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5 Fun Activities for Kids on Thanksgiving

5 Fun Activities for Kids on Thanksgiving
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It’s that time of year again! Families travel near and far to feast and share what they are thankful for. There are those that plan out their Black Friday shopping route together, those that watch and/or play football together and those that just want to eat and drink! With such specific adult plans, kids end up doing the same thing every year – play with their cousins. Here are some ways to keep the kids entertained at the dinner table

At the Table

These fun placemats from Mama Papa Bubba are perfect for the little ones to color AND share their gratitude.

kids activity: list gratitude and color on thanksgiving with these mats
Coloring Placement from Mama Papa Bubba

Fun with the Grandparents

B-I-N-G-O with turkeys! This printable Thanksgiving Bingo sheet from Crazy Little Projects will pass the time with kids and grown-ups. PLUS, they get to eat the candy after the game if finished!

Kids activities: thanksgiving bingo, printed from Crazy Little Projects
Printable Thanksgiving Bingo from Crazy Little Projects


I Spy…

A sure-fire way to prevent the turkey coma is with a scavenger hunt to keep them active. This template from Mortiz Fine Design will be helpful – just be sure to have all of the items hidden 🙂

Printable scavenger hunt by Mortiz Fine Design
Printable scavenger hunt by Mortiz Fine Designs

Rewrite History

Literally – use these mad libs from Etsy to get various renditions of Thanksgiving

Kids activity: Mad libs at the dinner table
Thanksgiving Mad Libs from Etsy

X marks the Spot

Project Kid uses tape and 2 different mini pumpkins to set up this classic game

Kids activity: tic tac toe pumpkins by Project Kid
Tic Tac Toe Pumpkins by Project Kid

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