Handprint Thanksgiving Poem

Thanksgiving Handprint Craft

This Thanksgiving Handprint Poem designed by the FreeKidsCrafts Team reminds us of the true spirit of the season. You can also create your own leaves with things that you are personally thankful for.


Governor William Bradford organized the first Thanksgiving feast, inviting their Native American allies. When the Wampanoag Indian guests came and joined the Pilgrims that they decided to extend the feast and it lasted for three days. Source: GoodHousekeeping.com. – 19 Fascinating Things You Never Knew About Thanksgiving

  • Construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Crayons or Markers
  • Glue
  1. Select a paper to signify one of the many cultures that make our country great and trace around each of your hands and cut out. Make sure the hands stay connected. 
  2. Click on the printable patterns  and print out the poem and leaves. Color the leaves and fill in the things you are thankful for on the blank leaves.
  3. Cut out and glue on the hands using the photo as a reference. Hands can be folded in prayer and opened to read the poem.
Patterns, Templates and Printables

Click on a pattern to open it in a new window to print


3 thoughts on “Handprint Thanksgiving Poem”

  1. kmrosales says:

    I think this is a great card. Thanks for sharing.

  2. Cindy says:

    I don’t understand if it says “free print” why I couldn’t print it? I wanted some students to print cards for the homeless. How unfortunate.

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