Native American Crafts

We hope you enjoy our celebration of Native American crafts for kids! We have ideas for making everything from your own totem poles to dream-catchers, and lots more in between.

Dream Catcher Fuse Bead Pattern

Dream Catcher Fuse Bead Pattern

Try this dream catcher fuse bead pattern at Thanksgiving or as Native American craft any time - we sewed feathers to ours and hung it up above the bed!

Eagle Fuse Bead Pattern

Eagle Fuse Bead Pattern

This super eagle fuse bead design is perfect for Thanksgiving or other American holidays. We used a pale blue for the background and green for the grass (although you could leave the green off if you prefer).

Make A Dreamcatcher

Make A Dreamcatcher

Dreamcatcher's are a Native American tradition from the 1960s and have to some extent become a symbol of Native American culture. Traditionally, good dreams travel through the holes in the dreamcatcher's web; bad dreams are caught and kept away from the person sleeping beneath.

Make A Native American Headband

Make A Native American Headband

Here's a simple quick and easy way to make your own Native American headband - for Thanksgiving or perhaps for dressing up!

Native American Talking Stick

Native American Talking Stick

Make your own talking stick at Thanksgiving or when you are studying Native Americans - or when you need to restore some order to a family or classroom council!

Paper Cup Indian Chief

Paper Cup Indian Chief

This splendid Indian Chief is a fun craft for the kids to do at Thanksgiving, and makes a great partner for our paper cup pilgrim boy and girl. He is a little tricky to make, so is better tackled by older children.

Rainmaker Craft

Rainmaker Craft

A Native American medicine man might shake something similar to this when calling for rain!

Totem Pole Pencil Holder Craft

Totem Pole Pencil Holder Craft

Quick and simple, this totem pole pencil holder craft is a fun activity at Thanksgiving or whenever studying the history of Native Americans.

Wooden Spoon Native American Puppet

Wooden Spoon Native American Puppet

Kids will be thrilled with this Native American puppet made out of a wooden spoon and craft cupboard supplies - perfect for Thanksgiving or any time the children feel like putting on a puppet show!

More Thanksgiving Crafts

More Thanksgiving Crafts
More Thanksgiving Crafts

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