Monthly Archives: November 2013

A BLANKET FOR JESUS

Baby’s love their blankies, so we’re making a blanket to give to the baby Jesus.  The kids will have lots of fun designing a blanket for Jesus and then tucking Jesus inside.  There are patterns included for both the blanket … Continue reading

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JESUS CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT

Making Christmas ornaments for the family Christmas tree is an activity that, for many families, has become a tradition.  This little Baby Jesus ornament is easy to make using cardstock and a glitter chenille strip.  The faces on the ornaments … Continue reading

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FINDING CHRISTMAS IN SANTA

We all know how much fun it is to believe in Santa Claus,  looking forward to his coming to our house and his  leaving gifts.  But, we also want our children to understand the deeper meaning of the Christmas holiday.    … Continue reading

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SIMPLY EASY TURKEY

If you are looking for a easy and inexpensive turkey project for the kids to make  before Thanksgiving, maybe this Simple Turkey is that project. Although I used burlap for the body, consider using pieces of print fabric or construction … Continue reading

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STAND ALONE TURKEY

This project has three layers of feathers, a strip that holds the turkey body away from the feathers and a stand attached to the back to make the turkey stand on it’s own.  There is a picture with and without gold glitter.  … Continue reading

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THANKSGIVING BULLETIN BOARD

If you are looking for an idea for a Thanksgiving bulletin board, this is one that we just finished for the library.  This is really appropriate for any classroom bulletin board.  Patterns for making the turkey are included in this … Continue reading

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PRAYING HANDS

This is a nice Thanksgiving mobile.  I have used the words, Faith, Family, Friends and Freedom on the hands, but there are many other words to express special thoughts.  What better way of showing thanks than with praying hands.  This … Continue reading

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CORNUCOPIA BOUNTY

This brightly colored cornucopia project is an example of a bountiful harvest.  I’ve included a sheet of fruit shapes in this project, but another choice would be for the kids to draw their own fruits.  The fruits could also be … Continue reading

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