Mayflower Crafts For Thanksgiving – Kid Friendly Things To Do

Mayflower Crafts For Thanksgiving – Kid Friendly Things To Do

The turkey usually steals the show on Thanksgiving. It was the Mayflower that started it all and deserves the spotlight. Here are some super cute crafts that will help the kids get their “learn on”, and remind them of the story of the first Thanksgiving…

The turkey usually steals the show on Thanksgiving, but the Mayflower should really have the spotlight! Simple Mayflower crafts for kids!

Mayflower Crafts for Thanksgiving

Fun facts about the Mayflower to teach the kids:

  • The people on the Mayflower sailed for 66 days
  • They ate the same exact thing every single day
  • At first, there were 2 boats – One was called Speedwell but it was deemed unseaworthy so everyone (130 people) crammed onto the Mayflower
  • The Mayflower did not the first land at Plymouth
  • Not only were there 130(ish) people on one boat, there were also live animals
  • Kids were not allowed to run – ever!
  • The Mayflower Compact was created to ensure peace and order onshore. It was America’s first official governing document

If you are looking for Thanksgiving crafts, then check out some of my other ideas, like…

Finally, let’s get started on some fun Mayflower Crafts

The turkey usually steals the show on Thanksgiving, but the Mayflower should really have the spotlight! Simple Mayflower crafts for kids!

  • I will never pass up a handprint holiday craft! They are so sentimental to parents, and grandparents. This is from Tippytoe

The turkey usually steals the show on Thanksgiving, but the Mayflower should really have the spotlight! Simple Mayflower crafts for kids!

The turkey usually steals the show on Thanksgiving, but the Mayflower should really have the spotlight! Simple Mayflower crafts for kids!

  • Using coffee sleeves! Just one more reason to have coffee! 😉 From 4 Crazy Kings

The turkey usually steals the show on Thanksgiving, but the Mayflower should really have the spotlight! Simple Mayflower crafts for kids!

  • Coffee stirrers! Coffee is just so important! This is from Parenting

The turkey usually steals the show on Thanksgiving, but the Mayflower should really have the spotlight! Simple Mayflower crafts for kids!

  • What a pretty place card this would make! From Better Homes & Gardens
  • Then there are the ones from our pre-school teachers!

The turkey usually steals the show on Thanksgiving, but the Mayflower should really have the spotlight! Simple Mayflower crafts for kids!

  • This one uses a paper plate cut in half, and straw to connect the sails

The turkey usually steals the show on Thanksgiving, but the Mayflower should really have the spotlight! Simple Mayflower crafts for kids!

  • This one is just cut from paper. The sails are curled under at the tops. A wooden skewer is pushed through the sails.

 

~ Melissa -KidFriendlyThingsToDo.com

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