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Nov 7, 2022

10 Fun and Festive Thanksgiving Decoration Ideas for Child Care Centers

Mackenzie Lee

  1. Thanksgiving Tablecloth:

    A festive tablecloth is a great way to dress up your classroom for Thanksgiving. You can either purchase a Thanksgiving-themed tablecloth or make your own with construction paper and markers.

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  2. Turkey Handprint Art:

    This is a fun activity for kids and it makes for great classroom decor! Trace each child's handprint on construction paper and cut out the shape. Then, let the kids decorate their turkey handprints with crayons, markers, or paint.

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  3. Thanksgiving Centerpieces:

    Centerpieces are a great way to add a touch of holiday cheer to your classroom. You can either purchase pre-made centerpieces or make your own with some simple craft supplies. For example, you could use mason jars, Fall leaves, and mini pumpkins to create a festive Thanksgiving display. Make a simple thanksgiving turkey decoration centerpiece using a pumpkin, construction paper, and markers!

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  4. Thanksgiving Banner:

    Banners are a great way to decorate your classroom for any holiday. You can either purchase a pre-made banner or make your own with construction paper, markers, and some ribbon.

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  5. Turkey Feathers:

    This is a fun and easy turkey decoration that you can make with the kids. You can use real turkey feathers or make your own with construction paper or a paper plate. Writing each child's name on a feather is a great way to personalize the decoration and it also makes for a fun activity!

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  6. Thanksgiving Wreath:

    A wreath is a great way to add some holiday cheer to your door or wall. You can either purchase a pre-made wreath or make your own with some fall-themed decorations. Tissue paper, kids’ hand prints out of construction paper, and leaf cutouts are perfect for interactive decorations.

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  7. Cornucopia:

    This is a fun and interactive decoration that kids will love! You can purchase a pre-made cornucopia or make your own with construction paper and some fall-themed decorations. Fill the cornucopia with candy, fake or real fruit, and other small treats.

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  8. Thanksgiving Tree:

    This is a fun and festive way to decorate your classroom for Thanksgiving. Simply draw a tree on a large piece of construction paper and let the kids decorate it with fall-themed leaves.

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  9. Turkey Suncatchers:

    These are a fun and easy craft that the kids will love! Cut out turkey shapes from construction paper and let the kids decorate them with crayons, markers, or paint. Then, glue the turkeys to clear contact paper and hang them up in the windows. Find the details of the craft below here

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  10. Thanksgiving Door Decoration:

    This is a great way to dress up your classroom door for Thanksgiving. You can either purchase a pre-made door decoration or make your own with construction paper, markers, and some ribbon.

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We hope you enjoyed these 10 Thanksgiving decoration ideas for your Child Care classroom! Decorating for the holidays is a great way to get kids excited about the season. It's also a great opportunity to teach them about the importance of giving thanks. Happy Thanksgiving!

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