Paper Plate Pumpkin Pie Thanksgiving Craft for Kids

Paper Plate Pumpkin Pie Thanksgiving Craft for Kids


Season’s Eatings… I mean Greetings! But seriously, what’s better than this time of year full of family, food, and food-themed crafts, such as this Paper Plate Pumpkin Pie?!? It’s the perfect activity and decoration for your Thanksgiving feast!

Not only are these pie slices super cute decorations that could be used for a banner, or name place cards, they are a great way to practice those fine motor skills with your little one. With this project, your preschooler will cut, paint, fold, and glue!

Not to mention, crafting is always a good time to connect and talk with your kids. About anything, nothing important, or the meaning of Thanksgiving and what it means to your family.

How To Craft Paper Plate Pumpkin Pie

Here’s what you’ll need:

Paper Plate Craft Supplies Including: Construction Paper, Scissors, Glue, Tempera Paint, Paint Brush and Paper Plate

Paper Plate Pumpkin Pie Video:

Paper Plate Pumpkin Pie Instructions:

​​Cut paper plate in to slices.

Cut Paper Plate in to Slices

Paint slice(s) orange. Let dry.

Paint Paper Plate Slices Orange

Cut a 1″ strip from brown construction paper.

Cut Brown Construction Paper

Accordion fold brown strip.

Folded Brown Construction Paper Strip

Glue folded brown construction paper to the edge of the slice to create a crust. Refer to the photo for placement. Trim excess.

Glue Folded Construction Paper to Orange Paper Plate

Glue cotton ball on an orange section to create whipped topping. Let dry.

Glued Cotton Ball on Orange Paper Plate


Completed Paper Plate Pumpkin Pie Thanksgiving Craft

Wishing you and your family a warm, fun & always creative Thanksgiving holiday! Don’t forget – Thanksgiving is a time to count your blessings, not your carbs.


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 Artist Biography - Tara Custer



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