Crafts are always popular in preschool and kindergarten classrooms. This is especially true when it comes to the holidays.
These simple Mayflower crafts are a fun way to introduce the history of Thanksgiving to young children.
They would be a fun addition to the usual Thanksgiving craft activities kids often do in November.
Are you looking for fun ways to teach young kids about the first Thanksgiving?
These Thanksgiving crafts for preschool and kindergarten go perfectly with lots of favorite picture books. (Older kids will have fun with this wigwam craft.)
Below are a few of our favorite Thanksgiving books. Affiliate links have been used. See my full disclosure for details.
Preschool Mayflower Craft — Preschoolers will have fun sailing their paper ship through the construction paper waves in this simple Mayflower ship craft that is perfect for introducing the Pilgrims’ voyage.
Paper Plate Mayflower — This fun paper plate craft takes it one step further. Kids will learn about the inside of the ship with the free printable that is included.
Movable Paper Plate Craft — Young crafters will have a blast playing with this Thanksgiving craft.
K-Cup Mayflower — After you enjoy that cup of coffee, recycle those K-Cups into miniature ships with this simple craft.
Recycled Mayflower Craft — Discover how your child can create their own ships and test out their ability to float with this craft and science activity.
Mayflower & Pilgrims — With the free printable coloring sheet of Pilgrims, this paper plate Thanksgiving craft turns out super cute.
Hand Print Ship — Who can resist an adorable hand print craft? This one is so much fun for toddlers and preschoolers.
Preschoolers and kindergartners will enjoy these simple Mayflower crafts.
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