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Count Your Blessings With This DIY Thankful Pumpkin

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Looking for a creative way to write out reasons your family is thankful on Thanksgiving? 🖋️

Have your family and dinner guests write on real or faux craft pumpkins to express their feelings of gratitude. It makes for both a fun meaningful activity and cute table decoration you can use for years to come!

For this chalkboard Pumpkin idea, all I did was paint craft pumpkins using black chalkboard paint. Once dry, you can write on your pumpkin using chalk or liquid chalk markers.

On this example, I simply used a liquid chalk marker to write on a cream colored craft pumpkin. You can do the same on real pumpkins as well!

 These turned out so sweet!

I love the tradition of writing out what we are thankful for on Thanksgiving with my kids! This is a fun alternative to the “I’m Thankful Jar” activity we usually do!

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Comments 15

  1. It's Me!

    Great idea and so easy – even I could do it!

  2. Heidi

    Our family does this and love it! Great for memories each year as well.

  3. CarrieL

    If there was a “like” button, I’d hit it!!

    • Lina D

      Thanks so much!

  4. Mrrida

    What a great idea. Their is always so much to be Thankful for. TY

    • Lina D

      Thanks! Yes I agree 👍🏻

  5. LittleNancy

    Super cute idea!

    • Lina D

      Thanks so much!

  6. stephjo116

    I was at Michael’s yesterday and they had their black pumpkins at 80%off ;0)

    • Lina D

      Awesome!!

  7. Nina

    Love this idea!

  8. Lolie

    Such a cute idea! I love it!

    • Lina D

      Thanks Lolie!

  9. gottobe2

    Love this! Thank you! I tweeted it!

    • Lina D

      You’re so sweet! Thank you!

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