6 of Our Best Thanksgiving Ideas for Kids!

6 of Our Best Thanksgiving Ideas for Kids!

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving! Coordinating events, planning dinners, and creating a menu everyone will love can take a lot of work. Over the years, we have offered great ways to get the kids involved with Thanksgiving while creating memories that will last a lifetime. Here are some of our best Thanksgiving ideas for kids shared in previous blog posts.

What it’s All About

In our blog titled “How to Teach Thankfulness and Gratitude to Young Children,” we discussed ways to help children show and understand the concept of gratitude. Whether you create a thankfulness jar or send out thank you cards to special people in your life, it’s important to instill the values of Thanksgiving in your children from a young age.

Kids in the Kitchen

Kids love being included. To make them feel a part of the festivities, you can utilize these “3 Ways to Get Your Kids Involved with Thanksgiving Prep.” Whether it is cooking, cleaning, or decorating, give your kids a chance to get involved.

Getting Kids Involved in the Preparations

For even more inspiration to help get kids involved with Thanksgiving prep, visit our post, “4 Ways Kids of All Ages Can Help on Thanksgiving Day.” Meal prep, shopping, and table setting are just a few ways your kids can help during Thanksgiving.

Kid-Inspired Thanksgiving Decorations

Many children love to get creative. Thanksgiving offers many chances for you and the kids to get crafty. Check out these great tips for Children’s Thanksgiving Table Décor.

Kid-Friendly Thanksgiving Recipes

For many people, Thanksgiving is all about the food. But green bean casseroles, roasted Brussels sprouts, and traditional stuffing can have kids running the other way. When planning your meals, include some of these “Delicious and Fun Thanksgiving Recipes Your Kids Will Devour.”

Tips and Tricks for Managing Holiday Stress

The holidays can be stressful for us adults, which can translate to stress for our kids too. As you prepare for the big day, utilize these “Tips and Tricks for Managing Holiday Stress.” Don’t set unrealistic expectations for yourself, and keep in mind what the holiday is all about.

Thanksgiving is a time to share, work together, and show your gratitude. How will you be involving your kids on this special day? Let us know on Facebook!