Thanksgiving Crafts

In celebration of Thanksgiving, our Cristo Rey Richmond High School work study students came up with several fun crafts you and your family can complete together!

Published on November 18, 2021

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By Kimoni, Carina and Mija, Cristo Rey Richmond High School work study students

In celebration of Thanksgiving, our Cristo Rey Richmond High School work study students came up with several fun crafts you and your family can complete together!

Craft 1: Paper Plate Turkeys

Supplies:

  • Big paper plate
  • Small paper plate
  • Construction paper
  • Googly eyes
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Brown marker

Step 1: Cut out your feathers.

Step 2: Color your plates brown.

Step 3: Glue your small plate to the big plate for the turkey’s head. Glue your feathers to the back of the big plate.

Step 4: Cut out two heart shapes for feet and a triangle for a beak.

Step 5: Glue on your eyes, beak, and feet.

Craft 2: Thankfulness Bracelet

Supplies:

  • Beads, any color
  • Letter beads
  • String

Step 1: Cut your string slightly bigger than your wrist size.

Step 2: Tie a knot on one end of the string.

Step 3: Add colorful beads to your string.

Step 4: Using the letter beads, write something you’re thankful for. It can be someone’s name, initials, your favorite food, etc.

Step 5: String the same amount of colorful beads on the opposite side of the letters.

Step 6: Tie the two ends of your string together.

Craft 3: Popsicle Stick Turkeys

Supplies:

  • Brown and yellow construction paper
  • Brown, red, yellow and orange markers
  • Googly eyes
  • 7 popsicle sticks
  • Glue
  • Scissors

Step 1: Cut out a big circle for the body, a small circle for the head, and a small triangle for the beak.

Step 2: Color your popsicle sticks: 2 orange, 2 red, w brown and 1 yellow.

Step 3: Glue the circles together, then glue the popsicle sticks on the back of the circles. Then glue your eyes and beak onto the small circle.

Craft 4: Scarecrow Paper Bags

Supplies:

  • Paper bag
  • Construction paper or yarn
  • Colored pencil
  • Scissors
  • Glue

Step 1: Cut out strands of construction paper or yarn.

Step 2: Glue them onto the top of the paper bag. This will be your scarecrow’s hair.

Step 3: Draw a face on the scarecrow.

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