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Thanksgiving for Kids

Thanksgiving for Kids

Find Thanksgiving-themed crafts, recipes, books and activities for keeping your kids busy on Turkey Day and teaching them to give thanks.

Kid-Friendly Thanksgiving Recipes

Cut your dinner cooking time by making this delicious roast turkey and turning the leftovers into two more quick, easy meals.
Nobody feels like eating Thanksgiving leftovers three days in a row. But your crew will gobble up these yummy reinventions!
Butternut squash is healthy, colorful, and sweet. The best part? It’s easy to sneak this autumn veggie into some of your kids’ favorite meals.
The “rock star” chef of The Food Network shares delicious, sparkling desserts.
Perfect for a Thanksgiving or holiday dessert, this fruit galette is as pretty as it is easy to make!
Pumpkin pie is a must on Thanksgiving and holiday tables! Whip up a no-bake version for an easy take on the traditional dessert.
This no-bake Thanksgiving or holiday dessert comes together in 10 minutes. Kids can help break up the cookies!
Jazz up store-bought pound cake with a festive bananas foster sauce for a quick and easy Thanksgiving or holiday dessert.

Thanksgiving Book Lists

Expose your early readers to the many ways they can express gratitude with these sure-to-please titles.
Help your independent readers learn valuable lessons in gratitude with these fun titles. They'll thank you for the book suggestions!
Help your early readers explore the history, traditions, and culture of Native Americans.

Thanksgiving Day Activities and Resources

This cute Thanksgiving turkey craft comes together easily with pinecones and card stock.
Make this colorful garland with your kids to celebrate everything you’re thankful for this year.
Tap into kids’ love of painting with this simple and decorative, Native American-inspired craft for Thanksgiving.
Kids can bring the colors of fall indoors with these easy leaf sun catchers.
Kids can welcome Thanksgiving guests with this simple and colorful wreath craft.
No leaf left behind! Kids can bring some autumnal colors indoors with these easy and fun fall-inspired crafts.
When you tune into the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade this year with your kids, share these fun facts about the legendary event.
Create your own holiday floats.
Teach your children about the true spirit of the holidays.

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