This Thanksgiving, give your toddlers something special to look forward to! I’ve collected the most exciting Thanksgiving activities for toddlers to keep them happy and occupied on this day of gratitude.
From fun Thanksgiving crafts to STEM learning and more, see more of my fun Thanksgiving activities for kids!
From plucking turkey feathers to squishing edible pumpkin pie dough, I have it all laid out here in one place.
Don’t miss out on the opportunity to make this Thanksgiving a memorable one for your little ones! You can bring all the joy of the holiday through this list of fun and unique Thanksgiving-themed activities.
Get ready for hours of smiles throughout the entire holiday season as they explore these festive ideas meant just for them.
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How do you entertain a toddler on Thanksgiving?
As the holiday season approaches, I want to make sure that I have everything planned for the big day. Thanksgiving is one of our family’s favorite holidays as it brings us and our loved ones together to celebrate and give thanks.
However, if you have a toddler in tow, the planning process can be a little more challenging!
Toddlers can be very active and get easily bored, and it can be a bit difficult to keep them entertained for hours. But don’t worry! Here are some unique and easy ways to keep your toddler entertained on Thanksgiving.
Involve Your Toddler in the Preparation
Little kids love to be involved in preparing for special occasions, and Thanksgiving is no exception! You can involve your toddler in the preparation by giving them simple tasks like mixing the pumpkin pie dough, stirring the ingredients of the turkey stuffing, or even decorating the table.
Read Thanksgiving Books Together
Take some time with your toddler to read some inspiring Thanksgiving themed stories. Reading together is a great way to bond with your kids and helps improve their reading and vocabulary skills even at an early age.
Fun Thanksgiving Activities
Thanksgiving is a time to be thankful and spend time with family. You can make this time more fun and exciting for your toddler by preparing some fun Thanksgiving activities for toddlers that they will enjoy.
See my fun list of ideas below that include a Thanksgiving-themed pumpkin pie play dough, feeding the turkey, or creating a Thanksgiving art using a fork.
Recommended Thanksgiving Books
If your child is a book lover, these Thanksgiving books are a great addition to their reading list! So grab a couple of these books and get ready for your Thanksgiving lesson.
Turkey TroubleLittle Critter: Just a Special ThanksgivingThanks for ThanksgivingThanksgiving Is for Giving Thanks! (Reading Railroad Books)T is for Turkey: A True Thanksgiving StoryHow to Catch a Turkey
Recommended Thanksgiving Toys
Ignite the joy of Thanksgiving in your little ones with my curated selection of toddler-approved toys! Full of vibrant colors, cute shapes, and interactive features!
Aurora World Taddle Toes Stuffins Turkey Plush, 10Baby’s My First Thanksgiving Fill and Spill Toy PlaysetA Charlie Brown Thanksgiving (Remastered Deluxe Edition)JOYIN Set of 2 Thanksgiving Turkey Headbands Holiday Party Accessories (One Size Fit All)Squishmallow 1236 Pack Fall Decor Stretchy Strings Sensory Fidget Toys Pack,Autism Toys Great for Kids Treat Bags Gifts Stress Relief Party Favors,Thanksgiving Party Decorations (Thanks Giving)
Watch your little one’s eyes light up as they dive into an exciting world of colors, shapes, and textures – all while learning about the true meaning of Thanksgiving.
These Thanksgiving activities for toddlers are super fun, educational, and perfect for keeping those tiny hands busy during the holiday season.
Let’s make this Thanksgiving unforgettable for your toddlers!
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