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7 Fun Month of November Facts
After the mood is set how about some November facts to explore?
Here are 7 Facts about November for you:
- November is the last full month of autumn
- The United States starts daylight saving time on the second Sunday in March and ends on the first Sunday in November.
- November was the ninth month of the ancient Roman calendar and has retained its name from the Latin novem, meaning “nine.”
- The flower for the month of November is the chrysanthemum.
- Scorpio and Sagittarius are the astrological signs for November.
- In November we celebrate All Saints Day, Veterans Day, and Thanksgiving.
- Fun days are: National Men Make Dinner Day and National Sandwich Day.
These and more interesting facts about the month of November can be found here.
November Books for Kids
As many of you know by now, every craft project or homeschool lesson comes with a list of matching book ideas on my blog.
Here is a list of adorable books for the month of November:
With lyrical language and rich, cozy paintings this book captures the cherished moments of this autumn month, the moments we spend together, and the ones we witness in the world around us.
This Thanksgiving book for kids teaches us about coming together with our loved ones and giving thanks for all that we have.
The Leaf Thief book is a funny picture story that teaches kids about autumn, adapting to change, and the seasons.
The people of Squawk Valley find themselves without a turkey for their Thanksgiving feast. It is time to hatch a plot to lure one into town.
Porcupine can’t wait to share Fall Feast with her woodland friends. Unfortunately, everyone is missing an ingredient to bake their specialty. Let’s find out what she will do about it!
Kids November Quotes
Here are 7 November Quotes for your celebration or craft project:
- “Hello, November! Thank you for reminding us we have so much to be grateful for.”
- “November is the month to remind us to be thankful for the many positive things happening in our life.”
- “Hello, the month of November is here.”
- “Fallen leaves lying on the grass in the November sun bring more happiness than the daffodils.” —Cyril Connolly
- “You are mine, November. Until the day your leave this earth, you are mine”.
- “Hello, November! Bring more happiness and peace in our lives.”
- “By October, thanks for the memories. Hi November, I look forward to making new ones.”
These and 100 more Inspirational November quotes can be found here.
100+ Best DIY November Crafts for Kids
November is about to start and the weather is getting colder outside.
Here are some easy crafts for November to do at home or in a group setting.
Our list of handmade November Crafts includes hedgehog, turkey, apple, leaf, and scarecrow crafts. You will find November printables and other November activities for kids.
Let’s have a look at our November arts and crafts projects now.
November Crafts for Toddlers
Let’s start off with some easy toddler November craft projects.
Here are some great ideas for younger children!
Let's start off with some sensory leave activities since November is the last month of fall.
In this November craft post, you can help your kids explore changing leaves!
Even though thanksgiving is over pumpkins are still popular till Thanksgiving.
Here are some really cool no-carve pumpkin ideas. This way your toddlers do not get hurt by carving.
Leaves are falling from the tree and they are everywhere.
Here are some great leaf art ideas to play for your children with.
At every pumpkin patch, you will find a cool sensory bin.
Learn here how you can make one by yourself at home!
Bring your child in on the fun with some these easy Candy Corn Turkey Cookies and craft with food rather than paper supplies.
In case the ideas above weren't enough sensory ideas for you.
Go check out these fun November sensory bin projects next.
Learn how you can make the coolest spider web with help of this crayon-resistant painting technique.
Or were you ever wondering what the white crayons are good for?
This is a pretty simple November paper plate craft.
Let your toddlers turn a plain paper plate into a fun scarecrow. They will enjoy it!
The month of November also brings us to Thanksgiving.
With this special holiday, pilgrim and American Indian crafts become popular again.
Here is a super easy teepee craft for you.
And what do you do at Thanksgiving? Eat turkey and pumpkin pie.
Let your toddlers make their own pie out of a paper plate and introduce pretend play to them with this cool toddler November craft.
Teach kids about the first Thanksgiving with these fun coloring pages!
These free printable turkey and pilgrim coloring pages remind families of the blessings of the holiday season.
A simple craft to celebrate fall colors, this tree only requires paper, a pencil, paint, and cotton swabs.
Preschooler November Crafts
Preschoolers can be challenged to improve their motor skills. Try one of these November preschool crafts with them at home or in your classroom!
Next, it is time for our preschool November crafts and since there is no Thanksgiving without a turkey this yarn-waving turkey craft is perfect.
It is such a great motor skill activity and fun at the same time. Have a look here.
On Oct. 31 till Nov. 2 Mexicans celebrate Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead).
It is tradition to decorate graves or altars with colorful sugar skulls to honor their dead relatives.
Get your free printable sugar skull templates here and craft away!
