Thanksgiving Crafts

Harvest Bookmark

Make a festive harvest bookmark.
Make a festive harvest bookmark.

Mark your place in your favorite Thanksgiving storybook with this holiday harvest bookmark.

What You'll Need:

  • Tracing paper or copier
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Poster board (green, cream)
  • Construction paper (orange)
  • Markers (black fine-point, brown)
  • Craft glue
  • Hole punch
  • 12-inch length ribbon (1/4 inch wide)

Trace and cut out the bookmark frame pattern you can download here from the green poster board. Repeat for the bookmark insert pattern from the cream poster board and the pumpkin from the orange construction paper. If possible, use a copier to transfer the pumpkin pattern to orange construction paper so the detail lines will be visible. Otherwise, add the detail lines on the pumpkin with the black permanent marker. Color in the stem with the brown marker.Glue the pieces together, stacking them on top of one another. Let dry twenty minutes. Write HARVEST below the pumpkin with black marker.Punch holes on both sides of the stem, insert the ribbon through holes, and tie a bow at the base of the stem.

Next, you'll learn another way to spruce up the Thanksgiving table.

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