Thanksgiving Day is a fun holiday for Americans everywhere. We gather together and give thanks for the good things in our lives. But once you gather your friends and family together, what should you do with them? That’s why it’s a good idea to have some Thanksgiving activities for the family prepared. Here are some fun Thanksgiving family activities that everyone will enjoy during the Thanksgiving holiday.
Share These Shocking Thanksgiving Food Facts
What if I told you that the food on your Thanksgiving dinner table has been lying to you for years? The turkey in your oven was probably artificially inseminated. Your pumpkin pie is really butternut squash. And eating wild potatoes will kill you. It’s all shocking but true. Check out this article for more disturbing Thanksgiving food facts that will both impress and annoy everyone at the dinner table.
Watch A Thanksgiving-Themed Movie
Classic Thanksgiving-themed films like Planes, Trains & Automobiles and A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving are family-friendly and always fun to re-watch with a group of people. Here’s a list of popular Thanksgiving-themed movies if you are looking for inspiration. And if you need more help deciding on a movie, this clever infographic will help you pick a movie on Netflix based on what you ate for Thanksgiving dinner.
Use Social Media To Make Someone Far Away Smile
Even if you can’t physically be with some of your friends and family on Thanksgiving Day, you can still make them smile. Here is some fun Thanksgiving themed content that will let people know you are thinking of them.
- The Kramer Turkey: Animated GIF of the classic Seinfeld episode where George imagines Kramer as a turkey. Great for anyone who was a fan of the Seinfeld TV show.
- Wild Turkeys Attacks: “Oh look at that cute family of wild turkeys. Oh, wait, never mind run for your lives!”
Play Thanksgiving Themed Games
There some great Thanksgiving-themed games online. One of my favorites is called Turkey Bowl. The object of the game to bowl apples at a field of turkeys. You get points for hitting the turkeys. Great game for kids too.
Fun Thanksgiving Family Activities
Do you have any more Fun Thanksgiving Family Activities that we should add to this list? If so, please send us a tip.
Frank Wilson is a retired teacher with over 30 years of combined experience in the education, small business technology, and real estate business. He now blogs as a hobby and spends most days tinkering with old computers. Wilson is passionate about tech, enjoys fishing, and loves drinking beer.