The Native American tribe, Ojibway, revered dreams. They saw good dreams as the source of infinite wisdom. They believed they could protect their young children from bad dreams by hanging woven webs or nets above their beds. Read the book, Dreamcatchers, by Audrey Osofsky to learn more about the Ojibway Native American custom of hanging dreamcatchers above baby’s bed.
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All the kids love to make necklaces and this necklace made from Indian corn looks like polished stone! Because you will need to help with the stringing with a needle, you can also opt to make necklaces from different shapes and sizes of macaroni.
Tissue Paper Craft Improves Hand Dexterity Skills for Preschoolers
Tissue Paper crafts are great crafts to use with preschoolers. They aren’t too messy and it takes a while to form little balls of tissue paper and glue to the paper. It’s also a good way for them to practice hand dexterity skills while creating nice, three dimensional results. This particular craft is a good example of abstract art.
The corucopia, or horn of plenty craft project is an easy kid’s craft and fun to make. The cornucopia, or horn of plenty, is placed on the table to show the bounty of the fall harvest. As a result, fruits and vegetables adorn our holiday tables and symbolize the wealth of food for the coming year.
Here’s a fun activity/craft to keep the kids busy this Thanksgiving and learn a little bit about what everyone is thankful for this Thanksgiving.
Here is a collection of Thanksgiving Day images to color. We have Pilgrims, Native American Indians, and turkeys. Print out a few and place them on the table so little crafters will have something to do while you finish cooking! Happy Thanksgiving!
Kraftykid’s Pilgrim and Indian Place Card craft is one easy kid’s craft and a great way to decorate your Thanksgiving Day table. With cute little Indian and pilgrim children to draw your kids will have a fun time helping you decorate the table.
This Pilgrim template is a cute, little boy and girl pilgrim printable that you can use for Thanksgiving or other historic type craft activities. With a matching black and white checked ring it makes a nice display at your Thanksgiving Day table. It’s such an easy and fun kid’s craft to make with excellent results. We’re sure you’ll enjoy it. We sure did!
This American Indian template is a cute, little printable that you can use for Thanksgiving or other American Indian craft activities. With a matching leather band for the ring it makes a nice display at your Thanksgiving Day table. And best yet, it’s a fun and easy kid’s craft to make.
This turkey thumprint craft is a fun and easy kid’s craft for the whole family to do together for Thanksgiving Day. We did it every Thanksgiving as children and it was a fun way for us kids to get involved. We looked forward to doing it each year making up different ones. Here’s a fun place card craft for you.