Let your toddler narrate a thanksgiving message to each member of the family. You can prompt them by saying: When you think of Daddy, what is the one thing that you are thankful for? You can then write: Dear Daddy, I am so thankful that you always play with me in the evening!
Keep these in a safe place until Thanksgiving Day or post them off to family in other parts of the country.
Card Idea #2
Press some Autumn leaves or flowers and mount them on a block of card stock. On the back of the card write your thanksgiving message.
Card Idea #3
Take a photograph of your toddler dressed in Autumn colors or in a pumpkin field. Stick the developed photo to a folded card. Again use the idea of card #1 for the inside.
Card Idea #4
Use any of the ideas above to make bookmarks for family members which can be left at their place setting on Thanksgiving day.
Card Idea #5
Make place cards for your Thanksgiving meal with your toddler. Take a piece of pale yellow cardstock big enough to fold in half to make a tent. On one side let your toddler make a vegetable print by dipping a cut potato or carrot into some orange paint and then touching it to one of the tent sides a couple of times. When it is dry you can write each persons name onto the card.
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