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Making Thanksgiving Fun for Kids!

Okay, maybe it was just me, but as a kid, I remember Thanksgiving being dull. It didn’t help that I was a super picky eater who did not enjoy the traditional Thanksgiving meal (don’t worry, I’ve since come to my senses!). We have a bunch of fun ideas for making Thanksgiving fun for kids if any of your kids tend to find the holiday a little boring.

Create a teepee in your backyard if you live in warmer climates or inside for those of us in the chillier part of the country. Here’s a great teepee tutorial.

Teepee for Thanksgiving Party - Project JuniorKid-Friendly Thanksgiving Feast

This adorable fruit turkey centerpiece doubles as a fun DIY project your kids can join in on.

Fruit Turkey Thanksgiving Centerpiece - Project JuniorDIY Fruit Turkey Centerpiece

A cute place setting with a fun activity is always a good idea.

Kids Thanksgiving Day Table by A Blissful NestThanksgiving for Little Ones

Try a craft, all set and ready to go, to keep the kids busy while waiting patiently for the turkey to cook.

Thanksgiving Day Craft for Kids - Project Junior Thanksgiving Kids Craft

Or maybe even a snack to tide them over.

Kids Thanksgiving Cornucopia Snack - Project JuniorCornucopia Snack

How about serving some pilgrim pudding pops for dessert?

Pilgrim Pudding Pops - Project JuniorKid-Friendly Thanksgiving Feast

Or these delicious pumpkin cheesecake pie pops!

Pumpkin Cheesecake Pie Pops RecipePumpkin Cheesecake Pie Pop Recipe

And, of course, don’t forget to take some time out in the day to remember what your family is thankful for! We love this grateful wreath kit from Paper Source.

Grateful Wreath Kit from Paper Source

Do you have any fun Thanksgiving traditions that you do with your kids?