Rain Sticks - DIY recycled / upcycled craft idea for an older toddler or preschooler. Music you can make! Kids also learn fine motor skills, responsibility, South American culture and music / rhythm / percussion.
One for each kid.then make hand print out of fall colored construction paper. Cut the hand prints out, and glue or staple them onto the back of the toilet paper roll. Create a face, and voila a Thanksgiving Turkey!
Fall leaves: free printable from classic play for decorating, gratitude trees and fall hostess gifts. If you have children, think of doing this with them and each one take a few leaves and write what they are grateful for.