family activity for thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Time Capsule

Teaching young children about being thankful, an abstract concept, can be tricky. Creating a Thanksgiving time capsule is a good way to work on these concepts together and involving the whole family is a great way to model thankfulness as well.

A-MAZE-ING Letter Maze

A-MAZE-ING Letter Maze

Help your child learn her letters with letter mazes. Tape a maze to the floor and connect the letters from beginning to end. Its great for letter recognition!

Monster Swamp Sensory Bin

Monster Swamp Sensory Bin

This monster swamp sensory bin is filled with different textures, objects to sort and count, and is just gross enough to delight your kids.

Learning About Trees

Let’s Learn About Trees (Video)

In this episode, trail guide Teresa D’Anna offers parents tips and tricks for teaching kids about trees while we’re out on the trail.