Whether you are traveling this Thanksgiving or hosting a get-together at your home, it helps to have some activities ready for little ones. Here are some links to help with that.
- Fisher Price has some great coloring pages.
- BusyBeeKidsCrafts.com has coloring pages, mazes, dot-to-dot, memory games, mad libs and more.
CRAFTS & GAMES:
- First School has some nice activities for ages 2-6.
- Disney’s Family Fun site has great ideas for games, including “Thanksgiving Day Bingo” and “(What Are You) Thankful For?” and “Wall Football”.
POEMS & SONGS:
- dltk-kids.com is a family-run site (it has lots of great crafts as well).
- Learn about the first Thanksgiving through this great interactive site–younger kids will need help. All ages will be captivated by the webcast from Plimoth Plantation that features actors portraying what life was like in 1621.
- Younger kids will enjoy the Starfall.com website where they can dress a silly turkey and learn about letter sounds.
Don’t forget to take care of YOURSELF over the holiday! It can be very stressful, especially for parents. Be sure to read these tips on managing stress from the Mayo Clinic and remember to take a break, take a walk and take deep breaths this week.
If you have any other tips on activities or stress-relievers, please share!by