Thanksgiving activities for Kids, Family : Are you looking for celebrating your Thanksgiving Day in a unique way rather than simply having turkey, pumpkin pie and stuffing? If yes, you should think about spending good time with family members by involving in any of the family activities, as we have discussed in this blog post.
Deliver a Meal in the Neighborhood: If you know any family or an elder in your neighborhood, who may use some additional cheer, you may pack up meals for such people and deliver it as family members. This is an excellent way to teach young ones to know the neighbors, to share and eliminate any leftover. Volunteer as a Team: Provide meals to needy people at your local army of salvation or via the national coalition available for homeless individuals. Here, families may team up for serving dinner and allow needy ones to experience warm welcome and tasty meals with you. Alternatively, you may opt for Volunteer Match as another excellent resource to stay connected with volunteers of Thanksgiving Day right in the backyard of your property.
Outdoor Scavenger Hunt Activity: Assemble the members of your family into teams or pairs and organize a unique scavenger hunt in your neighborhood or at the backyard area of your home. You may even offer special prizes, like special treats or small gift cards to inspire friendly competition among your family members. Old-fashioned Yet Fun Family Game: Whether traditional board games, such as Scattergories and Pictionary or any hot game, like Apples to Apples, you are available with plenty of old-fashioned yet fun family game to enjoy the nighttime. Alternatively, adults may enjoy Cards against Humanity or anything similar fun family game.
Storytelling via Old Family Photo Albums: Take out old family photo albums and gather kids and grandparents in your family for storytelling, as you have a look on old photos together. Each of your family members will love to go back in their time, swap their memorable moments and laugh together at few of their funny hairstyles and fashions. Family Football Match: You may start a family football match at outdoors and work hard to sweat together. Besides, you may plan for a pre-game activity out from making the family football championship trophy on Thanksgiving theme. Indeed, the trophy would be one of the coveted prizes during the latest tradition for many coming years.
Host a Turkey Trot: With nationwide turkey trot events, your active family members will love doing something new and unique for this year. For instance, you may organize a turkey trot to walk or run for about kilometers. Most of the runs are scheduled at early morning to start Thanksgiving Day, while others offer afternoon runs. In some places, runs depend on weather conditions.
Host a Family Photo Session: Today, almost everyone of us remain busy in our regular work schedule, because of which we hardly get time to spend with the entire family. What would be better than taking advantage of Thanksgiving occasion and arrange a family photo shoot? Along with creating a new memory for coming generations, you may use the family pic as your Christmas card and to give pleasant holiday gifts to your grandparents. Only you have to make sure to hire a photographer and intimate your plans in advance, so that the professional would reserve his time for your outfit changes if required.