Pumpkins are not out of season yet.
Here are over 100 pumpkin craft ideas for you to decorate your house or Thanksgiving table with!
Time to play some games. Go check out this fun picture bingo for Thanksgiving and play it in November with your preschoolers and family!
And here we have a cute pilgrim craft for Thanksgiving.
All you need is some craft paper and toilet paper rolls and you are good to go!
It is not Thanksgiving yet but you like to play bingo? Then check out this fall bingo printables next.
They are free and come in a set of 10 plus a plain bingo card to make more if needed!
Also, apples are still in trend during fall. Here are some easy apple templates including a writing template for fall poems or quotes.
Here are some great November Quotes which would go great with it!
Back to the turkeys, if you have paper lunch bags at home then this craft is for you!
Learn how you can turn them easily into turkeys on Thanksgiving day!
You liked the yarn-wrapping turkey project above but like to do more.
Then try our pumpkin templates instead and use them for wrapping or other November craft projects.
For example, you could use them as gratitude notes for your Thanksgiving dinner table.
Here are some matching Gratitude Note Ideas for you!
Well, the month of November has 29 more days than just Thanksgiving.
For those, you might like to try one of our easy acorn craft ideas with these free November printables.
Check them out here.
People in the United States love their pumpkins.
For that reason here are 15 more pumpkin art projects for you. Enjoy!
Did you ever paint with salt yet? It is super fun and gives a nice 3D effect to your crafts.
You can read the full salt technique tutorial here.
Hedgehogs are also a symbol of fall.
I made these adorable hedgehog templates for crafting for you.
They also come with a fun writing template and I have the matching Hedgehog Quotes for Kids for it as well.
Squirrels are looking for food during fall to prepare for the winter. You will have realized you see more of them now before the snow is coming.
Here are some cute squirrel craft templates for you and matching Squirrel Quotes if needed.
Scarecrows use to be placed in fields to scare the birds away.
This is only a scarecrow paper plate craft but super cute!
Did the farmer already harvest their corn? This year ours was done early.
Nevertheless, you can use these corn printouts for many different November projects to craft.
Colorful leaves are everywhere. You can either try and craft with them or use our maple leaf craft template instead.
They come in different sizes, styles, and even in colors.
It includes a leaf writing template and here are matching Leaf Quotes and Fall Sayings for you.
Pretty Leaf Lanterns that kids will love to make.
A great way to celebrate the colors and shapes of Fall. Also makes great Thanksgiving decor.
This kid-made pop-up photo pumpkin card makes a cute classroom craft that’s perfect Fall holidays! Free printable pumpkin template inside!
Here are also over 100 Pumpkin Quotes for Kids to match your card!
These adorable stuffed paper bag acorn portraits are a creative autumn art activity for kids that can also be stuffed with seasonal surprises and used for holiday tables.
This pumpkin pie slime is super jiggly (as opposed to stretchy) and stays in place when you mold it, so it’s perfect for pretend cooking sensory play!
Grab a mini pie tin and a rolling pin and get “baking!”
Use these free printable numbered leaf templates to make the leaf-matching game for your little ones.
This is a fun and educational game with a Thanksgiving | Autumn spin to it.
November is the perfect time to come together and make a family craft!
This is a quick and easy project that will keep your little ones occupied on Thanksgiving morning while the meal is being prepared.
Did you enjoy our November craft ideas for kids?
Then go check out our popular Winter activities next. How about our Winter Hat Craft Template, Easy Mitten Templates, or Snow Glob Printables?
November Crafts for Kindergarten
Your child is already in Kindergarten? Then the following kindergarten November crafts are perfect for them:
Thanksgiving can be hectic. Calm your children down with this fun turkey glitter jar project.
See how the magic happens here.
Scavenger hunts are so much fun.
Here is an easy Thanksgiving scavenger hunt for you.
Get your free printable now!
For the older children, I collected the following November scarecrow crafts.
See the full list here.
If they do not like scarecrows one of this 25 apple craft ideas might inspire them!
One week before Thanksgiving they can easily start with the following Thanksgiving activities.
Which one do you like?
Gobble gobble makes the turkey. I can already call your way.
Here are 30 turkey crafts for you.
But your kids will also love our selection of the following November fall craft ideas.
Time to explore!
Give me a hedge hug!
In case your children like hedgehogs these crafts will be perfect for them.
You will find everything from paper plate crafts, to free printables, and many more craft ideas.
Last let's look at this easy fall leaf craft for kids is a fun project to celebrate the change in seasons.
Here's how to make it with your family.
In case you are a visual learner, also get inspired by the following craft ideas for November:
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