Preschoolers love crafting, and there are many fun Thanksgiving Day craft projects that you can do with your preschooler. Tissue paper is extremely cheap, and it can be used for a variety of Thanksgiving Day craft projects that your preschooler will love. This article will give you step-by-step instructions on two thanksgiving crafts and lesson plan for preschoolers that use tissue paper.
This Thanksgiving craft and lesson plan is perfect for preschoolers, and it uses tissue paper to create a pretty Indian corn door or wall ornament. For this craft and lesson plan you will need a piece of yellow construction paper that has been cut into a long oval shape with pointed edges, and two smaller pieces of green construction paper that are cut the same shape. You will also need glue and red, yellow, orange, and brown tissue paper, and a piece of ribbon for this thanksgiving craft and lesson plan for preschoolers.
Start this Thanksgiving Day craft and lesson plan by instructing the preschoolers on the importance of corn to the pilgrims and Native Americans. Allow them to glue the leaves to the side of the corn cobs Next have the preschoolers rip the tissue paper into small pieces, and help the preschoolers crumble the pieces up into balls. The preschoolers can take their time gluing the tissue paper allover the corn. This Thanksgiving craft and lesson plan is a fun way for preschoolers to learn about thanksgiving while making a tissue paper Indian corn wall ornament.
Another fun Thanksgiving Day craft for preschoolers is a tissue paper turkey. For this craft you will need orange, yellow, brown, and red tissue paper, a paper plate, scissors, a marker, glue, and crayons. Start this Thanksgiving Day craft and lesson plan by having your preschooler trace their hand on the paper plate. Help your preschooler cut the shape out of the plate to create the body of this Thanksgiving craft.
Now allow your preschooler to rip long pieces from the tissue paper. Explain to them the importance to the turkey during Thanksgiving, and remind them how important it was for the pilgrims and Native Americans to have food during this lesson plan and craft. While you are giving the preschoolers background information about this thanksgiving craft project have them color a eyes and a beak on the turkey, and instruct your preschoolers to color in the body.
Help the preschoolers glue the tissue paper to the fingers of the turkey to create feathers for this Thanksgiving Day craft project and lesson plan. A little piece of red tissue paper should also be glued onto the neck of the turkey to complete this Thanksgiving Day craft project and lesson plan for preschoolers.
Thanksgiving Day craft projects and lesson plans are a lot of fun for preschoolers, and tissue paper is an affordable and useful crafting tool. Try these tissue paper thanksgiving craft project and lesson plan with your preschooler this Thanksgiving season!