Easiest Thanksgiving Craft Ever – A Paper Plate Cornucopia

Easiest Thanksgiving Craft Ever! A paper plate Cornucopia! - KidFriendlyThingsToDo.com

I’m bringing this cute Thanksgiving Craft out of the archives, this morning with some updated pictures, and content. This is a great classroom Thanksgiving craft, or a cute decoration for your Thanksgiving table! 

I love simple, fun, yet adorable crafts! That combination is not that easy to find, but this one fits the bill!  Grab yourself some brown paper plates, some crinkle paper, and a stapler = Instant cornucopia! You gotta love those stress free crafting with the kids…crafts! Here’s some pictures on the how to:

Easiest Thanksgiving Craft Ever! A paper plate Cornucopia! - KidFriendlyThingsToDo.com

You’ll Need:

  • Brown paper plates – I found mine in the celebrate aisle – Target
  • Stapler
  • Optional: I found the following at Michael’s Craft Store
  • Fruit, Vegetable and leaf stickers
  • Crinkle Paper – Fall color – I used beige to match the plate
  • Cupcake Toppers – Thanksgiving Themed

Now, on to the fun:

  • The most simple of Thanksgiving crafts! Perfect for kids, and classroom parties. Also makes a great place setting! So pretty!
  • If you are out at Target looking for the same plates – here’s what they look like at first glance! The back is a nice plain brown. I also saw some gold plates in the Christmas section – much more reasonable. They came in a set of 90…good to know for classroom parties, and gold would be very pretty!
  • The most simple of Thanksgiving crafts! Perfect for kids, and classroom parties. Also makes a great place setting! So pretty!
  • I, at first, used warm glue to seal the plates – bad idea! They kept popping open. Once I gave into seeing a staple across the top, it was so darn easy! The staple even blends in!
  • You have to kind of curve the plate around in the center, curving one side under the other at the more pointed section – leaving a large opening on the other end
  • Staple right in the center of your fold
  • The most simple of Thanksgiving crafts! Perfect for kids, and classroom parties. Also makes a great place setting! So pretty!
  • I stuffed my cornucopia with crinkle paper, and cupcake toppers
  • The most simple of Thanksgiving crafts! Perfect for kids, and classroom parties. Also makes a great place setting! So pretty!
  • You can turn this into a fun place setting, and an activity
  • The most simple of Thanksgiving crafts! Perfect for kids, and classroom parties. Also makes a great place setting! So pretty!
  • Give the kids fall stickers, let them cut out printables, or give them coloring sheets of fall items to color, cut and place in their cornucopias

Easiest Thanksgiving Craft Ever! A paper plate Cornucopia! - KidFriendlyThingsToDo.com

 

  • Or stuff it full of candy for a fun treat! 
  • Happy Thanksgiving! 

~ Melissa – KidFriendlyThingsToDo.com

Linking up to:

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2 Comments

  1. What a smart and clever idea!

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