Thanksgiving isn’t just about the turkey—it’s the perfect time to give thanks for the good things in our lives. Get the kids in on the gratefulness with these crafty ideas. From homemade gifts to hands-on games, flip through the slideshow to discover all sorts of ways to show thanks.

Banner Full of Thanks

Simple and effective, Carina Gardner gives us a way to add thanks as the holiday season goes on. Give the kids a jar filled with paper shapes (find the free printable for the banner here), let them write down thankful thoughts, and pin each one up for all to see. Grab display tips over at Carina Gardner.

photo: Carina Gardner via Carina Gardner

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