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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.
These dishes are special enough for a holiday meal, but still totally kid-approved.
These simple recipes use up your classic Thanksgiving leftovers in surprisingly delicious ways.
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.
Five ways to serve up pumpkins for breakfast, dinner, and dessert.
These pint-sized Thanksgiving desserts end the meal on a truly sweet note.
Perfect for a Thanksgiving or holiday dessert, this fruit galette is as pretty as it is easy to make!

Thanksgiving Day Activities and Resources

These five kid-friendly crafts are a cute way to decorate your home and table for Thanksgiving guests.
Help your little one print and color these Turkey Day printables to fill your holiday with a little fun and learning.
These cute leaf and pine cone decorations bring fall’s beauty indoors.
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.
Tempt your picky eater to expand her taste buds.
Volunteering offers many benefits for kids — and the people they serve. Find out which option works best for your family.
We asked flight attendants, hotel managers, and frequent mom fliers how to survive holiday travel. You don’t want to miss this advice!

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.

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