Thanksgiving! A day of giving thanks to God for His blessings and benedictions on us. Thanksgiving is celebrated as a National holiday in US and United Kingdom as a four day weekend, on Fourth Thursday of November every year. Thanksgiving Day in the US has a true arduous story behind. History of thanksgiving in US is very painful. However in Canada and England thanksgiving is just a celebration of harvest festival. In both countries, the day is celebrated in swagger manner. The celebrations include arranging Thanksgiving parties, planning Thanksgiving activities for families, sending Famous Thanksgiving quotes and sayings to family, friends, and loved ones, watching Macy’s Thanksgiving parade, organizing Thanksgiving games and much more.
As we know Thanksgiving 2016 is coming on 24th November, and almost every American and English and Canadian is busy in searching and planning best ideas for Thanksgiving Card Ideas and Thanksgiving activities for families to celebrate this year’s Thanksgiving Day in a different and unique way to make it rememberable forever. For Females its best idea to delve into Thanksgiving Nail Art Ideas. Explore different unique and astonishing ideas for Thanksgiving Home Decorations. So what are you waiting for just go through and follow our mind-blowing ideas on Thanksgiving activities for families on Thanksgiving Day and also preparations for upcoming Thanksgiving Day?
Thanksgiving activities for families On Thanksgiving Day
Join Thanksgiving Parade or watch parade at home
Among many other Thanksgiving activities for families joining Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade with your family or watching it at home on TV with all of your family members is a fantastic idea. Balloons, floats, dancers, marching bands and many other activities of the parades are marvelous to watch. For more details on Macy’s parade ready our article on Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Prepare a Thanksgiving meal
When we do something for our loved ones and it makes them happy, then we feel real and inner happiness in ourselves. And if you’re planning some extraordinary Thanksgiving activities for families then nothing is greater than preparing a healthy Thanksgiving meal for them. So are you gearing up for Thanksgiving meal preparation? You can try easy and simple recipes such banana pudding, sweet potatoes, apple pie, colorful vegetable salads, and if you have baking experience then try some special biscuits and bread and etc.
Visit your nearest Church with your family
As we know visiting church is our religious obligation. On Thanksgiving Day visiting the church is the best way to pay Thanks to God for His mercy and blessings on us. So make a plans to visit church together with your family members to fulfill your religious Thanksgiving worship service. So make your mind for Thanksgiving programs for church while planning Thanksgiving activities for families.
Thanksgiving activities for families Before Thanksgiving Day
Design your Thanksgiving Tablecloth and napkins
Design your own Thanksgiving tablecloths and napkins using cloth paints or you can also make hand prints on them. Write some Famous Thanksgiving quotes and saying on them with fabric paints, and make some flowers and handprints etc. As Thanksgiving Day is coming near and this is the best idea while planning some special Thanksgiving activities for families. So gather your requirements and start designing your Thanksgiving Tablecloth and napkins from now! Hurry up time is too short! Thanksgiving is coming ahead.
Construct your Family Tree
A marvelous idea while planning Thanksgiving activities for families and to plan a fantastic surprise for your family on Thanksgiving Day. What you have to do? Just gather signatures and finger-paint each of your family members surprisingly on a big sheet. Later secretly write their names below their signatures and finger-paints in various writing styles. Now make a beautiful and colorful frame for it. Now place it on a wall in your dining room on Thanksgiving Day while presenting them thanksgiving dinner. This will surely be a big surprise for you family. Start your work right now!
Make your Thanksgiving Family Journal
This is a fabulous idea while planning some astonishing Thanksgiving activities for families. Take some blank diary or notebook whatever you find. Doesn’t matter fancy or not. Paste some previous Thanksgiving photos of your family member on the notebook or diary, write few lines paying thanks beneath each photo of your family member and show them on Thanksgiving Day as a present and make your family members happy.