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  • Thanksgiving is coming! And to get you in the holiday spirit, I have put together a list of movies to watch, food to eat, and activities to do to get you ready for fall!

    How to Really Get Into the Thanksgiving Spirit

    How to Really Get Into the Thanksgiving Spirit

    by Sarah Spradlin0

  • Start another Thanksgiving tradition using this sample Thanksgiving Acrostic for the Family Gathering. Directions are included. Make your family gathering an auspicious occasion this and every year.

    Thanksgiving Acrostic Poem for the Family Gathering

    Thanksgiving Acrostic Poem for the Family Gathering

    by Dora Weithers29

  • Here are some fun and easy Thanksgiving arts and crafts ideas for kids, including: Thanksgiving popcorn art, balloon turkeys, hand and feet turkeys, sugar cube art, and a leaf thank you card. card.

    Five Fun Thanksgiving Arts and Crafts Ideas for Kids

    Five Fun Thanksgiving Arts and Crafts Ideas for Kids

    by blessedmom15

  • Thanksgiving Dinner was a big deal when I was growing up. I’m going to share recipes for family Thanksgiving favorites such as potato salad, baked mac & cheese, sweet potato pie, and banana pudding.

    Thanksgiving Southern Family Feast Recipes

    Thanksgiving Southern Family Feast Recipes

    by rmcrayne28

  • What’s better than a good joke to get you feeling festive? Children's education experts agree that sharing jokes is an excellent way to develop language skills. Kids don’t care about that; they just want to laugh! (And for the grown ups in the...

    Thanksgiving Knock Knock Jokes and Riddles for Kids

    Thanksgiving Knock Knock Jokes and Riddles for Kids

    by Lela Davidson23

  • While we give thanks for our family members, let us not neglect to express thanks to them. Thanksgiving is the perfect time to give the proverbial flowers. Here are some ideas to inspire gratitude.

    Remembering to Thank Family Members at Thanksgiving

    Remembering to Thank Family Members at Thanksgiving

    by Dora Weithers88

  • Thanksgiving is a time for families to get together and enjoy traditions. What better way than to recite a few Thanksgiving poems together? Learn how to create those memories here.

    Thanksgiving Poems

    Thanksgiving Poems

    by Linda Hoxie17

  • These are examples of messages to write in a Thanksgiving card. Use these ideas yourself in a card, or as inspiration to create your own greeting.

    Thanksgiving Messages to Write in a Card

    Thanksgiving Messages to Write in a Card

    by Blake Flannery6

  • It’s time for the annual Thanksgiving gathering, and you might just be dreading talking with your friends and relatives. Here are some tips and techniques to keep the peace.

    Thanksgiving Conversation Survival Guide

    Thanksgiving Conversation Survival Guide

    by Carolyn Fields10

  • If you have children, you know that it isn't always easy to get them to stay in the moment. Here are some games to use to bring your family together on Thanksgiving and help everyone have fun.

    Thanksgiving Games for Kids

    Thanksgiving Games for Kids

    by Brainy Bunny4

  • Thanksgiving is about being with family and friends, and the next best thing is sending a card! Here are 30 Thanksgiving card messages to let distant loved ones know you're thinking of them.

    30 Thanksgiving Card Messages and Sayings

    30 Thanksgiving Card Messages and Sayings

    by Tatiana2

  • Looking for some words for a fun Thanksgiving themed word game to play with family and friends this holiday season? Check out this list of 100 Happy Thanksgiving Words!

    100 Happy Thanksgiving Words

    100 Happy Thanksgiving Words

    by Tatiana2

  • Some of the best Thanksgiving stories are unknown by parents.  Here are a few of great read alouds to enrich your Thanksgiving celebration.

    The Best Thanksgiving Stories

    The Best Thanksgiving Stories

    by Marye Audet3

  • Simple and quick crafts and games to do with kids to celebrate Thanksgiving. Turkey crafts and turkey-themed games to get you and your child into the spirit of Thanksgiving.

    Thanksgiving Ideas for Kids

    Thanksgiving Ideas for Kids

    by Candace Bacon24

  • Practical tips to learn how to survive hosting Thanksgiving include tips for prepping ahead, what to do the day of, managing clean-up, and enjoying yourself with friends and family on turkey day.

    How to Survive Hosting Thanksgiving

    How to Survive Hosting Thanksgiving

    by WheelerWife3

  • If you are interested in a small, simple and healthy Thanksgiving dinner, give this menu a try. You could also add some corn on the cob or creamed corn to round it out, with pumpkin pie, of course!

    Healthy Thanksgiving Menu

    Healthy Thanksgiving Menu

    by Efficient Admin4

  • Wampanoag tribal elders saved the lives of the first Pilgrims, showing them how to identify & grow native food. This article is about the history of Thanksgiving and its native foods.

    Celebrating Thanksgiving Day With American Food

    Celebrating Thanksgiving Day With American Food

    by Susette Horspool1

  • The American Thanksgiving passes its legacy of national thanksgiving to Caribbean regions through its 3.5 million Caribbean immigrants. From a Caribbean point of view, the event is worth imitating.

    Thanksgiving From a Caribbean Point of View

    Thanksgiving From a Caribbean Point of View

    by Dora Weithers47

  • Fall is in full swing and winter is near, this can mean only one thing: Thanksgiving is near. Here are a few examples of Thanksgiving poems to read at your celebration.

    5 Thanksgiving Poems and Rhymes

    5 Thanksgiving Poems and Rhymes

    by Tatiana0

  • Straight from the horse's mouth, um, I mean turkey's mouth comes a riveting look at this holiday from the turkey's point of view!

    A Thanksgiving Turkey's Final Words

    A Thanksgiving Turkey's Final Words

    by Ken Ratajczak2

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