The American Thanksgiving holiday is celebrated each year on the fourth Thursday in November. The origins of this holiday are usually attributed to a fall harvest feast attended by both the Plymouth settlers and the Wampanoag Indians in Plymouth, MA back in 1621. Although a tradition of giving thanks after the fall harvest goes back thousands of years, Thanksgiving didn’t become an official Federal holiday in the United States until 1863.
In the United States, Thanksgiving is traditionally a day for families and friends to gather for a special meal and give thanks. Foods commonly eaten at this meal include turkey, stuffing, potatoes, gravy, cranberry sauce, and pumpkin pie. This holiday emphasizes gratitude and togetherness, in addition to eating a bountiful meal.
On this page I am sharing all of the Thanksgiving activities for kids and Thanksgiving printables that have been featured at Gift of Curiosity.
Below are links to the Thanksgiving activities for kids and Thanksgiving printables that have been featured at Gift of Curiosity. Click an image to be taken directly to the post related to each activity.
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