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Kids' Thanksgiving Centerpiece

Use your creations to make a centerpiece or as placeholders for each guest.

What You Need

Native American Family
  • Cardboard paper towel tubes
  • Scissors
  • White glue
  • Red,orange, yellow, tan, brown, green,  and black construction paper

How to Make It

  1. Cut the cardboard tubes. Cut in various heights to make the individual members of the family.
  2. For your tallest figure, cut a 4- by 6-inch rectangle of colored paper. Glue the paper around each cardboard tube.
  3. Cut a 2- by 3-inch piece of paper for the face. Use a marker to draw facial features. Glue the piece of paper over the 4- by 6-inch rectangle piece of paper at the top of the tube.
  4. For hair on each figure, cut a small paper rectangle and cut fringe. Roll the bottom of the hair around a pencil to make curls. Glue it in place.
  5. Cut and decorate headbands and feathers for each Native American.
  6. Using your fine-tipped marker, draw a string of beads for each Native American.

What You Need

Pilgrim Family
  • Cardboard paper towel tubes
  • Scissors
  • White glue
  • White, black, brown, pink, yellow, and red construction paper

How to Make It

  1. Cut the cardboard tubes. Cut in various heights to make the individual members of the family.
  2. For your tallest figure, cut a 4- by 6-inch rectangle of colored paper. Glue the paper around each cardboard tube.
  3. Cut a 2- by 3-inch piece of paper for the face. Use a marker to draw facial features. Glue on top of the 4- by 6-inch rectangle piece of paper at the top of the tube.
  4. For hair on each figure, cut a small paper rectangle and cut fringe. Roll the bottom of the hair around a pencil to make curls. Glue it in place.
  5. Cut and decorate collars for the Pilgrims.
  6. Make a bonnet for each girl and woman. Wrap a 2- by 5-inch paper rectangle around the top of the tube with the ends overlapped and glued at the back.
  7. Make a hat for each boy and man. Cut a 1-1/2-inch piece of cardboard tube. Cover with black construction paper with glue. Cut a 3-1/2-inch circle out of black construction paper for the bottom of hat and glue the tube on top of the circle.
  8. Make a band for every hat. Cut a 1/2-inch wide white strip of construction paper and glue around the tube. Cut a buckle shape out of yellow construction paper and glue to the white band.
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