Thanksgiving Day is a harvest festival, traditionally celebrated to express gratitude to Mother Nature, for providing good crop year by year. In Canada, it is celebrated on the second Monday of October in Canada and on the fourth Thursday of November in the United States. Originally a religious festival, now it is largely identified as a secular holiday. There is a tradition of throwing a Thanksgiving dinner on this day, especially for family members and friends. People also exchange gifts on this occasion. A wide variety of Thanksgiving gifts are available in market these days, but it would be economic to make the presents at home.
Thanksgiving crafts can be made as gift for your dinner host, as party favors for your guests, as gift to someone you would like to thank or for just to keep kids busy and spend quality time with them. Turkey has a special symbolism for Thanksgiving Day and by making turkey crafts and basket crafts, you get an opportunity to discuss the legend and history associated to the day, youíre your children. Turkey Prints can become an interesting family tradition and makes good memory keepsakes. Kids particularly love Turkey Balloons to play with on Thanksgiving.
Apple Slice Gift Basket
Easter is celebrated with great dedication and devotion all around the world. On this occasion, people exchange gifts and wish their loved ones with good health and prosperity. One can find different kinds of gifts in the market, around Easter, suiting almost every pocket and choice. However, if you want to add a personal touch to your gift, then we have just the right idea for you.
Baby Gift Box
Kids are more observant than most adults on how you present a gift. They will love to receive a personalized gift wrapped up in the beautiful box you have designed yourself for them. This beautiful box is easy to make and an excellent idea for the presentation of baby shower gifts
Bird Bank for Kids
It is very important to inculcate in children the habit of saving, right from a tender age. During this time, children are naÔve and can easily get into bad habits. Thus, bird bank, made from waste, makes a perfect craft for older kids. Apart from appearing beautiful and encouraging children to save their money, it also helps children learn that waste products can also be useful.
Coloring Reed Baskets
Colorful reed baskets are wonderful gift items. Colorful wood stains and painting can make your reed baskets look even more beautiful and chic. You can put flowers in the baskets and use them to decorate your front door. You can also use colorful reed baskets as a table centerpiece. They can also be used for holiday and festive decoration.
Fun Jar for Baby Blocks
One of the best ways to make use of old, recyclable jars is to turn them into a kind of storing place for baby blocks. Known as fun jar for baby blocks, this particular craft is very easy to make and can also serve as the perfect way to pass some idle time. Since the craft is very simple, you and your child can make it together as well.
Metallic Wind Chimes
Mothers Day is a special occasion, when you can thank your mom and show your gratitude for all the love and blessings she has showered upon you, all her life. The best way to make her feel special is by presenting her with crafts prepared by your hands. One of the crafts hat can surely woo your mommy is metallic wind chimes.
Recycle Paper Baskets
Gifts packed in beautiful baskets look very attractive. There are various kinds of decorated baskets available in the market that you can use for the purpose. However, have you ever thought about making these baskets on your own? If not, then do so now. Packing the gifts in handmade baskets will surely give a personal touch to them.
Potted Plant for Teachers
Teacher's Day is a great occasion to express gratitude and thankfulness to your teacher and what better way to articulate the feeling than with a gift. Gifts, have long since, dominated the art of expressing thanks. This Teacher's Day, let your kindergartener make a special gift for his/her teacher. A personalized potted plant can be one of the best bets.
Turkey Balloon for Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is an official holiday celebrated in Canada and US. On this occasion, people arrange dinner for their family members and friends. If you have also invited kids for dinner, along with their parents, then you have to think about few activities to entertain these little guests.
Baby Turkey Prints
Thanksgiving Day gives you an opportunity to spend quality time with your family, especially your little kids. And what better way to utilize this time with your children than to involve them in some interesting crafts. One of the crafts which kids will surely love to make is the baby turkey craft. Simple and less time-consuming, it can also be turned into an interesting family activity for Thanksgiving.