This year has flown by so quickly and while it has been unlike any other, I remind myself that there is much to be thankful for. While we won’t be spending Thanksgiving with family or good friends, it is still one we’re looking forward to.
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If you’re a little worried about who will shout, “I’m bored! I have nothing to do!!” first, I have a few ideas.
Fun Ways to Keep Kids Entertained on Thanksgiving Day
While these activities are best suited for younger children, I’m sure you will be able to find a way to get your teens in on the fun too!
Thanksgiving activity placemats
Activity placemats are always a lot of fun, and I’ve noticed my kids enjoy working on them, when we would dine out…erm, well, a good long while ago. But have you noticed how the kids finish working through their activity sheets quickly?
Hence, my solution…
I’ve designed this 5 page Thanksgiving Placemat set to include a name placemat and 4 activity sheet placemats, packed with coloring activities, puzzles, and writing prompts, to keep your sweet littles busy, till your Thanksgiving meal is ready.
Download this free printable Thanksgiving Placemat Set today, so you save yourself the stress of adding another thing to your list of things to do tomorrow!
Older kids will also enjoy this Thanksgiving Word Scramble.
Here are a few more Thanksgiving activity printables for the kids to enjoy.
A Thanksgiving Scavenger Hunt
If the kids need to get the wiggles out, send them on a Scavenger Hunt, with an adult, around the neighborhood. Or perhaps, even around your home, and out in the yard.
A thanksgiving craft
Considering this is the year of the Toilet Paper Saga, it’s only fitting to put those toilet paper rolls to good use, right?
This Thankful Turkey Craft is such an easy craft to put together, and at the same time so special. It’s a sweet reminder to be thankful for every person God has placed in our lives.
If the kids feel creative, and want to make a few more crafts, choose from these 15 adorable turkey crafts.
A Thanksgiving Reading Activity
There will come a time in the day when you will have to call it, and have the kids settle down for some quiet time. Challenge them with this printable Fall Reading Challenge List.
This will also be a sweet way to close out the evening- reading a few themed favorites, as a family.
I hope you spend a wonderful day, with your loved ones.
Don’t stress about forgetting stuff. If you’re a lists person, like I am, this Thanksgiving Dinner Checklist will help keep you on track.
Enjoy the day, and make beautiful memories with your family.
For more helpful resources, visit our Fall and Thanksgiving Resources page.