It’s that time of year again when our family gathers together for Thanksgiving. With young children, it can be challenging to keep them occupied throughout the day. Why not try some of the ideas we’ve rounded up? These games, snacks, crafts, table decorations, and stories are sure to keep your kids busy and happy.


Looking for something to do with the whole family? The Family Education site has 10 awesome Thanksgiving crafts to do with the entire family.


Make the kids’ table even more fun this year with Project Nursery’s ideas! These kid-friendly crafts will not only create the right ambience, but will keep the kids entertained. To make things even more fun, some of these decorations are edible!


Want to cozy up with the kids and read a Thanksgiving themed book? Check out Living Life and Learning’s list of  picture books and chapter books for a variety of age groups.

Who can resist this adorable sock turkey? PlanetForward’s eco-friendly craft can be enjoyed by all age groups – even older kids and adults! It can even become a keepsake to bring out every Thanksgiving holiday.


Use burlap material to make this adorable turkey, and check out other fabulous ideas from Crafty Morning.


Check out Parenting’s list of Thanksgiving recipes. Everything from snacks, to side dishes, to desserts… all are super kid-friendly, healthy and yummy. Get the kids involved and have some fun!

In the spirit of giving thanks, we want you to know we are grateful for all of you.  We hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving with your family and friends.