KIDS THANKSGIVING CELEBRATION NEWS
Thanksgiving is togetherness and gratitude -
Thanksgiving day is the kick off to the holiday season and is the busiest travel day of the year when many families travel great distances by train, car or airplane to be with their family and friends. Whatever the distance Thanksgiving is always celebrated each year on the fourth Thursday in the month of November, a tradition dating back as far as 1621 when the Plymouth Pilgrims and the Wampanoag Indians shared an Autumn feast together over a three day period giving thanks and celebrating their successful harvest. Thanksgiving today is often referred to as "Turkey Day" and traditions associated with this bountiful holiday have evolved throughout the years. The Thanksgiving feast consists of turkey, stuffing, gravy, cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes, corn bread, sweet potatoes, pumpkin and apple pie. Families often prepare this big meal together. Television is another big part of this holiday celebration, watching the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, college football and holiday films. Thanksgiving is a time to be thankkful and a time to help others less fortunate by helping out in a soup kitchen or delivering food to those people in need. Family and friends will gather around the table to tell one another what they are thankful for and eat a delicious meal together. However, after the meal is finished, adults and children will take a walk together, watch a movie, take a nap or spend time together playing games, and doing other fun activities.
Kids Turkey Day Fun!
Hellokids has created a fantastic selection of fun and entertaining kids Thanksgiving ideas, games and activities for you located in our Thanksgiving holiday channel. There are Thanksgiving themed printable coloring pages to color online or print to color, lovely Thanksgiving invitations and fun Thanksgiving crafts to create. Learn to draw a Thanksgiving turkey and other holiday characters by following the easy step by step instructions. Get ready to laugh by reading the funny Thanksgiving jokes or play the free interactive Thanksgiving games such as dot to dot, puzzles, mazes and spot the difference, and so much more. Many of the printable Thanksgiving activities are great for kids when you are traveling but all the activities listed are a wonderful activity to do during the Thanksgiving holiday with family and friends. Happy Thanksgiving!