While Thanksgiving is not a holiday necessarily known for the giving and receiving of cards, engaging your children in the creation of cards for this holiday is an easy and fun way to get them thinking about the reason for the holiday. As Thanksgiving approaches, sit down with your children and help them create Thanksgiving greeting cards for friends and family members.
Creating a modern table space upon which to place your Thanksgiving theme is an effective way to set the feel for your seasonal celebration. While some opt for table decorations featuring classic pilgrims and turkeys, others seek a more contemporary decorating scene for their space. As you set about decorating your table this Thanksgiving holiday, consider adopting some modern decorating practices to bring your place setting into the now.
As you spend hours in the kitchen basting the turkey and mashing potatoes, keep the kids busy with some Thanksgiving-themed activities, that will give them special ownership of the day. Use the down time in between cooking, preparing and watching the parades and football to give your child some tangible gratitude opportunities.
This is not your mom's Thanksgiving stuffing recipe. Thanksgiving stuffing, even when you don't stuff the bird, is a must for your holiday meal. This easy recipe is versatile and can accommodate anyone in your family, from the meat-lovers to the health nuts and the vegetarians. You can divide the stuffing before adding in any extras, to make vegetarian or meat-happy stuffing. Even the kids won't be able to resist at least trying your unstuffed turkey day stuffing.