Thanksgiving for Families: Crafts, activities and ways to give thanks

Celebrate Thanksgiving and the fall season by making festive crafts, cooking delicious fall recipes, giving back to others, counting your blessings and participating in family-friendly events—all detailed here in our Thanksgiving Round-up! You'll even find Winter Break Camps in San Diego.

THANKSGIVING CRAFTS

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Fall Mason Jar Luminaries

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Thankful Turkey Table Decorations

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Thanksgiving Party Crackers

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Thanksgiving Party Favors/Place Cards

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Thankful Jars

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Thanksgiving Turkey Table Toppers

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Fall Leaf Art

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Crayon Holder Craft for the Kids Holiday Table

FUN THINGS TO DO WITH KIDS

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Free, Printable Thanksgiving Bingo

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Family-Friendly Holiday Events and Winter Break Camps

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Friendsgiving for Kids—mini versions of Thanksgiving favorites

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Charlie Brown Thanksgiving—a celebration the kids will never forget!

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Dinner's Done, Now What? Ideas for Post-Thanksgiving Family Fun

WAYS TO GIVE THANKS

Hopefully Thanksgiving will not pass without doing this one all-important thing:
Giving thanks. Need some ideas on how to do it? Read these articles:

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How to Inspire Thankfulness in Kids

Family time activities during Thanksgiving
Practice Gratitude: 24 Ways to Give Thanks

FALL AND THANKSGIVING RECIPES

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Pumpkiny Goodness features Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bundt Cake and over a dozen more sweet and savory pumpkin recipes. 

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Mini Mason Jar Pies

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Fruit “Salad” Turkey


No time to bake? Here are San Diego's Favorite Pie Shops.

Find many more festive fall and Thanksgiving recipes, including tips for perfect pie crust, in Fall and Thanksgiving Recipes. 

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