7 Thanksgiving DIY Arts & Crafts Projects

Let’s Get Crafting!

Why not make this Thanksgiving the most festive yet by doing one (or more) of these fun Turkey Day crafts! We scoured the internet for 7 of the easiest craft projects that will elevate your event in both style and fun.

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1. No-Bake Turkey Cookie Pops

Photo/Recipe from Rachel at Simple Seasonal

Looking to make some cute after-dinner treats but don’t have the time to bake? Then these no-bake turkey cookies made with Oreos are a perfect choice. They can also be made a week in advance and stored in a bag until you need them.

2. Toilet Paper Pumpkins 

Photo/Craft from Katie at Made to be a Momma

Another quick and easy craft is these toilet paper pumpkins; with just five supplies needed (toilet paper, fabric, cinnamon sticks, eucalyptus leaves & twine), this craft takes less than 30 minutes, and the results are beautiful.

3. Turkey Mini Pumpkins

Photo/Craft from Princess Pinky Girl

If you’re looking for something to adorn your Thanksgiving table, then look no further than these cute pumpkin turkeys. You could even use them as placeholders by adding names!

4. Fruit Kabob Turkey Centerpiece

Photo/Craft from Happy Home Fairy

With all the carbs consumed at Thanksgiving, it can be good to get some fruit in. Kids and adults alike are sure to eat some fruit when it’s displayed like this. This craft doesn’t have written instructions, but the photos can easily be used as a reference to recreate your very own fruit turkey.

5. Turkey Treats 

Photo/Craft by Clean and Scentsible

A great favor for guests to take home or for décor, these easy-to-make turkeys are a real treat; simply fill tulle with fall-colored Reese’s Pieces or M&M’s, attach pipe cleaners and eyes, and voilà.

6. Thanksgiving Turkey Balloons 

Photo/Craft by Design Improvised

A straightforward balloon craft that results in a perfect decoration for your celebrations. Be sure to get helium if you want the balloons to float; otherwise, you can always tape the balloons to the wall if you can’t get any helium.

7. Chocolate Covered Pretzels in a Turkey Bowl

Photo/Craft by Inside Bru Crew Life

What’s better than a craft? An edible one! This unique craft produces not only décor but also some fantastic snacks for your guests. Have leftovers? Purchase some favor bags that are fall-themed and let your guests take some pretzels home.

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