Gobble, gobble. These little turkey guys come together really quickly, are cheap, and require very little Mom-help, so a slam dunk in my book, especially around this time of year. Who has time for fussy projects?! I did this today with the 5 and 2 year old and good times were had by all. Supplies All you need are a few basics: large popsicle sticks, feathers, googly eyes, Elmer's glue, and a red and orange marker. Feel free to improvise with whatever you have on hand though.
Three year olds give the best prayers. I love listening to all the things they're grateful for: the fork in front of them, their bed, the fly on the window, their socks, their beautiful headband, the grass, a pencil. They name any and everything. It's equal parts hilarious and sweet. What a better life I would live if I could be thankful for everything I interact with! This Thanksgiving activity is an oldie but a goodie and embraces that idea of gratitude for everything: writ
I love Thanksgiving. It's a humble holiday, sandwiched between the glamorous Halloween and Christmas. It gets glossed over, poor thing! I have I-won't-tell-you-how-many boxes of both Halloween and Christmas decorations and poor Thanksgiving shares her box with like 3 other neglected holidays. I just really love this day where we focus on the great abundance we have. That and eating delicious food: stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, rolls... Rolls. That's why we're here today.