Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is such a fun time for kids. From school parties to family events, let your little turkey participate in all the Thanksgiving Day activities with cute kids' crafts, seasonal decorating, and mouthwatering menu choices kids will love.

15 Easy Appetizer Ideas

Invite your guests to mingle and munch on these tasty appetizers while you put the finishing touches on Thanksgiving dinner!

The ABCs of Gratitude: An A to Z Guide to Giving Thanks

Along with friends and family, be thankful for everything from best friends to popcorn to wishes. Guide your child through our A to Z list and find other ordinary and extraordinary things to give thanks for this year!

5 Thanksgiving Dishes Kids Can Make

From scooping and seasoning to spreading and rolling, these recipes have tons of steps that kids can really do all on their own. (Just be sure to adjust and supervise based on age and ability!)

Super Cute Thanksgiving Hat Crafts

Work with your kiddo to create one of these adorable hats they can wear during Turkey Day dinner.

Super-Easy Slow Cooker Recipes

No one wants to worry about preparing dinner in the hectic days leading up to Thanksgiving. Our advice: Rely on your slow cooker for simple hands-off meals.

Cute Crafts to Give Thanks

Get your kids' creative juices flowing while spending quality time together with these easy, Thanksgiving-themed crafts projects.

6 Ways to Raise a Grateful Child

Wouldn't it be awesome if your child appreciated everything she has in her life, and not just on Thanksgiving? These tips will help you raise a kid who is grateful year-round.

What Are You Thankful For?

We asked you (our readers!) and received encouraging, joyful, heartfelt, and inspiring stories.

Corny Cookies

These candy-topped treats are a sweet addition to your feast or a Thanksgiving school party.

Marshmallow Pilgrim Hat Treats

Crunchy and sweet, these Marshmallow Pilgrim Hat Treats are a great way to cap a Thanksgiving classroom party.

Thanksgiving Kid Craft: Pilgrim Hat

Directions for making a paper Pilgrim's hat for your Thanksgiving celebration.

Quiz: Which Thanksgiving Side Dish Are You?

In need of one more side dish to complete your family's Thanksgiving feast? Our quiz will tell you which one is a necessity for your table.

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Our Favorite Thanksgiving Pregnancy Announcements

There are lots of reasons to be extra grateful at Thanksgiving: stretchy pants, tryptophan comas, and--for some lucky couples--a new baby on the way! Check out the sweet, creative ways parents-to-be broke the good news to their families and friends.

Grateful for Fun: Family Thanksgiving Crafts, Games, and Activities

Keep your kids busy this Thanksgiving with an assortment of activities that they are sure to love. Make easy crafts that can serve as seasonal decor and play exciting themed games. These fun ideas will keep the whole family entertained for hours.

Printable Fall Coloring Pages

Print fun autumn and Thanksgiving coloring pages for kids to keep them busy at the dinner table.

11 Simple Thanksgiving Kid Crafts (That Are Also Extremely Cute)

Hand turkeys, and sunflowers, and fall wreaths, oh my! Ensure a happy Thanksgiving with these holiday crafts your little pilgrims will love to make.

Printable Thanksgiving Coloring Pages

Use our free, printable designs to keep kids of all ages entertained this Thanksgiving.

Gobble, Gobble! Thanksgiving Crafts

Party designers Sara Westbrook and Brittany Egbert of Onecharmingparty.com designed an adorable Thanksgiving table that your little pilgrims will adore.

Baby's First Thanksgiving Recipes

Turn traditional holiday favorites into baby-friendly fare with easy-to-make recipes for nutritious purees, simple finger foods, and more.

5 Ways to Give Thanks

Make this year's feast a little more meaningful with these easy ideas.

Grocery List for the Easiest Thanksgiving Dinner

Make grocery shopping a snap. Print this organized list of everything you need to make our complete Thanksgiving menu and take it with you to the store.

Make a Paper Turkey Centerpiece

Stuff this turkey with popcorn to create a table decoration that doubles as a yummy appetizer.

How to Make a Mayflower Centerpiece for Thanksgiving

This jaunty centerpiece sets sail loaded with notes of thanks.

Cute and Easy Cupcakes that Look Like Apples

No apples were harmed in the making of these cupcakes.

Cool Indian Corn Magnets

This Thanksgiving, dress up your fridge with a fun magnet project!

Festive Fall Decor You'll Love

Get creative with wreaths, leaves, and more crafts to decorate your home for the autumn season.

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