Mosaic Cornucopia Craft

I found this fun cornucopia craft on Spoonful Crafts and added it to our Thanksgiving Week!


  • 1 sheet of plain white paper
  • Half sheets of construction paper: brown, black, purple, red, yellow, green and orange
  • White craft glue, Q-tips, small dixie cups (1 for each student)
  • Scissors
  • Pattern from Spoonful  (I just printed 1 per student **Sorry, the original printable is no longer available, but you search for “cornucopia printable” and get several options.)


  • Cut small squares from each color of construction paper
  • Provide small cups of white craft glue for each child along with a stack of Q-tips
  • Use paintbrushes or Q-tips to dab small amounts of glue onto the paper and glue on the construction paper squares as follows:
  • Brown – horn
    Black – horn mouth/rim
    Purple – grapes at top
    Red – apple to the right, below top grapes
    Purple – eggplant
    Red – apple below eggplant
    Green – leaves below apple
    Yellow – apple below top grapes
    Green and yellow – corn cob
    Green – leaves below corn
    Purple – grapes below corn cob
    Orange – pumpkin

As your crafting, discuss what it means to give thanks and how the cornucopia symbolizes a bountiful harvest. This will go along with our study on the pilgrims and how they had to work hard to farm and harvest their food.


  1. The link to the cornucopia pattern is no longer working. Do you have another one? I really wanted to do this one with my kiddos! Thanks!

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