KeepSake Kids Handprint Apron

Easy Kids Craft Turkey Hand-print Apron

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KeepSake Kids Handprint Apron

Turkey Hand-Print Apron


This personalized apron would be perfect for mom, dad, or grandparent, or kids to make one for them self while waiting for dinner to be ready. 

Seriously, it’s the BEST gift ever!!

You could  write the child’s name and year under the hand-print and even a few things they are grateful for. An older child can write it them self.


Kids Craft Turkey Hand-print Apron


Canvas apron’s like these are inexpensive to make for everyone!

Acrylic Paints in a set like this will last a long time and wash well

Foam paint brushes are awesome to reuse or toss, depending on the how chaos:)

This Round Foam Sponge Paint Set is also inexpensive to toss or reuse, with various sizes to make it fun

Thin paint brush, and THIS SET is a fabulous value with various sizes

Sharpies like this will serve many purposes and are water resistant too

Googly eyes if desired make an eye

Fabric Glue like E6000 works well if using Googly eyes


Paint child’s, or adults hand with paint, using the foam brush, covering well and the entire hand.

Press the hand evenly and firmly onto the apron

Hand Printed Turkey Apron 1

When the hand-print is dry,  draw the wing on with a black sharpie

With the paint brush paint on the beak and legs

If using the googly eyes attach with glue.

With the round sponge daubers, randomly make circles of different colored paint.



















With the round sponge daubers, let the kids randomly make circles of different colored paint. 

This can be done before you create the turkey or after.

If the kids are older, they can make the turkey them self!

Allow the apron to dry completely. Sitting overnight gives best results.

Hand Printed Turkey Apron

When laundering, do so according to paint instructions (usually in cold water and hang to dry)

ENJOY the memories and fun with the family!

Copyright Carrie Groneman, A Mother’s Shadow, 2014, 2017

Recognize a blessing and be a blessing today.




A treat cup for kids and adults for Thanksgiving made to look like a Pilgrims hat from a paper cup

Thanksgiving Pilgrim Treat Cups

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A treat cup for kids and adults for Thanksgiving made to look like a Pilgrims hat from a paper cup

Pilgrim Hats made out of paper cups and embellishments

These Thanksgiving Pilgrim Treat Cups are perfect for the Thanksgiving kids table.

Simply fill with crayons, pretzels, popcorn, goldfish, colored pencils – the options are limitless.

Or as a take-home gift for your guests. Fill with candy or chocolate as a thank you. 

This craft is easy, quick and very inexpensive to whip up to make the holiday festive and fun for everyone.

Thanksgiving Pilgrim Treat Cups


Black paper cups

Ribbon 3/4″-1″, or your preference

Gold card stock

Black card stock paper

Glue gun



Find a bowl or something round as a template that suits your size.

Pilgrim CupsUse this as a guide 
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And cut a circle out of the black card stock paper.

Pilgrim HatMeasure the paper cup to the level you desire, depending on what you are going to fill the Pilgrim hat-cups with and mark.

Using an exact-o knife, or pierce with the end of a pair of scissors  and cut all the way around.

Pilgrim CupAssemble these items: 

Make a buckle out of the gold card stock, the cup, cut circle, ribbon that fits around cup and a glue gun.
Pilgrim Hat

Using care to glue towards the inside of the cup so it doesn’t ooze to the outside and make it messy.Pilgrim Hat

Glue the bottom of the cup.

Attach cup to the card stock circle.

Pilgrim Hat


Put a spot of glue on the back seam and attach the edge of the ribbon. 

Glue in spots as you wrap it around the cup.  

Pilgrim Hat Decoration

Glue at the seam to match the other end.

Pilgrim Hat DecorationGlue the buckle onto the front.Pilgrims Hat DecorationFill as you wishPilgrim Hats Decoration

Works very well for a Kids Thanksgiving Table filled with crayons, snacks and treats to keep them busy and having fun while the adults fix food and visit. 

Pilgrim Cups


Copyright Carrie Groneman, 2015, 2018

Recognize a blessing and be a blessing today

Thanksgiving Kids Table

Kids Thanksgiving Table 1