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Shape Pilgrim Craft

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A shape pilgrim craft to help kids learn or review shapes just on time for Thanksgiving.

Shape pilgrim craft for kids

A shape craft is a nice combination between art and math. Preschoolers get a chance to learn some basic shapes and kindergartners will have the opportunity to review them.

We love shape crafts and have already created a few for Thanksgiving, from this shape Mayflower to these shape turkeys.

Shape pilgrim craft for preschoolers

You can pair this pilgrim craft with the pilgrim shape matching activity we made last year. The matching activity uses eight shapes and it’s great to try in the classroom or at home.

RELATED: Make sure to check our entire collection of Thanksgiving crafts for more ideas.

Shape pilgrim craft

Easy paper shape pilgrim craft


How to make a pilgrim

The shape pilgrim template comes with two versions:

1. home template – cut out the patterns and trace them on corresponding colored paper.

2. classroom template – print the pattern directly on colored paper and cut them out.

This way you can easily craft with just one or two kids as well as with a classroom full of students.



Start by gluing the collar pieces onto the black body, one collar piece on each side of the black trapezoid.


Glue the head on top of the body.


Glue the two hair pieces onto the head, one piece on each side of the head.


Add the hat on top of the head.

hat brim

Glue the hat brim at the bottom of the hat.

hat band

Glue the hat band onto the hat.


Add the buckle in the middle of the hat band.

buckle center

Glue the buckle center in the middle of the buckle.


Glue two buttons in the middle of the body.


Use a black marker to draw the eyes, nose and mouth.

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