Easy Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids

Kids love to lend a helping hand when it comes to decorating the table with easy Thanksgiving crafts. These easy-to-make Thanksgiving crafts ideas keep the spirit of the season front and center for children of all ages (and help hungry kids stay occupied until dinner is on the table). With place cards, centerpieces, decor, and more, these easy Thanksgiving crafts for kids will get your home ready for the big day.

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Thanksgiving Favorites Made Gluten-Free!

Worried the holidays will wreck your gluten-free diet and leave you feeling deprived of all your favorite foods? Think again! It is so easy to transform Thanksgiving favorites into gluten-free delights. The best part is that everyone at your holiday table will devour these dishes! Use these simple tips, tricks, and recipes to make this your best Thanksgiving yet.

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The Easiest Thanksgiving Plan Ever

Here's how Maxwell Ryan of Apartment Therapy plans his own Thanksgiving day. If you apply his timeline (hint: invite guests over at 3:00), you'll have your best Thanksgiving yet.

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Fried Stuffing Balls

No one will complain about leftover stuffing when you ball it up and fry it.

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How to Make a Table Setting with Lettered Tiles

Guests won't have to guess where they're seat is when you spell out their name with lettered tiles. Creating the craft on a clothespin means you can clip their place setting directly on their napkin.

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Make-Ahead Thanksgiving Appetizers

Overwhelmed with Thanksgiving dinner preparations? Get a head start by making delicious and easy appetizer recipes now. By doing a little cooking ahead of time, you can avoid the hassle on Thanksgiving Day. Our make-ahead appetizers include recipes that can be prepared the day before or up to six months ahead of the holiday.

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Healthy Cranberry Recipes

Bright red and bursting with tart flavor, cranberries are a tasty addition to any meal, but are extra special around the holidays. Plus, cranberries are packed with antioxidants, making them as good for you as they are delicious.


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    • Cranberry Sauce with Lime and Ginger

      This is one of those recipes that's as much fun to prepare as it is to eat. Zesting the lime, grating the ginger, and boiling the cranberries will make your kitchen smell delicious while you cook.

    • Apple-Cranberry Crisp

      Finish a simple dinner with this pie-spiced sweet-tangy crisp. Bring it to the table knowing the oats provide a full 4 grams of fiber per serving, so you can feel extra good about each bite.

    • Cranberry-Citrus Compote

      Consider showing off this pretty blend of oranges, grapefruit, and cranberries in a glass bowl on your brunch buffet. Licorice-like anise gives the sweet-tart fruit just a bit of bite.

    • Cranberry-Chutney Crackers

      Dried cranberries and fresh-grated ginger are the secrets to the intense flavor of these flavor-packed nibbles. Spread on a water-style cracker to keep the sodium extra low.

    • Cranberry Sauced Meatballs

      These are have-it-your-way savory barbecue party bites. Make them with ground turkey or chicken. Prepare them shortly before serving, or make the meatballs ahead, freeze, and finish in a slow cooker while you do something else.

    • Cranberry Mixed Greens Salad

      Without question, this salad has visual appeal: tart berries, apple, lusty beets, textured greens, and a mustardy dressing brighten the dish. Present it as a salad course of its own or as a side dish to a light protein.

    • Pork Medallions with Cranberry Chutney

      Keep the ingredients on hand for this festive but easy-to-produce entree and you can whip it up on short notice, ideal for spontaneous gatherings of friends or family.

    • Braided Cranberry Bread

      Treat overnight guests to a fresh-baked loaf of Braided Cranberry Bread oozing with berries and nuts. The pretty, festive loaf comes to the table with fragrant orange peel, cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg.

    • Turkey Cranberry Burgers

      Top ground turkey burgers with tangy cranberry sauce for a Thanksgiving-inspired treat you can enjoy year-round. The recipe includes instructions for outdoor grilling or indoor broiling to suit the season.

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      Double-Cranberry Crostini

      Welcome guests with a tray of creamy-tart Double-Cranberry Crostini. The berry glistens on top of chutney, while the cream cheese provides a cool complement.

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      Top Thanksgiving Side Dishes

      Spice up Thanksgiving traditions by adding new twists to classic Thanksgiving side dishes. The indispensable Thanksgiving recipes are all here -- including mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, and stuffing -- but each dish features an unexpected and delicious spin.
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