As the November weather grows cold and blustery, parents and children alike are spending more and more time indoors. An optimist might say that this creates the perfect opportunity for more quality family time, but exhausted parents will agree that it also means finding some way to keep the kids entertained.

Looking for ways to entertain everyone this November? No matter their ages, take advantage of the Thanksgiving season and keep them busy with these fun and creative Thanksgiving craft ideas.

Thanksgiving Food Crafts

  • Who doesn't want an edible turkey centerpiece on their table? Even young children can help make this "Fruit Gobbler" that is comprised of a few large fruits and several skewers of grapes and cheese. Trust me, one look at the picture and you'll be ready to give this adorable Thanksgiving craft a try!
  • With some leftover candy corn and a little imagination, you can turn a plain cupcake into a Thanksgiving turkey! Click through the gallery of cupcake pictures at Craft Jr. for more inspiration.

Thanksgiving Crafts for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Thanksgiving Crafts for Older Children and Teens

Do you make Thanksgiving crafts at your house? What are some of your favorite projects?