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20+ Low-Cost Thanksgiving Classroom Crafts and Activities for Elementary

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If you’re reading it, you probably love thanksgiving crafts as much as I do! But sometimes, crafts and activities are too complicated to do in a group setting. Not these! These Thanksgiving classroom crafts are the perfect activities and crafts to do with your whole class during November.

Read on to find out some of our favorite group Thanksgiving crafts for elementary kids!

20+ Thanksgiving classroom crafts that elementary students will love! Easy to follow directions, low cost supplies, and low mess crafts for kids!

Thanksgiving Crafts for the Classroom

You won’t find expensive supplies, complicated directions, or activities that only adults can do in this list!

These classroom friendly Thanksgiving crafts for elementary aged kids will allow them to explore creativity and learn at the same time!

So, keep reading, click on your favorite activity idea, and get started!

Missing any Craft Supplies for Your Classroom?

Shop these essential classroom-sized packs of craft supplies if you’re running low or send a request to your students’ parents to pick up some of these for their child’s class!

How to Store Craft Supplies in the Classroom

I like to have all of my craft supplies in one place, and I really like the use of open-top containers. Amazon has some really cool storage options for craft supplies in the classroom, including this Craft tower storage bin.

Another practical option that’s a little smaller is this open-top cubby shelf.

And if you like your craft storage to be mobile, this craft cart is sturdy enough for daily use and has a lot of storage options for all sorts of craft supplies!

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Easy and Low-Cost Thanksgiving Crafts and Activities for the Classroom

If you are an elementary teacher, you know that not all crafts are suitable for the classroom!

But this list of classroom friendly Thanksgiving crafts and activities will keep your class entertained and learning without headache or overwhelm on your part.

Pick your favorite Thanksgiving activities from the list below and get started!

These classroom friendly Thanksgiving crafts for elementary aged kids will allow them to explore creativity and learn at the same time!

Find out how to make salt crystal feathers with this science and craft experiment.

Mix science and crafts with the leaf chromatography experiment.

Learn how to make a LEGO turkey dinner that’s 3D and looks just like a Thanksgiving turkey!

If you love egg carton crafts, you’ll want to make these egg carton turkeys!

And older kids can try this turkey egg drop project with popsicle sticks.

While you are at it, try making a 3D LEGO pumpkin!

Here’s how to do the dancing popcorn experiment in the video above!

And you’ll also love learning how to make a turkey out of LEGOs.

Here is a fun beaded corn activity that kids will love!

For a fun craft you can hang in the classroom or outdoors, make these easy thankful wind spinners with your class!

Learn how to make 3D pumpkins with paper folding. It’s super fun for kids of all ages!

Elementary kids will have a lot of fun making turkey corner bookmarks!

And how much fun is it to make a turkey out of a pinecone?

Use feathers and crafts sticks to make these turkey puppets!

Nothing is more fun than making pumpkin pie. This craft version is super adorable and fun for kids to make.

What could be more fun than mixing turkeys with football on Thanksgiving? The football turkey craft does just that.

Low-Cost Thanksgiving Classroom Crafts and Activities for Elementary

Teaching elementary kids this November? Before you let the kiddos go home on Thanksgiving break, let them have a little fun in the classroom with these thanksgiving classroom crafts and activities!

And with a few of these Thanksgiving activities, you'll find a bit of STEM learning, too, which we always are a fan of at STEAMsational!

Kids from kindergarten through fifth grade will have tons of fun with these classroom friendly Thanksgiving activities!

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