Thanksgiving

Easy Thanksgiving Sign… fun project to do on a chilly  Fall day!

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Easy Thanksgiving Sign

I think Thanksgiving sometimes gets lost in the shuffle between Halloween and all of the fun there and Christmas and all the festivity with the Christmas season.  I for one love the fall season and colors so I enjoy decorating and bringing that into my home as long as possible!

This year I really do love gold.  I love the warmth it adds to the oranges, reds and browns.  It is so beautiful.

For this craft you will need

a piece of wood

paint of choice

vinyl of choice

Begin by choosing the size for your wood board.  Mine was 14×11.  Sand it and then paint your color of choice.  Now distress if desired.  I chose not to for this particular piece because I felt like the gold needed the glamour of clean paint.

I then cut out my vinyl with my Silhouette cutting machine.  I love this baby and use it all of the time!  I used gold oracal vinyl and after I created my vinyl, I arranged the letters to fit them all on a 9×12 sheet of vinyl.  I don’t like wasting any!

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I used my transfer tape and applied my vinyl to the board after letting it dry for a day.  I love the way that it turned out!  The gold is very classy and stands out against the white beautifully!

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Easy Fall Art Projects For Kids ~ that are low cost, easy, and turn out beautiful every time!

Fall craft projects for kids, LEAF RUBBING perfect for school age children, girl scout or boy scout craft ideas that are both educational and low cost

Easy Fall Art Projects For Kids ~ Leaf Rubbing

Leaf Rubbing can be done any time of the year (that you can find leaves) but we always do it in the Fall. I think it is because we see the beautiful colors they turn, thanks for mother nature and want to recreate that in an art project.  This is a great project to make with school age children or adults. Perfect for church groups or even girls scouts or boy scouts as they learn about different trees or plants.

To make you own leaf rubbing all you need is white  paper, I normally use a sturdy copy paper. Coloring crayons with the wrappers taken off, and scotch tape. You will also need an assortment of leaves fresh picked, so the ridges or lines show up good.

Tape your paper on one edge to the surface you are going to work on. In the photo below I have it taped to my side walk. But taping it to a table works just fine too.  I found that taping the paper helps the paper NOT shift so much and makes for a prettier finished picture.  Lay the leaves you have collected under the paper, put the paper on top.  Start rubbing the top of the paper using the length of your crayon as the coloring surface. Use as many colors as you want, watch a beautiful  image appear.
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Easy turkey craft for kids

11/23/2015 11:58 am · 2 comments

by Tami

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Easy turkey craft for kids

I love Thanksgiving! What a great day. Full of family, food, friends, food, feeling thankful, and did I mention food? Right at the center of the table is the star of the show if you will. The turkey. So this year while your turkey gets roasted in the oven, here is a cute little turkey craft you can throw together with the kids. You probably have everything you need in your kitchen!

You will need:

small paper plate

cupcake liner

markers

tape or glue

Have your child glue or tape the cupcake liner to the back of the paper plate. If you are using glue, you may want to let it dry for a few minutes.

Add a face and legs to your turkey. Once you have drawn the face, give him some pretty feathers. I love letting the kids be creative with how they draw these. Whether they want to just color different colored feathers or patterns. Whatever! It is fun and gives them something to do while they wait for the yummy dinner.

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 Turkey Bites ~ Fun DIY Thanksgiving Treats For Kids

My girls made these last year with their Granny, as a special treat for Thanksgiving. After all, not all kids get excited about pumpkin pie, but these silly little turkey’s sure made them smile.  They are easy to make and you can make them a few days before the party if you need to, which is nice for busy schedules.

To make these you will need:

Bag of pretzels (not the mini and not the large…just the standard size)

Bag of candy corn (if you have a hard time finding them, look for them in the bulk food at WinCo)

Wilton Eyes (found online or at most craft stores)

Bag of M&M’s

Bag of Hershey’s Kisses (unwrapped)

Lay the pretzels on a baking sheet, place one chocolate kiss on each pretzel. Put into the oven at 350 degrees for 3-4 minutes… just until they get shiny. They will not look like they are melted, but if you touch them they are soft. Take out of the oven and quickly begin to assemble your turkeys.  Start by putting three candy corn on the top to look like feathers. Next place two eyes in the middle and right below that  place an M&M on its side for a mouth.  Allow to fully cool (about an hour) before you move them. Store in an airtight container, enjoy!

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