Thanksgiving is a time for family get together’s, and if we’re honest… sometimes a bit of boredom. My mentee/intern Gabby D found activities that will help create holiday memories for years to come, by Cindy Bultma, author of She Sparkles.
Thanksgiving Family Fun ~ A to Z Style!
A – Attitude of Gratitude Calendar (Ask each family member to share one thing they are grateful for each day during the month of November. Write it on a calendar. Be sure to bring out the calendar again next year, and start again!); OR Activity sheets here and here and here OR Activity sheets for Grown-ups here
D – Decorate together (Check out April’s great decorating ideas)
E – Educate (Spend time learning/re-learning the true meaning of Thanksgiving. One of my favorite teacher resources for verses, worksheets, stories, history & more ~here)
F- Family Night: Attitude of Gratitude (here) OR Football (of course!)
G – Gratitude Journals (here) ; OR Give thanks (go around and share 5 things each family member is thankful for)