Kernels of Thanks

By  Melony Bradley 

size: 4'

  • Kernels of Thanks


  • Burlap, 30”x50”
  • Green felt, 1/4 yd.
  • Wooden alphabet letters
  • Black cardstock
  • Yellow construction paper
  • Adhesive-back Velcro strips or squares


  • Fabric and paper glues
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Black marker

Pattern - Kernels of Thanks

  • 1. For kernels, measure and cut 2-1/2" yellow paper circles. Have students or kids write what they are most thankful for on kernel.
  • 2. Measure and cut 3" black cardstock or construction paper circles. Glue kernels on black circles.
  • 3. Measure and cut 30"x50" burlap rectangle. Apply Velcro strips or squares on center of rectangle and on back of kernels. Arrange kernels on rectangle.
  • 4. Print and cut out pattern. Adjust husk pieces if needed. Glue husk pieces on sides of kernels on rectangle.
  • 5. Use wooden alphabet letters to spell "Kernels of Thanks" on top of rectangle. Or cut letters from construction paper or cardstock. Hang rectangle to display.