Thanksgiving and the thankful season is full of activities children and families can do to celebrate, learn and express themselves. Here are a few favorites for kids:
Tonya created these adorable Turkey Cookies that you can make with your kids. The icing and candies will also work for cupcakes.
Barb of a Life in Balance works with her kids to help them create and display a list of things they are thankful for during the Thanksgiving season. Alternatively, an acts of service tree shares how families share their appreciation by helping others.
Handprint and Footprint Turkeys are an easy thankful activity that kids can do while getting ready for the holiday.
Thankful Turkeys featured at Julieverse can also make great napkin rings for your table. Our kids help the guests create these during appetizer time of Thanksgiving Day.
We love this simple math activity from No Time for Flash Cards using candy corn and simple corn crafts. It would also be easy to do with popcorn kernels–and great for hand-eye coordination. No Time for Flash Cards shares 20 more Thanksgiving crafts here.
Colleen’s kids bring the outside inside by learning about nature and creating placemats for the table at Classy Mommy. She also shares 9 other simple kids crafts for Thanksgiving.
On Amazon, you can buy felted stickers that guide kids to create their own turkey: Make-A-Turkey Stickers – Kids’ Stationery & Stickers
Going somewhere for the big meal this year? Here’s a quick list of items you’ll want to bring with you to your Thanksgiving Dinner to keep you family at peace. (You’ll be thankful!)
And if you’re starting to feel some stress, here are 29 ways to not drive yourself crazy this holiday season.
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