This Thanksgiving was a special one for us, it was our first Thanksgiving in our new house! We had a great dinner and the kids helped me with a few decorations for the feast. Together we made Headdresses and Pilgrim Hats with Elmer’s products. I went to Walmart to pick up a few things I didn’t already have and then we went to work!
Black Elmer’s Foam Board (Pilgrim Hat)
Elmer’s Glue All and Elmer’s Craft Bond
Elmer’s Painters Markers (Hat and Headdress)
Poster Board (Hat and Headdress)
Construction Paper (Headdress)
Craft Jewels (Headdress)
White Elmer’s Foam Board (Give Thanks Board)
Chipboard Letters (Give Thanks Board)
For the Headdress:
We took construction paper and cut out feathers, then decorated them with Elmer’s Painters Markers. We then cut out strips from poster board to make the base of the headdress, then glued the feathers onto the base. We then dazzled our headdresses with jewels and Painters Pens. This craft was great to do with the kids and didn’t take long at all! For sizing, Brian cut slats in the ends so people could adjust the size according to their head size.
For the Pilgrim Hat
I used a pencil to draw out 4 hats onto black foam board. I love how pencil erases so easily from this board, it makes perfection less stressful. I then cut them out with scissors, I wish I knew where my X-ACTO knife was but unfortunately it’s packed in a box somewhere. We then drew on them with the Painters Markers and adhered the hats onto a base made out of the poster board. These had to dry flat so after putting on the Glue-All, I placed it face down with a book on top to make sure it dried. Adrienne also used some tape to get it to fit to her head the way she wanted, she had to get it perfect!
We also made a Thankful Board. I took chipboard letters and painted on them with the Elmer’s Painters Markers. I then adhered them to the foam board using the Craft Bond glue. We put out the board so that everyone could write on the board, what they are thankful for!
We all have a lot to be thankful for, what are you thankful for?
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|#GlueNGlitter Thanksgiving Headdress Craft|
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