Are you looking for some new Thanksgiving treats for the classroom, something that the students will love but is still pretty easy to make? Well look no further. I've gathered 8 of the best Thanksgiving class treats that would be perfect for a class party, for gifts or for the kids to take home. Some of them are super easy for the younger elementary students. Hope you get inspired to try something new in your class this holiday.
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Cornucopias symbolize abundance and a bountiful harvest and have become a symbol of the Thanksgiving feast. Check out these ideas that involve students creating their own cornucopia that they'll love to munch on.
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Here's a fun and easy cornucopia idea. Simply get icing bags and fill them with fall colored candy like Reese’s Pieces and candy corn and topped with straw. I love how they added bugles to the very bottom of the cornucopia too.
You could have the kids add a cute label with their name and what they're thankful for. You could even have them give it as a gift for a person that they're thankful for.
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Here's another super easy cornucopia idea that the kids can make and snack on during a party or you could have them wrap them with saran wrap and take them home after school.
Simply get a large pack of dipped cones and have the kids fill them with small candies like Reese’s and candy corn.
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Isn’t this turkey the cutest? You just need pipe cleaners, google eyes, tulle, small clear hair elastics and small candies. Reese’s Pieces work great because they are natural fall colors. Check out the full instructions at the link above.
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Here's another cute turkey sweet treat that any kid would love. A lot of sugar in this one, you might want to send it home with the kids!
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This is a fun game that your students will love plus it has edible game pieces, who wouldn’t love that! It’s called roll -a-turkey and the kids roll two dice and then use the totals to fill in the turkey. The first to get the turkey filled wins. You can purchase the game here.
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This idea would be perfect for younger students because it's so easy and who doesn’t love oatmeal crème pies? All you need is prepackaged oatmeal crème pies, googly eyes, red and orange craft paper, and fall feathers. Check out the link above for the full directions.
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These glove turkey snack bags would be a hit in your classroom, and they're really fun to make. All you need is clear plastic gloves, Trix cereal, mini pretzels, orange pipe cleaner, googly eyes, glue and tape. Click on the link above for the full instructions. Gobble, gobble.
I had to throw in an idea that didn't involve candy.
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This is a super cute snack idea that looks amazing and tastes great. The full recipe can be found at the link above.
You could also make an easier version for younger kids with popcorn and raisins simply wrapped in plastic wrap and topped with green tissue paper.
Ok, so now you've seen 8 ideas for Thanksgiving classroom treats. Hope you got a little inspiration to try one of these new ideas in your classroom this year. Whether you're having a Thanksgiving class party, making special gifts for loved ones or just want to send the kids home with a fun treat one of these fun ideas is sure to please. Feel free to save your favorite idea to Pinterest.
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