Native American Craft for Thanksgiving

This fun and easy Native American boy and girl craft is a great Thanksgiving craft for kids! Simply print out the template and follow the simple instructions to create these adorable Native American children for Thanksgiving.

Kids can use these Native American children to help decorate for Thanksgiving, or they can add a popsicle stick to the back of the puppets to enjoy a fun Thanksgiving imaginative activity.

How to make this Native American Thanksgiving Craft

Supplies:

  • Colored craft papers
  • Craft glue
  • Sharpie
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Template

Directions:

Print out the Native American Craft template, then cut out all the the pattern pieces.

Select colored craft paper for the skin tone of the puppets, along with 3 or 4 more different colored craft papers for the other patterns. Trace the template patterns on the selected craft papers and cut them out. 

Cut slits on the lines in the middle of each hair piece (see below for exact placement).

Slide each head into the slit to add hair to the Native American child’s head.

Use glue to secure the hair on the heads.

Attach the shoe pieces on the bottom of the pants and dress pieces.

Attach the small triangle shapes on the strip (belt) and attach the feather cutouts on the headband cutouts (smaller strips). 

Attach the feather headband onto the hair of each Native American child.

Attach the belt pieces across the middle of each child’s body. 

Attach the head pieces on top of each body.

Attach the arms on either side of the Native American’s bodies.

Use a marker to draw the faces of the Native American boy and girl to complete the craft. 

*You can add a popsicle stick to the back of these Native American children to make puppets to play with.

Now that you’ve made your Native American Craft for Thanksgiving, you’ll want to make these adorable Pilgrim Thanksgiving Puppets too!

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