Adorable Thanksgiving Treats Kids Can Make

The cutest treats to keep kids busy on Thanksgiving Day from Food Network and others.

Photo by: Jackie Alpers

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You’ll find plenty of eager helpers in the kitchen on Thanksgiving, and sometimes the hardest part is finding recipes kids can help with. These adorable apps and desserts are perfect for everyone at the kids table. Let big kids take on the more challenging tasks like chopping and detailed assembly while younger ones get to decorate. Everyone will be thrilled to show you what they made — and to eat it later!

Turkey Centerpieces (pictured above)

Kids love melted chocolate, so let them in on the fun of dipping pretzel rods before covering them with sprinkles of their choice.

Turkey hand cookie place cards for Thanksgiving

Turkey hand cookie place cards for Thanksgiving

Hand cookie place cards decorated with sprinkles and candy, by Kids for Thanksgiving.

Photo by: Jackie Alpers ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Jackie Alpers, 2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Use personalized handprint cookies as placecards for your Thanksgiving table. Kids and adults alike will eagerly decorate their own — if they don’t eat it first!

Photo by: Photo courtesy of Crafts a la Mode

Photo courtesy of Crafts a la Mode

Kids will love mixing together the ingredients for the cheese ball with their hands. You can even have them help with shaping the ball, rolling it in chopped nuts and adding the final turkey touches.

Photo by: Photo courtesy of Simple Girl at Home

Photo courtesy of Simple Girl at Home

These DIY cornucopias are the perfect take-home gift for guests. Dip the waffle cones into chocolate and let it set. Then have your kids fill the cones with their favorite treats.

Photo by: Photo courtesy of Mom Inspired Life

Photo courtesy of Mom Inspired Life

If you’re feeling ambitious, make a batch of bite-sized brownies on Thanksgiving Eve. At the holiday, gather around the kids table to decorate them with candy corn, chocolate frosting and candy eyes.

Photo by: Photo courtesy of I Heart Naptime

Photo courtesy of I Heart Naptime

These adorable cookies are all about the assembly. Leave one already done on the kids table with all the parts they’ll need and have an older kids explain the steps.

Photo by: Photo courtesy of Through Her Looking Glass

Photo courtesy of Through Her Looking Glass

It’s not all turkeys on Thanksgiving! These acorn cookies are crafty desserts with a seasonal spin that anyone can make with just three ingredients.

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