If you love gnomes, you need a gnome craft for every season! For Thanksgiving your kids will love creating this adorable pilgrim gnomes!
These Thanksgiving gnomes are just the cutest Thanksgiving Paper Craft for Kids.
Don’t forget to make the matching paper turkey gnome craft too!
Thanksgiving Pilgrim Crafts
Make these pilgrim gnomes with your elementary schoolers in preparation for Thanksgiving festivities this fall. This super cute Thanksgiving craft can be used for play, or even for an fun decoration!
These thanksgiving gnomes are Thanksgiving decoration that kids can make. They can also glue their pilgrim gnomes on the front of a card to make an adorable Thanksgiving card.
How to make Pilgrim Gnome Crafts for Thanksgiving
- Colored craft papers
- Craft glue
- A pair of scissors
Print and cut out the template patterns.
Select colored craft papers for the Pilgrim puppets. Try selecting black, white and brown colored craft papers for the hats and clothes.
Trace the patterns on the selected colored craft papers and cut them out nicely using a pair of scissors.
Cut slits along the marked lines of the buckle and then insert the belt strip cutouts through the slits to make the hat bands.
Attach the hat bands near the bottom edge of the hat cutouts.
Next, continue making the boy gnome puppet craft. Glue the nose cutout on the top edge of the mustache cutout
Glue the mustache and nose piece near the edge of the beard cutout.
Attach one of the hats along the top edge of the beard.
Attach the shoe cutouts along the bottom edge of the body cutout.
Attach the head on top side of the body piece.
For the girl gnome puppet, attach the braid cutouts on both sides of the hat cutout, gluing the braids behind the hat.
Glue the nose cutout on the face cutout.
Glue the shoe cutouts along the bottom edge of the dress cutout.
Glue the apron cutout on the dress and then attach the hat and head to complete the girl Pilgrim gnome craft.
You can use markers to add more details and outlines to the gnome puppets.