Crafts and Recipes for Thanksgiving

17 Turkey Treats Kids will Gobble Up

It’s my favorite time of the year!  Thanksgiving week is here in the US which means we get to gather our family and friends around us, eat yummy food and express gratitude for all of the wonderful things we have to be grateful for.  Not only do we get to eat some of my favorite dishes, but we get to create fun memories with our families. And the kitchen is my favorite place to make memories, while making yummy treats with my boys. Make these Turkey Treats kids and adults will gobble up. They will be the hit of your Thanksgiving dinner and your kids will have a great time creating memories of their own while they make them. 17 Turkey Treats Kids Will Gobble Up    […]

17 Fun and Easy Turkey Crafts Kids Love

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. Family, fun, food….stress? As much as we might love it, there always seems to be a bit of stress involved. Will the turkey be done on time? Will the mashed potatos be lumpy? Will there be enough food?  With all of those things on your plate, you shouldn’t have to worry about how to keep the kids entertained and out of your hair while dinner is cooking. Here are some fun and easy turkey crafts kids will love that will keep them entertained so you can finish basting, mashing and mixing. Easy Turkey Crafts Kids Love […]

Printable Thanksgiving Games: Thanksgiving Charades

Printable Thanksgiving games are the most wonderful way to keep kids entertained and for you to keep your sanity while Thanksgiving dinner cooks. And Thanksgiving Charades is fun for the entire family. Printable Thanksgiving Games: Thanksgiving Charades Picture this for a minute. You are in charge of Thanksgiving dinner. Your extended family is on the way to your house and you are elbow high in mashed potatoes while the gravy is bubbling over on the stove. Then of course the kids run through the kitchen and start complaining about being hungry or bored.  […]

Acorn Donuts

We love making yummy treats for Thanksgiving and these Acorn Donuts were super easy to make and fun to eat! Acorn Donuts We love getting together with family over the holidays.  We love the enjoying each other’s company as well as letting the cousins run around and have fun.  I’m always looking for fun things to do with the kids and our kids had a blast making these Acorn Donuts! […]

Gratitude Pumpkins

I love that Thanksgiving is a holiday that doesn’t require gifts and extra things.  It is simply a time to reflect on and be grateful for the things that we have.  These Gratitude Pumpkins are a great craft to help kids remember to be thankful for the things that they have. Gratitude Pumpkins I’ll admit that Christmastime is my favorite time of the year.  I love the music, the smells, the treats and the general feeling that comes with the season. As much as I love Christmas,  I also love that we have a holiday that is solely based on giving gratitude for the many blessings that we have and I want my children to take the time to recognize that they have so much to be thankful for before they start making lists of toys and treats that they hope to see on Christmas morning. […]

Turkey Pancakes – Easy Thanksgiving Breakfast

I know you are planning out your Thanksgiving Dinner, but what about Thanksgiving breakfast?  These Turkey Pancakes are a fun and healthy Thanksgiving breakfast that your kids will love. Turkey Pancakes Can you believe that Thanksgiving time is here?  Our turkey has been bought and plans are being made for a yummy Thanksgiving dinner but I couldn’t let the holiday pass without sharing a fun Thanksgiving breakfast.  Turkey Pancakes are a fun and creative way to get kids to eat their fruit!  You can make them for your kids or let them get creative in how they want to do the feathers.  Have fun playing with your food! […]

Roll a Turkey – Printable Thanksgiving Game

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Thanksgiving Activities to Keep Kids Busy While the Turkey Cooks

Thanksgiving is so soon!  You’ve probably thought of all of the dinner details, but what do you have planned to entertain the kids while the turkey is cooking?  Today I’m sharing free printable Thanksgiving activities to keep the kids busy (and out of your hair) while you are busy in the kitchen!  Thanksgiving Activities for Kids This year for Thanksgiving, I was put in charge of coming up with some fun Thanksgiving activities to keep the kids occupied while the turkey is cooking and the adults are busy in the kitchen.  It can be hard for kids to wait for the turkey, potatoes and stuffing so hopefully these free printable Thanksgiving activities will help keep them entertained. […]

Crafts and Activities that Teach Gratitude

I know that this time of year kids start getting their Santa lists together and start thinking about the things they want, so I love that these Activities and Crafts that Teach Gratitude actually focus on being grateful for the things that we already have. Activities and Crafts that Teach Gratitude ‘Tis the Season where children everywhere start writing down lists and lists of things that they are hoping to find under the Christmas tree on Christmas morning.  But I think it is very fitting that before the gift exchanges come, we have a holiday reminding us to be thankful for the things that we already have.  I love these activities and crafts that teach gratitude. […]

Thankfulness Chain: Thanksgiving Activity

This Thankfulness Chain is a new tradition we are using in our family to help us remember and show appreciation for the things we are thankful for. I love Thanksgiving activities and this one keeps going all month long. Thankfulness Chain I think I am one of the few people who still wait until after Thanksgiving to start decorating for Christmas but I just love Thanksgiving too much to let it get passed over.  Maybe it is because I love Fall so much and have missed it since moving to Nevada or maybe I just like that Thanksgiving gives us a time to think about what we already have and show thankfulness without all the hype that a lot of other holidays have. […]

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