33 Amazing Pilgrim Craft Projects
Thanksgiving is an important holiday and it gives us a chance to notice how very blessed we are. It is also a time when we get excited about making Thanksgiving crafts. In this article I'm going to share with you a number of Thanksgiving craft ideas in the form of outstanding pilgrim crafts.
I know that it can take a considerable amount of time to find pilgrim projects when searching the internet. This article is meant to make the search easier by including only pilgrim crafts which have instructions included. All the pilgrim crafts shown here, also gives the site name and address so you'll only have to click on the site name and you'll be taken directly to the project's instructions.
Get the instruction for the pilgrim hat place cards shown above at Better Homes & Gardens.
1. Popsicle Stick Pilgrim
Even the little kids will have a great time making pilgrim folks using popsicle sticks. This simple to do pilgrim project has instructions at crafty morning. A very nice Thanksgiving craft for the little kids.
2. Peg Doll Pilgrims & Native Americans
These peg doll Pilgrim and American Indian families made using doll pegs, will make a nice addition to a Thanksgiving centerpiece. For the tutorial for this project, go to the we bloom here site.
3. Pringle Can Pilgrims
Pilgrims, using Pringle cans, are a nice sized pair for decorating larger areas. You can find the instructions for making this craft by going to the julep site.
4. Pilgrim Turkeys...Gobble!, Gobble!
So simple, so easy. You'll find the instructions for making these turkeys made with stryofoam cups and plastic ornament balls at Mom On TIME OUT.
5. Thanksgiving Village People
A cute Thanksgiving craft! You'll find the instructions for making them at DAILY TEACHER TIPS. These little tp roll village people will become a part of your yearly Thanksgiving decorations.
6. Pilgrim Couple
A nice addition to your Thanksgiving decorations can be found at CHILDMADE. These are really a special little Pilgrim couple that would look great in an table or shelf arrangement.
7. Paper Plate Pilgrim Boy
A nice, easy Thanksgiving craft for even the youngest crafter. Go to All Kids Network for the directions.
8. Lollipop Turkey
Let the kids help you make lollipop turkeys and use for favors on your Thanksgiving table. See how easy they are to make by following the directions from nothing but country.
9. Mayflower Centerpiece
10. Paper Plate Pilgrim Girl
A nice and easy paper plate pilgrim girl for the kids to make also. This project can also be found at All Kids Network.
11. Pilgrim's Hats Goodie Cups
You'll have to scroll almost to the bottom of the page to find the instructions for these cute pilgrim hats on the Gramma Lowe site.
12. Thanksgiving Indian and Pilgrim Table Toppers
These are really cute and definitely say Thanksgiving Go to the favecrafts.com site for the directions.
13. Clay Pot Pilgrim
The gentle look of this Thanksgiving pilgrim will help put the "thanks" in your Thanksgiving decorations. Go to FAMILYCORNER.com for the instructions.
14. Clay Pot Pilgrim Hat
A very, very easy Thanksgiving craft that anyone can do. Find the instructions at Family Crafts.
15. Plastic Cup Pilgrim Hats
Use the little Dixie cups to make Pilgrim hat place cards. You'll find the instructions at Origami Owls.
16. Paper Bag Pilgrim Boy
The kids will love making this Pilgrim boy. A great classroom project. Go to DLTK to see how to make it.
17. Thanksgiving Serving Spoons
Imagine the fun using these serving spoons at your Thanksgiving table. You'll find the directions for making them at Celebrating Thanksgiving.
18. Treat Holders
Make cute Thanksgiving treat holders or place card holders by going to Sheek Shindigs for the instructions.
19. Pilgrim Girl and Indian Printable
To find this pilgrim and Indian printabe, go to the Macula website. (Click on Site Map, then scroll down to, and click on Harvesters)
20. Pilgrim Boy and Indian Printables
These cute Pilgrim boy and Indian printables can be found at Macula. (Click on Site Map, then scroll down to, and click on Harvesters 2)
21. Indian Wobbler
This is soooo cute and would make a great Thanksgiving decoration to use yourself or to give as a gift. Go to AllFreeCrafts.com for the instructions.
22. Pilgrim Hat Thanksgiving Place Card Holder
You'll find out how easy it is to make this tp roll pilgrim hat place card holder at Family Crafts.
23. Easy Pilgrim Napkin Holders (Printable)
This will put the finishing touch on your beautiful Thanksgiving table. Get the directions and printable at Burton Avenue.
24. Pilgrim Girl Spoon Dolls
These dolls have a rustic look to them that I find very attractive. To make these spoon dolls, go to My Mommy Makes It for the instructions.
25. Round Thanksgiving Pilgrims
Start out with 6" round Styrofoam balls...and look what cute Pilgrims you can make. Find the instructions at AllFreeCrafts.com.
26. Pilgrims Mayflower
A great project for teaching about the ships that brought the Pilgrims to America. See how this ship was made by going to Naturally Educational.
27. Thanksgiving Tongue Depressor Magnets
You and your children will enjoy making these tongue depressor magnets or puppets. Find the instructions for making these cute Thanksgiving items by going to the OBSEUSSED site.
28. Mayflower Centerpiece
This Mayflower ship makes a perfect centerpiece. And you can add Thanksgiving Pilgrims and Indians to complete the look. Find the instructions for the ship at Martha Stewart.
29. Shiny, Happy Pilgrims
This neat woodworking project has instructions and patterns on the she wears flowers website.
30. Doll Peg Pilgrims
These little doll peg pilgrims are so easy to make and you'll have so much fun making them. Go to Craftideas.info to see how to make them.
31. Spoon Pilgrims
32. Paper Pilgrim Hats
Complete the first Thanksgiving setting by having the kids wear Pilgrim hats. Find the directions for making them at Martha Stewart.
33. Pilgrims and Indian
This Indian and the Pilgrims are made using paper tubes. You'll find the directions on the CRAFTS BY Amanda site.
© 2012 Loraine Brummer