is a fun time for families to get together, bond, and enjoy a few days off from school and work. These Thanksgiving activities will help you include your older child in the fun and festivities.
Fun Thanksgiving Activities for Preteens
A cornucopia makes a great centerpiece for the Thanksgiving dinner table. Ask your tween to assemble the cornucopia this year. But beforehand, shop for the items you'll need, while you're picking up the ingredients for that yummy Thanksgiving dinner.
Your family and your guests will need a Thanksgiving snack to hold them until the Thanksgiving meal is ready. Your preteen can make this Thanksgiving snack mix in just a few minutes. Any leftovers can be stored in an air-tight container.
No plans for the Thanksgiving holiday? You and your tween could volunteer together. Volunteering is a great way to share your values with your child, and to show them that sometimes the best way to celebrate a holiday is to make it special for someone else.
Tweens love to show what they can do, and they enjoy learning new things. Give your tween a Thanksgiving Day task, such as taking the photos, saying the grace, or decorating the Thanksgiving table.
Apples are a part of the Thanksgiving bounty, and this Apple Dip recipe is as tasty as it is easy to make.
Every family has holiday traditions they look forward to year after year. But you probably didn't know just how much those traditions mean to your tweens.
Thanksgiving activities are all about having fun with the harvest bounty. Turkeys are the mascot for the Thanksgiving feast, and they make for some really cute crafts. These crafts can be used as place card settings, or decorations for the Thanksgiving table.