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DIY Thanksgiving Card Ideas and Thanksgiving Activities
Before we start with our homemade Thanksgiving cards let’s check out some great Thanksgiving books you can read while crafting.
I also added some matching Thanksgiving greetings after our easy Thanksgiving card ideas and more Thanksgiving activities to explore.
Enjoy and don’t forget to look at our matching activities at the end of our post!
Thanksgiving Books for Kids
My children love to hear a story while crafting.
For our Thanksgiving card tutorials, I found the following matching Thanksgiving books your children might enjoy!
Taylor the Thankful Turkey is an easy-to-read children’s book about giving thanks and being grateful.
Little Critter is going to have a Thanksgiving he’ll never forget! This 8×8 storybook is perfect for story time and includes a sheet of stickers!
Learn about the true spirit of gratitude and Thanksgiving with a storybook for kids.
Pookie and Mom get ready to welcome the whole family for Thanksgiving in this gentle and captivating board book.
From the bestselling How to Catch series comes a festive turkey tale and Thanksgiving book for kids!
Easy DIY Thanksgiving Card Ideas
I hope you enjoy the following card ideas for Thanksgiving!
Glue hand-cut pieces of colored card stock to the heavy white paper to make a turkey for your card.
Use your student or child's face as head and add an adorable Thanksgiving quote to it.
Ready is your handmade Thanksgiving card!
Use these printable patterns to make a greeting card for Thanksgiving with a turkey pop-up inside.
Follow the link below and see how easy it can be to make your own Thanksgiving card.
With the help of some gathered leave dies you can create this wonderful Thanksgiving card with only a couple of steps.
You will the full supply list and instructions in the link below!
I have to say this leaf Happy Thanksgiving card is adorable.
And even doesn't take too long with the help of a Cricut machine.
Why not give it a try?
I love the following fingerprint Thanksgiving card project.
Either you print the branch or even color it by hand.
Afterward, use different colors and create colorful leaves via fingerprints.
It is the perfect kid's Thanksgiving card idea for Thanksgiving greetings and wishes!
This turkey craft is the perfect Toddler Thanksgiving card project.
Help your toddlers or preschoolers to create turkeys with help of finger colors and their own hands.
They make such a cute keepsake for Thanksgiving for sure.
Pop-up cards are one of our favorite card projects in our house.
They are super easy to make but bring a nice surprise to your recipients.
Doesn't this colorful Thanksgiving turkey card look fun?
We will try it this year!
With the help of stamps, you can create easily this adorable Thanksgiving greeting card.
First, you have to print the words onto ribbons. Next, you create the tree and put everything together!
Do you decorate your Thanksgiving table with pumpkins?
Then choose this matching pumpkin card for your Thanksgiving greetings.
Learn here how to use felt to make your own Thanksgiving pumpkin card next.
This 3D Thanksgiving Card Craft is intended for teens and adults!
It requires some sequencing skills, hand-eye coordination, and a little bit of work with an X-Acto knife.
The how-to Thanksgiving card guide for this card can be found in the link below.
We are still in November and November is the last month of fall.
So what is more fitting than sending a Thanksgiving leaf card out for Thanksgiving?
Find out how this tutorial works here.
Do you like to send greetings to friends at Thanksgiving?
There is no better time of the year to tell someone how much you appreciate and love them!
Use the chance to craft this easy turkey pop-up card for Thanksgiving and make your family and friends smile!
Celebrating Thanksgiving leads back to the first pilgrims. So what is more perfect than making a simple pilgrim card for Thanksgiving?
Simply follow the easy instructions below!
You are not much of a crafter and like to keep it simple? Then try these funny and free Thanksgiving card printables.
They are super easy and fun at the same time.
The perfect project for your next Thanksgiving greeting cards.
Send warm wishes for Thanksgiving with this homemade Thanksgiving card to your family and friends.
This adult Thanksgiving card project is easier than it looks.
Find the full tutorial here.
Time for some DIY Thanksgiving place cards.
Those are super cute and free. What are you waiting for?
Let your Kindergarteners trace their hands and turn them into pilgrims.
Either glue them to a blank card or use them directly as cards. Just make sure in that case to use thicker paper for your pilgrim card craft.
With the help of watercolors and a Cricut pen, you can create these wonderful Thanksgiving cards.
Even your children can participate in this craft project so give it a try!
This Thanksgiving card tutorial will teach you how to make a napkin fold card for thanksgiving from cardstock, design paper & glue!
If you like origami projects this is the right thank-you Thanksgiving card for you!
Turn your kid's handprints within minutes into an easy Thanksgiving card.
They are such nice keepsakes and will make everyone happy.
Simply fold a colored paper, trace your child's hand, and cut them out as shown in the post.
Afterward, let your children decorate them with matching fall and turkey stickers and other craft supplies you have in the house.
Time to shake it up a little bit with this lovely Thanksgiving card.
With the help of a Cricut machine, you can create them super easily.
Grab your craft supply and make gorgeous DIY Thanksgiving cards with the following free printables of adorable cartoon graphics.
Kids will love this Thanksgiving card craft project, too.
Have a look here.
Making these wonderful Quilled Thanksgiving Cards for Kids is a "next step" craft project and not intended for beginners.
This quilled turkey makes a gorgeous homemade DIY card for Thanksgiving. The lucky recipient will really treasure it!
It uses a simple quilling technique, so give it a try!
Make this adorable Pilgrim hat and turn it into a handmade Thanksgiving card.
Simply use white paper on the back of the pilgrim hat and add your Thanksgiving wishes and find a fitting envelope or make your own.
Let's learn how to make this fun Thanksgiving pumpkin card next.
You can even choose if you like to have your 3d pumpkin outside or in the card itself!
7 Cute Thanksgiving Greeting Card Sayings
So all you need for your Thanksgiving card DIY is a matching Thanksgiving message.
Go check out one of these great quotes and check out the full list of these
here. 100 Best Thanksgiving Quotes for Kids
“Give thanks with a grateful heart!” – Unknown “Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of Thanksgiving” – Unknown “There is always something to be thankful for!” – Unknown “Gratitude is the best attitude!” – Unknown “Thanksgiving was never meant to be shut up in one day!” – Unknown “If you want to find happiness, find gratitude!” – Unknown “You are all I need on Thanksgiving!” – Unknown
You also might find these
, Giving Quotes , Gratitude Sayings , or Generosity Phrases fitting for your DIY Thanksgiving cards. Have a look! Thankful Captions
Easy Thanksgiving Activities
Did you enjoy these handmade Thanksgiving card ideas? Don’t worry the fun does not have to end.
Here are more great Thanksgiving arts and crafts projects for you and your kids to explore:
If these weren’t enough go check out our list of
or 15+ Best Thanksgiving Activities next. 30 Best Friendsgiving Game Ideas
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