Looking to add some new traditions to your Thanksgiving? Find everything you need to make the fall holiday a success with these kid-friendly recipes, DIY decor, kid crafts, and more.
Thanksgiving Treat: Fox Pumpkin Pie
Directions for turning a slice of pumpkin pie into an adorable fox.
Thanksgiving Kid Craft: Mayflower Centerpiece
Directions for making a paper Mayflower centerpiece for your Thanksgiving celebration.
the ship. Fill the ship's hold with crinkled packing paper. Cut the parchment paper into shapes. Place them on the ship for guests' messages of
Thanksgiving Kid Craft: Pilgrim Hat
Directions for making a paper Pilgrim's hat for your Thanksgiving celebration.
Crafts for Kids: Darling Dishes
Store your odds and ends easily with these darling DIY dishes made of felt.
Crafts for Kids: Cozy Critters
If your munchkins are looking for a new stuffed buddy, create a cozy fall critter with these easy instructions.
these cute and cushy critters with your little ones. To create these stuffed animals , you will need: Felt, a pencil, templates, scissors, felt glue, polyester stuffing, binder clips, buttons, a needle, and thread. First, download and
Crafts for Kids: Mama and Papa Fox
Learn how to make dapper felt and styrofoam foxes in only a few minutes. This fun fall craft is sure to keep your kids entertained and add flair to your living room.
4-1/2 inch Styrofoam sphere and 9-inch Styrofoam cone, a skewer, straight pins, push pins and binder clips. First, download, print and cut out fox templates from parents.com/fox. Trace and cut each piece from the appropriate color
with the skewer. Dress your foxes in your precut clothing pieces. Decorative push pins are the perfect way to make buttons. Your foxy family will add [unk] decoration to any room.
-Oh, I'm glad I'm not a turkey, a turkey, a turkey. Oh, I'm glad I'm not a turkey on Thanksgiving Day. They'll stuff you, then bake you and then they will taste. Oh, I'm glad I'm not a turkey on Thanksgiving Day. Hello, Mr. Turkey, how are you? Go, go.
How to Make Pumpkin Chiffon Pie
The Naptime Chef, Kelsey Banfield, shows how to make a yummy pumpkin pie with gingersnap crust.
crust. All I did here was mixed crushed gingersnap cookies with melted unsalted butter . Then I just press the moisten crumbs evenly into a 9 inch pie plate. To let the crust set up, you want to freeze it for at least 2 hours. To make the filling, you're going to add the gelatin to the bowl with the apple cider and set it aside. While that is working their way, we're going to make the rest of the filling. In a large sauce pan over a medium heat, you'll combine the brown sugar, pumpkin pie spice, kosher salt , milk, egg yolks and pumpkin. Whisk this mixture continuously over medium heat for about 10 minutes. After the 10 minutes, remove the mixture from the heat and whisk in the gelatin until it is completely dissolve. Pour this into a large bowl and let it cool for about 15 minutes then refrigerate for 1 hour. Using an electric mixer, beat the egg whites and confectioner sugar until they form stiff piece. Stir a quarter of the egg whites and [unk] chill the pumpkin mixture. Then use a spatula to gently fold in the remaining egg whites just until white streaks are no longer visible. Pour the pie filling into the frozen crust and refrigerate for at least 4
How To Make Leaf Chips
Parents' food editor Erica Clark shows how to make yummy leaf chips from wonton wrappers and spices.
onto your chips. Kids enjoy the mild flavor and it's a great natural food color. Now just pop these on a 400 degree oven and cook for 4 minutes or until crisp. And that's it, pile
How to Make a Thanksgiving Centerpiece
This Thanksgiving help your kids decorate the dinner table with a crafty centerpiece made with sticks from your backyard.
you'll need craft paper or newspaper, drinking glasses or recycle glass jars, color pencils , sticks from the yard better about 16 to 18 inches long, scissors, a hot glue gun, foam paint brush , craft flue, assorted colors of acrylic paint, dried lentils or beans, a paper grocery bag, white card stack and a coffee can and soup can for tracing. First, we're gonna paint our sticks with acrylic paint. So take your foam paint brush and start at the bottom and work your way up to generously apply 1 coat of paint. Once this completely covered, set