This Thanksgiving, keep little ones busy at the kid’s table with a few of our favorite holiday activities! From creating their own crayon masterpiece to making a list of things they’re thankful for, encourage kids to celebrate the spirit of the season with these inspiring activities.
A simple Tabletop Crafting Station from Design Studio is a great way to get crafty before the big feast. Cut a few seasonal shapes out of paper (like pumpkins and acorns), and have your little ones make their own name cards. Or, have each child design leaves to create a fun leaf-pile centerpiece.
In the days leading up to Thanksgiving, create a DIY Leaf Catcher from Handmade Charlotte, perfect for “catching” what your kids are thankful for. On the day of your family feast, you’ll have a beautiful decoration filled with unique, heartfelt thoughts.
Get outdoors and enjoy the fall foliage with a fun Leaf Maze from Happy Hooligans! This fun, active puzzle will work up quite an appetite in your little ones before the Thanksgiving meal.
From vintage-inspired vehicles to toy trains and trucks, we’re always excited by the thrill of things that go! In anticipation of the holidays, we’ve selected a few of our must-have gifts guaranteed to bring a hundred smiles per hour.
Powered by your little one’s feet (and energy!), these durable trains, planes and cars are ready to go. With a beautifully lacquered finish and handcrafted touches, they can also be personalized for a truly unique look.
See our favorite picks for ride-ready fun:
Red Retro Pedal Car
Lionel Santa Fe Train Ride-On
Metal Racecar With Black Trim
Classic toys crafted from painted wood are a charming addition that inspires hours of old-fashioned fun! From a construction set to a fire station, these beautifully designed toys will bring your little one plenty of happy play.
Check out our new favorites that celebrate everyday heroes such as fire fighters, policemen and engineers:
The classic flavors of fall are deliciously comforting and warm. Delight your little ones this season with everything from pumpkins to apples to figs – here are three picks your whole family will love!
Inspired by traditional pumpkin pie, these Mini Pumpkin Tarts from Design Studio are the perfect size for your little ones. With a toasted marshmallow top, they’re a handheld treat that makes the most of fall’s bounty.
We’ve completely fallen for this sweet Felt Leaf Garland DIY from Pam Garrison! Incorporate the colors of changing leaves as well as autumnal icons like acorns and pine cones for a truly festive fall look.
We love the idea of styling this garland on the the mantle for Thanksgiving – or even sectioning off pieces to create adorable napkin holders. For all our favorite Thanksgiving craft ideas, visit Design Studio.
Create a soft and fuzzy kingdom of animals (perfect for a kid’s room!) with this creative Animal Pom Poms DIY from Mr. Printables. From a safari filled with lions to an outback adventure with koalas, this fun project can be used for playtime or as a decorative element in your little one’s space.