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Village People

Thanksgiving Table Decorations: Village People
This photo originally appeared in FamilyFun Magazine
Total Time 1 hour Ages all-ages

Decorate the table with paper Pilgrims and Native Americans.

What you'll need

  • Scissors
  • Cardboard tissue tubes
  • Colored paper
  • Fine-tipped markers
  • Glue

How to make it

  1. For each figure, wrap a cardboard tissue tube with a 4- by 6-inch rectangle of colored paper and glue the paper in place.

  2. Draw the facial features on a 2- by 3-inch piece of paper with markers. Glue the face onto the tube.

  3. For the hair, cut fringe along one side of a small paper rectangle. Roll the hair around a pen to make curls, trim it, and glue it into place.

  4. Cut and decorate headbands and feathers for the Native Americans and collars for the Pilgrims.

  5. For the Pilgrim girl's bonnet, wrap a 2- by 5-inch paper rectangle around the top of the tube with the ends overlapping and glue at the back.

  6. For the Pilgrim boy's hat, cut out a black circle 2 1/2 inches in diameter. Roll and glue a black, 2- by 5-inch paper rectangle into a tube shape. Cut slits along one end, fold in the tabs, and glue them to the center of the paper circle. Add a 1/2-inch band and square buckle and glue the hat to the boy's head.

by on Nov. 1, 2013 at 7:28 AM
Replies (11-15):
goddess99
by Michelle on Nov. 2, 2013 at 10:02 AM

I have an eleven year old too, I'm hoping she'll make some for me. I thought they would be cute with todays pumpkin turkey .

Quoting celestegood:

My eleven year old would love to do this. I really am going to have to remember to do it. I just bookmarked this page. I AM going back to this. Good luck to you!

Quoting goddess99:

Me too!

Quoting celestegood:

Omg so stinking cute! Now just to remember to do it.



celestegood
by Gold Member on Nov. 2, 2013 at 10:19 AM
Thanks. You are awesome. I'm totally doing that turkey craft:)

Quoting goddess99:

I have an eleven year old too, I'm hoping she'll make some for me. I thought they would be cute with todays pumpkin turkey .

Quoting celestegood:

My eleven year old would love to do this. I really am going to have to remember to do it. I just bookmarked this page. I AM going back to this. Good luck to you!



Quoting goddess99:

Me too!

Quoting celestegood:

Omg so stinking cute! Now just to remember to do it.



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goddess99
by Michelle on Nov. 2, 2013 at 10:30 AM

I might do that one too. Cute.

Quoting celestegood:

Thanks. You are awesome. I'm totally doing that turkey craft:)

Quoting goddess99:

I have an eleven year old too, I'm hoping she'll make some for me. I thought they would be cute with todays pumpkin turkey .

Quoting celestegood:

My eleven year old would love to do this. I really am going to have to remember to do it. I just bookmarked this page. I AM going back to this. Good luck to you!



Quoting goddess99:

Me too!

Quoting celestegood:

Omg so stinking cute! Now just to remember to do it.




celestegood
by Gold Member on Nov. 2, 2013 at 11:11 AM
1 mom liked this
I was looking for a cute craft I could do with the kids for thanksgiving :). This might be it. Now to stop procrastinating. Lol

Quoting goddess99:

I might do that one too. Cute.

Quoting celestegood:

Thanks. You are awesome. I'm totally doing that turkey craft:)



Quoting goddess99:

I have an eleven year old too, I'm hoping she'll make some for me. I thought they would be cute with todays pumpkin turkey .

Quoting celestegood:

My eleven year old would love to do this. I really am going to have to remember to do it. I just bookmarked this page. I AM going back to this. Good luck to you!





Quoting goddess99:

Me too!

Quoting celestegood:

Omg so stinking cute! Now just to remember to do it.




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MistressMinerva
by Jennifer on Nov. 2, 2013 at 1:24 PM
1 mom liked this

Cute

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