a celebratory touch by making this Popsicle Stick Scarecrow Magnet. Such a cute craft for kids!

via This Girl’s Life Blog

Make your own DIY Pumpkin Spice Soap in less than ten minutes

You know that Pumpkin Pie Spice you bought to actually make pie, but still have more than half of it left? Use it before it expires by doing a sensory Thanksgiving craft with your kids by making Pumpkin Spice Soap.

via Happiness Homemade

Share your Thanksgiving crafts, and all of the other things you’re trying this weekend in the comments below or on social media by tagging @K12Learn on Twitter and Instagram.

Featured Image Credit –Lindsey Turner / CC by 2.0


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