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1. Make Coasters with Tiles
Make a last minute gift - Making coasters from small bathroom tiles can be as involved or as simple as you wish it to be. There is a way to make the same gift for everyone and yet it can be creative and special and just the right gift for each person.
2. Make a Leaf Mobile
The leaves turn beautiful colors in the fall. It is fun to take a walk to collect different types and colors of leaves. This is just one fun project to do with the leaves that are collected. A great activity for the classroom or as a family activity.
3. Thanksgiving or Not
Create together and make a fun activity to encourage discussions as you prepare for Thanksgiving. Make this with your kids and then play the game.
4. Home or Classroom Farm
This preschool activity can be worked on all week long. Or it can be a family activity to be worked on a bit each day either the week before or the actual week of National Farm Awareness Week.
5. Huichol Indian Yarn Paintings
Stories and myths in paintings of yarn help them retain their cultural identity.
6. What is a Cornucopia?
In the United States, Thanksgiving is celebrated the fourth Thursday of November. Thanksgiving is a good time to make a cornucopia – but what is a cornucopia?
7. Make a Gathering Pouch
November is American Indian Heritage Month. Some tribes of Indians used pouches to gather food and other materials needed for their day-to-day lives. Your children can make their own pouches.
8. Painting Gourds
In most areas of the country, gourds are available for sale in grocery stores or farmers markets during autumn. You can help the children prepare for an ”ART SHOW ” by making gorgeous gourd creations. This makes such a good art/craft activity for school or at home.
9. Make a Family Tree
National Family Week is celebrated the week of Thanksgiving, but summer is a time when many of us see our relatives. Does your family have a family reunion planned? Try to collect pictures of your relatives.
10. Car Tracks - art project
This is a great project for anyone, but especially good for a child who isn’t quite sure they even want to do art. Driving toy cars through paint and then across large pieces of paper is great fun! And beautiful!
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