Thanksgiving and Veterans Day Activity – Thank You Stars

Thank You Stars


Make these Thank You Stars using origami.

These are great as both Thanksgiving activities and Veterans Day activities.

You can also make these as Christmas decorations.

Thank You Stars


You will need:

  • Coloured Paper
  • Pen
  • Sticky tape

How to make Thank You Stars…

See steps in photos…

  1. Write something you are thankful for or a short thank you note on a strip of paper.
  2. Follow instructions on how to make an Origami Star up to Step 13.
  3. Fold up your thank you note and tape it in the centre of the middle triangle.
  4. Complete the Origami Star instructions.
  5. Display your stars either on a Christmas tree or the wall.  Unfold them after a period of time such as at the end of the Christmas season to remind yourselves of what you’re thankful for.


  • Wishing Stars – which are much smaller and made out of the strip of paper – are a similar activity.
  • Decorate your stars with paint, pens or glitter.


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