Thanksgiving Recipes, Crafts, Activites and More!

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While it may seem like we just finished Trick or Treating with our children, Thanksgiving really is next week! We wanted to share with you some recipes, crafts and activities that you can take to your own Thanksgiving family celebration.


  1. We love Jamie Oliver’s very tasty and healthy Thanksgiving recipes. We give the roast potatoes, parsnips and carrots 5 stars! Check it out on the Jamie Oliver website.
  2. Food Network has some great side dish recipes that we love. We highly recommend Alton’s Superstar Mac & Cheese.
  3. These DIY Turkey muffins are so fun for your kids and healthy too!
  4. How about a healthy fruit turkey for the table?
  5. One of our favorites for your leftover turkey that is sure to delight kids and adults alike – Turkey nuggets!

Activities & Crafts:

  1. Have your kids color their own Thanksgiving placements with these Thanksgiving printable pages! Disney also has some cute printable Thanksgiving pages here.
  2. How about having some family fun with Thanksgiving BINGO!
  3. A mosaic cornucopia will add a great splash of color to your Thanksgiving decor and show off your child’s artistic talent!
  4. These adorable place cards will definitely bring smiles to your Thanksgiving table.
  5. Need to work up to a dessert appetite after your big meal? Try one of these fun family Thanksgiving games!

No matter if you have 2 or 20 people at your table, your Thanksgiving can be memorable. We especially love the tradition of going around the table and each person saying one thing they are grateful for from the past year. What Thanksgiving traditions do you have to share?

16 Responses to “Thanksgiving Recipes, Crafts, Activites and More!”

  1. tree November 19, 2010 at 6:42 pm #

    i LOVE the fruit turkey! We are a vegetarian family so we don’t serve turkey, i may have to make these this year!! It would be fun to give the kids ‘turkey’.

    • MichelleH November 23, 2010 at 9:37 am #

      Let us know if they like it!

  2. Fritter November 21, 2010 at 6:28 pm #

    We are kind of starting our own traditions- I think I will always bake an apple pie from scratch for my family. It’s my favorite!

    • MichelleH November 23, 2010 at 9:35 am #

      YEAH for new traditions Fritter!

  3. Eileen November 21, 2010 at 10:26 pm #

    I love the Fruit Gobbler (and the other melon turkey to the right of this recipe too). I would actually change out the recipe a bit by combining the peanutbutter and cream cheese and adding a tablespoon or two of marshmallow fluff. yeah, I know it adds a bit of sugar, but my kids hound down their fruit when using this type of dip for it!

    • MichelleH November 23, 2010 at 9:35 am #

      Looks like you found a trick to having your kids eat more fruit. Thanks for sharing it!

  4. Heather H. November 22, 2010 at 2:25 am #

    My kids would love the DIY Turkey muffins-they looks yummy and mom likes how healthy they are.

    • MichelleH November 23, 2010 at 9:34 am #

      We love kid & mom approved treats. 🙂

  5. Marcie W. November 23, 2010 at 11:18 am #

    The turkey muffins sound fantastic!

    • MichelleH November 23, 2010 at 4:12 pm #

      Thanks Marcie. We liked it & give it 2 thumbs up. 🙂

  6. Adalia November 24, 2010 at 4:37 pm #

    I love to read always, new recipes and crafts, my daughter loves being in the kitchen with me, here are some great ideas

  7. Allison November 27, 2010 at 5:48 pm #

    We bake my mom’s homemade Pecan Pies every year.

    • MichelleH November 29, 2010 at 8:29 am #

      YUM! That’s a great tradition!

  8. Kimberly November 29, 2010 at 4:44 pm #

    The place cards are a cute idea to keep kids busy while you cook. We’ll be making some for Christmas. 🙂

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