Activities for a Memorable Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving is such a wonderful time to make special memories with friends & family. We get to slow down and enjoy good food, great company, and God’s abundant blessings. Why not plan some fun Thanksgiving activities that will be remembered for years to come? We have a list of great ideas to get you started!

Thanksgiving Blessing Journal Keepsake
Start a Thanksgiving Blessing Journal for your family. What a joy to look back and remember God’s goodness! 

thanksgiving recipes 
Ask everyone to bring the recipes along with their dishes and add them to a Thanksgiving Recipe Journal.

Pick up a couple of bags of stones from the dollar store and create a Bucket of Blessings.

Put up a Family Thankful Tree and let everyone add to it throughout the day.

You will need to sew it ahead of time, but this beautiful Gratitude Garland does double duty for Thanksgiving and Christmas.

These adorable Pinecone Turkeys make me smile!

little people thanksgiving
Keep preschoolers busy with a Little People Thanksgiving Celebration.

Pumpkin Pie Play Dough Recipe Printable
You might find adults joining in the fun if you whip up a batch of Pumpkin Pie Play Dough.

Pom Pom Turkeys are a good craft for the older kids.

Print out some Thanksgiving Placemats to color for the kiddie table.

thanksfulness verses
There are several activities for these Thankfulness Verses.

Gobbler Puzzle
A Thanksgiving Jigsaw Puzzle will provide multigenerational enjoyment.

thanksgiving cootie catcher
Count your blessings with a Thanksgiving Cootie Catcher.

Get the crowd laughing by filling in and reading some Thanksgiving Mad Libs.

Have a good time creating some new Thanksgiving traditions!