Fall Craft: A Giving Tree

Welcome Thanksgiving guests to your table with a tree that celebrates being thankful and the spirit of giving.
Full of  Thanks and Giving

Full of Thanks and Giving

This tree soon comes to life with a little help from your Thanksgiving guests.

Thanksgiving is such a wonderful reminder to be thankful. Each Thanksgiving, we take turns going around the table and sharing what we are most thankful for over the past year. This Thanksgiving, I thought that it would be fun to create a giving tree. I am encouraging our family and guests to write on these paper leaves what they are thankful for and also what they would like to give and share with others over the upcoming year. 

When guests arrive, this tree is barren. However, soon enough the tree is bursting with life as guests add their leaves with handwritten sentiments. It's perfect for starting off the holiday season!

Supply List:

  • A crafting pumpkin
  • Sharp knife
  • Newpaper
  • Potting soil
  • Branch
  • Hot glue gun/glue
  • Small plants
  • Moss
  • Acorns
  • Leaves
  • Scrapbooking paper
  • Scissors
  • Twine
  • Markers

Follow the step by step directions below to create a giving tree for your holiday table:

Giving Tree How-To

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A Giving Tree

Glue for Stability

Add Dirt

Plant Your Pumpkin

Ready for Leaves

Have Leaves Ready

Full of Thanks and Giving

Go Leaf Peeping

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