5 Kid-Friendly Thanksgiving Games
Happy holidays, friends!
Looking for something to drag you out of that food coma on Thursday? We've got some fun and kid-friendly activities ready for the whole family!
1. Play Thanksgiving Charades!
Have a list of words picked out that relate to this holiday. (The Mayflower, Pilgrims, turkey, etc) All you need is a pen or pencil, paper and a small bowl to get this one going!
2. Play Pumpkin Tic-Tac-Toe
Buy three white and three orange mini pumpkins. Use Easel Paper to draw a giant pumpkin and cut it out. Draw a Tic-Tac-Toe board. You're ready to play pumpkin tic-tac-toe!
First, you'll need to grab some clothespins and paint them different colors. For extra fun, add glitter. Once the paint dries, glue feathers to the end of the clothespins. Extra strength glue will probably work best for the game. To play the game, clip one or two clothespins to the back of your shirt. Have someone yell "Run, Turkey, Run!" Now everyone runs to get clothespins off of their opponents. After a couple of minutes, someone will yell, "Stop, Turkey, Stop!" Everyone freezes. Repeat until someone has all of the clothespins!
Maybe you have a tradition of playing football on Thanksgiving? This is like that, but different. Players pair up with each other, stand back to back and link elbows. Each pair has a football that they must carry together with their backs to each other. Set up an obstacle course for teams to get through. Whichever team gets their first with the football in tow is the winner!
This one will work best for the littles who can read, but it can be adjusted for all ages. Buy whipped cream, a few packages of gummy letters and several pie tins. Fill a pie tin with whipped cream. Choose a short word and mix up the letters for that word in the whipped cream. Repeat for however many contestants you will have. Now get your contestants ready! All players can only use their mouth as they dig through the whipped cream in search of the letters. Once they find the letters, they must unscramble the word, also only with their mouth. This game is sure to have the whole family in stitches!
Happy Thanksgiving to all of our Little Roseberry family. Let us know your favorite festive game in the comments!