Thanksgiving Fun and Food


It's beginning to look a lot like Thanksgiving time! The leaves are crunching beneath our feet, the chill is in the air, and everyone is gearing up for upcoming festivities. We have just the activities to help spice things up. Read on for some special games, activities and yummy recipes. From our library family to yours, Happy Thanksgiving!




Thanksgiving Madlibs 
If you've got the whole family gathered together, there is no better way to get everyone giggling than with some good old fashioned Madlibs. It's a chance to put everyone's creativity together and get silly. What kind of pie did Grandma bake??? You're waiting for the what to come out of the oven?? Oh, boy....nothing like the Holidays.

thanksgiving-diy-pumpkin-pie-play-dough-1024x587Pumpkin Pie Play Dough
Speaking of good old fashioned fun, homemade play dough is the way to go! And when it smells like pumpkin pie, it's just heavenly.

thanksgiving-handprint-turkey-thanksgiving-crafts-for-kidsTurkey Handprint Art 
These tried and true adorable crafts will cheer up anyone who sees them. Who knew there were so many ways to make a turkey with hand (and foot) prints. The only hard part is deciding which craft to do!  GOBBLE GOBBLE!thanksgiving-candy-turkeys

Gobble Gobble Goodies
If your children are interested in helping prepare the feast, these are fun ways to let them help and make scrumptiously festive treats.

thanksgiving-fruit-cornucopia-15Fruit Cornucopia 

These require no baking, no mixing, no stress. You can feel good about your kids eating fresh fruit, and they will be thrilled to eat the waffle cone when they are done!