The big Thanksgiving feast is a long day and is usually full of activity for the grownups. Don’t forget about the kids! If you are looking for fun ways to get the kids involved in the festivities, try these delicious Thanksgiving crafts for kids and easy Thanksgiving recipes. We’ve collected a few great Thanksgiving recipes and crafts for the kids that are sure to please everyone. These projects all serve double duty: they are fantastic boredom busters and when they are done, they are great snacks. No more “I’m bored!” or “I’m hungry!” when you are busy in the kitchen. Some are even great Thanksgiving table decor.
Easy Thanksgiving Ideas for Kids to Make and Eat
If the kids have a classroom party this fall, have them make some of these seasonal Thanksgiving cookie recipes. Cookies are simple, yet delicious, treats that are easy to make in bulk for a party. From Pilgrim Hat Thanksgiving Cookies to adorable Oreo Turkey Crafts, everyone in the class will rave over how cute they are and will gobble them up.
Thanksgiving Dessert Ideas for Kids
Take some of the work off of your cooking to-do list this year. The kids can make any of these great Thanksgiving desserts to serve after the big meal. Many of these yummy snacks double as wonderful Thanksgiving Day decor, so set out your edible treats early. The delicious Turkey Inspired Apple Tarts and Colorful Gumdrop Turkeys are sure to make tail feathers wiggle with delight!
Thanksgiving Food Ideas for Kids
Have fun decorating the table with these fun edible Thanksgiving crafts for kids. They will keep the kids busy before the big meal, and then when everyone sits down to the table, they can eat the miniature masterpieces. Most are easy enough to work on unassisted, so you can relax for a few minutes. Just think of all the quiet time you’ll enjoy while the kids are happily creating a fun Fruit and Cheese Turkey or Tiny Thanksgiving Tables. The kids are sure to beam proudly when they see everyone enjoying their handiwork.