My Favorite Mayflower Craft Ideas for Thanksgiving

My Favorite Mayflower Craft Ideas for ThanksgivingThanksgiving will be here in no time at all. And, one of the lessons we try to teach our children about the Thanksgiving Holiday is the Pilgrims and the Mayflower. What I found during lessons is that teaching them visually is the easiest way to get them to understand…. hence doing a craft. So, today I thought I would show you my Favorite Mayflower Craft Ideas for Thanksgiving. I found these Mayflower crafts while searching the internet. They are all really incredible and a ton of fun. Surely, you will be able to find some Mayflower craft ideas from this list….. use them to help teach your children about the Pilgrims and their travel on the Mayflower.

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Giving Thanks Thanksgiving Crafts Roundup

Giving Thanks Thanksgiving Crafts RoundupThanksgiving is coming up quickly. This month wouldn’t it be a great idea to fill it with crafts that remind us what this Holiday is all about….. being thankful. We all have so much to be thankful for. So, in this link roundup I have scoured the internet to find crafts that all have to do with being thankful. Each craft is a lot of fun and all can be used as a Thanksgiving decoration…. but most of all they remind us to be thankful. With these crafts you will be doing them as a family…. and family is one of the most important reasons to be thankful. So, get ready to spend some time looking at some amazing Thanksgiving “Giving Thanks” Crafts….. you are sure to find one that you will love.

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How to Make Wigwams and Canoes for Thanksgiving

How to Make Wigwams and Canoes for ThanksgivingToday I’m going to show you how to Make Wigwams and Canoes for Thanksgiving. These items are perfect to use as decorations for Thanksgiving. Actually, add these items to our Indian Village Craft and have an entire Indian Village to Display for Thanksgiving. Wouldn’t that be wonderful? You can use both of these crafts to talk about the Native Americans and what they have given our Country. Remind the children about the story of Thanksgiving. Do a fun craft and a wonderful lesson at the same time.

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How to Make Clothespin Witches

How to Make Clothespin WitchesHalloween is later this month. It is coming up quickly….. so now is the time to decorate your house for Halloween. Today I’m going to show you how to make Clothespin Witches. The craft calls for a wooden clothespin. My suggestion to you is to use the old-fashioned clothespins…. not the “pinch-to-open” ones. Make a few of these Clothespin Witches to decorate your whole house. Grab the materials needed and let’s get started.

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How to Make Gourd Rattles and Maracas

How to Make Gourd Rattles and MaracasI have an awesome fall craft for you today. In this post I’m going to show you how to make Gourd Rattles and Maracas. When you fill these gourds with pebbles they make the most playful sounds. It is a festive way to use these gourds this fall season. The kids will love playing with these noise makers…. Not to mention the great fun they will have making this craft. So, grab the materials needed and let’s get started.

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How to Make a Coffee Can Drum

I have a fun craft for the youngest of crafters. Today I’m going to show you how to make a coffee can drum. What child doesn’t love playing drums? They all love playing the drums. This drum is made from a coffee can, denim and some other materials you probably have at home. Once you have made the drum simply grab a couple of pencils or any wooden sticks and your drums are good to go. So, grab the materials needed and let’s get started.

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Chinese New Year Crafts – Year of the Dragon

Chinese New Years CraftsChinese New Year falls on January 23rd this Year. And, in honor of Chinese New Year I put together a list of crafts just about the Chinese New Year. You will find that most of them are Dragon Crafts and you might wonder why….. well, I will tell you why. This year is the Year of the Dragon. So, to honor that fact the majority of the crafts I have listed here will be Dragon Crafts. Not all of them…. there are plenty of fun other crafts that have nothing to do with Dragons. So, check out the post and pick a few Chinese New Year Crafts to do with the kids….. they are sure to love them. So, let’s get started.

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How to Make a Moving Mayflower for Thanksgiving

How to Make a Moving Mayflower for Thanksgiving In 1620 the Pilgrims came to America from England on a 3000 mile voyage. They came here on the Mayflower and landed on Plymouth Rock. Today we will celebrate this first voyage by making a moving Mayflower for Thanksgiving. After all, if the Pilgrims never made this trip on the Mayflower there would be no Thanksgiving. I shutter at the thought.

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How to Make a Yarn Turkey for Thanksgiving

How to Make a Yarn Turkey for ThanksgivingThanksgiving is a wonderful holiday. It is all about giving thanks for all that you have. But, sometimes we forget about the true meaning of Thanksgiving with the food, parades and football games…. we lose focus. Well, I have a great craft for you that will keep the focus on the true meaning of Thanksgiving. Everyone that is at your Thanksgiving celebration will write down the reason they are thankful on a turkey feather which is then added to this Turkey craft. Everyone will love participating in this beautiful Turkey craft. So, let’s get started.

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How to Make an Indian Village for Thanksgiving

How to Make an Indian Village for ThanksgivingI have a fun craft for you today. Today I’m going to show you how to make an Indian Village perfect for the Holiday season. Thanksgiving is coming quickly and with Thanksgiving comes decorating for the Holiday. This Indian Village would be a great Thanksgiving decoration. Let’s do it.

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How to Make a Bats Mobile for Halloween

How to Make a Bats Mobile for HalloweenBats come out at night….. and Halloween is no exception. Why not totally spook out your house by adding this creative Bats Mobile decoration inside this Halloween. Or, better yet…. have your child make a few of these mobile crafts and they can fill their bedroom with these spooky Halloween creatures.

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How to Make a Halloween Spider on His Web

Halloween Spider and his Web Craft.I don’t know about you, but when I think of Halloween there are a few spooky characters I think of. I think of witches, ghosts, skulls an of course the spider. I just find spiders very scary. In this post you will learn how to make a Halloween spider on his web perfect for decorating and displaying with your other Halloween paraphernalia. On lookers will love it!!

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How to Make a Flying Butterfly Toy Arts and Crafts Project for Kids

How to Make a Flying Butterfly Toy Arts and Crafts Project for KidsKids love playing with this flying butterfly toy. This is an arts and crafts project to make a butterfly toy that will really fly up to 15 feet up in the air. This is for older kids as it is too difficult for younger kids to master…although they can with some supervised guidance from an adult.

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