7 Fun Thanksgiving Day Activities for Kids

Give Thanks - Thanksgiving Holiday

Thanksgiving is the start of the holiday season, and that means loads of family time! Spend some of that time bonding with the family before dinner with these seven fun Thanksgiving Day activities!
Give Thanks - Thanksgiving Holiday

  1. Watch the Parade
    Begin the day by watching the Thanksgiving Day parade with your family! The floats and shows in between will entertain the kids, and it will give you time to relax before beginning the preparations for the main event.
  2. Do a Turkey Trot
    If hitting the ground running is more your style, sign-up your family for a local Turkey Trot! The run, or walk, will be an excellent family event to begin the day. Not to mention, it’s a great way to exercise before the big dinner!
  3. Mini-Pumpkin Hunt
    Thanksgiving Mini Pumpkin Hunt
    Same thing as an Easter egg hunt, but with mini-pumpkins! Hide cute, little mini-pumpkins throughout your home or backyard.
  4. Fall Crafting and Coloring
    Thanksgiving crafts for kids are a great activity to keep them busy while you cook. Spread out some coloring pages, or check out some fun Pinterest projects that they can enjoy!
  5. FaceTime or Video Chat Loved Ones
    Sometime relatives or friends can’t make it to Thanksgiving Dinner. Take time our of the busy day to FaceTime or Video Chat loved ones that weren’t able to make it to your home for the event.
  6. Give Thanks
    You had to have known this was coming! During dinner, ask your kids and loved ones about what they are thankful for this year.
  7. Holiday Movies
    The best way to relax after Thanksgiving dinner is to snuggle up on the couch with the family. Close the night by watching some classic holiday movies and cozying up to loved ones.

No matter how or where you celebrate the holiday, Chuck E. Cheese’s hopes you and your family have a wonderful and happy Thanksgiving! After Thanksgiving Day, since you have the whole family in town over the long weekend, make sure you go to every kid’s favorite place: Chuck E. Cheese’s! It’ll be a great family outing where you can all play games, win awesome prizes, and eat delicious pizza. Be sure to try the pizza our Kid Critics are going wild over, the new Mac-Cheesy pizza!
Family at Chuck E. Cheese's

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