Love the idea of having the family and your friends over to your house this year for Thanksgiving but don't know what you'll do with ALL of those kids? Today's post is filled with creative ideas to keep kids busy and having fun during Thanksgiving dinner so you and your guests can relax and actually enjoy your meal!
Cover the "kids table" with butcher paper and let them decorate it with crayons from Pepper Design Blog
Let the kids put together their own Harvest Blessings Mix from Family Crafts
Give them The Thanksgiving Box Of Questions
Give them turkey finger puppets as party favors or let them make their own from Martha Stewart
Why not try chalkboard place mats from La-T-Da?
Give each kid a Lego Turkey and let them build to their hearts content!
Fill Them In Tale from Family Fun
Free Activity Page from Family Fun
Thanksgiving Bingo from Family Fun
Let them make Playdough Turkeys from The Crafty Crow
Let everyone make a wish on a faux wishbones
Very Clever "Nuts About Thanksgiving" Table Ideas And Activities
from No Fuss Fabulous
Try a Candy Apple Station like this one from Savy Scoop
Give the kids "turkey toes" from No Fuss Fabulous as a party favor. Then why not have them count how many are in their jar!
All About Me Portrait from BHG
Pilgrim Dress Up Idea from Gala Girl. Wouldn't it be fun to have the kids act out the story of Thanksgiving all dressed up?!
Teepees and Turkey Puppets from The Celebration Shoppe. For younger kids you could also build a life size teepee to let them play in too.
I am Thankful Notes from Bing Note
Let the kids assemble Harvest Buddy Finger Puppets
like these ones at Celebrate Everyday
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Wishing you an enjoyable and stress free Thanksgiving!