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Thanksgiving Wreath Decorations

Image of seasonal wreath with Thanksgiving-themed decorations

A wreath with interchangeable decorations is a fun way to stay festive throughout the year. Great for elementary school classrooms, to brighten up an office or quickly spruce up the home before hosting a party.



Create the base wreath out of floral material and insert a couple of magnets on which to attach seasonal decorations. Store unused decorations in the wreath storage box. The patterns below are for felt turkeys on parade, pilgrim hats and maize. Enjoy!

Pilgrim Hat

Materials
  • Pilgrim Hat Pattern
  • 6" x 6" Brown stiffened felt
  • 2" x 2" Yellow stiffened felt
  • Fabric Glue
  • Magnet


Instructions
  1. Print out pattern. Cut pattern, transfer to felt and cut out pieces. Refer to photo for color.
  2. Glue buckle to hat.
  3. Glue magnet to back of hat.

Harvest Corn

Materials
  • Harvest Corn Pattern
  • 7" x 5" Green Stiffened Felt
  • 7" x 3" Yellow Stiffened Felt
  • Fine Point Black Marker
  • Fabric Glue
  • Magnet


Instructions
  1. Print out pattern. Cut pattern, transfer to felt and cut out pieces. Refer to photo for color.
  2. Draw rows of kernels on cob of corn with marker.
  3. Glue corn leaves over corncob.
  4. Glue magnet to back of felt.

Turkey!

Materials


Instructions
  1. Print out pattern. Cut pattern, transfer to felt and cut out pieces. Refer to photo for color.
  2. Cut orange ribbon into eight 3" lengths.
  3. Fold ribbon to create feathers and staple to turkey tail.
  4. Continue to fold and staple ribbon until you have a row of tail feathers (see illustration 1).
  5. Cut the red satin ribbon into six 3" lengths. Fold ribbon and staple a row over the orange feathers (see illustration 2).
  6. Cut four 3" lengths of yellow satin ribbon. Fold and staple ends. Glue to back of turkey body (see photo).
  7. Cut chenille stem in half. Cut 1 1/2" from each half of stem. Fold short pieces in half and twist around the end of long piece to create feet (see illustration 3). Glue legs to back of turkey body.
  8. Glue beak and comb to turkey. Use photo as your guide.
  9. Glue magnet to back of felt.
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