Fun family activities for Thanksgiving Day

Celebrating Thanksgiving with Puttisu

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! 

We're sure that all of you moms out there have your recipes ready by now for this special day. Thanksgiving started back in 1621 when the Pilgrims gathered together to celebrate their first harvest. It was in 1863 that President Abraham Lincoln declared it a national holiday. 

Then, in 1942 President Franklin Roosevelt established the fourth Thursday in November as Thanksgiving day. The typical Thanksgiving meal usually consists of bread stuffing, potatoes, cranberries, pumpkin pie, and don't forget the turkey! This year, Thanksgiving falls on November 24th. So gather your loved ones around and enjoy this delicious holiday!

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it's time to start thinking about what you'll do with your family on this fun-filled day. To make things more interesting and exciting for everyone in attendance (including yourself!), why not try out one or two of these awesome activities? We've got six ideas that are guaranteed to keep them entertained and to provide memories they'll cherish forever!

  1. Costume Dress-up play

Costume Dress-up play is always a lot of fun for kids. They can pretend to be anyone they want and use fun cosmetics to complete their look. Our safe and child-friendly Puttisu products make it easy and fun for them to get creative. They'll love playing dress-up with our products, from lip crayons to colorful nail polish. You can find all our products here.

  1. Describe a photo activity

One of Puttisu’s favorite activities has to be the family photograph album. Which is a great way to come together as a family and look at some old photos. Discuss the memories associated with them. This is a great way to start the day and get everyone talking. It can be entertaining for young and old alike to reminisce about special family memories and events.

  1. Thanksgiving Thank You Cards

Making Thanksgiving Thank You Cards is a great way to show your family how much you appreciate them. It's also a fun way to show your creativity! Write a thank you message and a little note on each card. This will definitely make everyone's day!

  1. Thanksgiving Bingo

Who wouldn't love a classic Bingo game? Easily print out Thanksgiving-themed cards and enjoy playing a few rounds of bingo with your family. This is also an easy game for your little ones to be entertained, so you can focus on the feast.

  1. Thanksgiving Hunt

If you plan to celebrate Thanksgiving outdoors, you can set up a scavenger hunt with holiday-inspired items that you can hide around the house. You can also arrange teams to make the search more exciting!

  1. Family Feud game

There's no doubt that everyone knows the infamous Family Feud game. Why not try it out this year for your family's Thanksgiving activity? With a bit of planning and crafting, this will be an activity that will surely make this holiday a memorable one.

The game is simple to play. One person is designated as the host, and they will ask a question from the survey list. The family members will then have a chance to buzz in and answer the question. If they are correct, they earn points for their team. The team with the most points at the end of the game wins!

You can download the survey questions for free online or come up with your own questions. Be sure to make the questions appropriate for your family. For example, you may want to avoid questions that are too personal or could lead to arguments.

This is a fun game that the whole family can enjoy. It's a great way to get everyone involved and laughing together. So why not give it a try this Thanksgiving?


These six activities will help you plan your fun Thanksgiving holiday this year.

What's more important is we spend this special day with our loved ones. Let's remember the true meaning of Thanksgiving and why we are celebrating it. But remember to celebrate Thanksgiving Day with Puttisu!

November 23, 2022

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