Of course, the food is the main event on Thanksgiving, but when your extended crew gets together for the holiday you’re going to want to find some fun things to together to pass the hours until it’s time to carve the turkey and pass the pumpkin pie. When the shops aren’t open and there’s nowhere to go, watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade in NYC or hosting a friendly game of touch football are classic Thanksgiving Day activities. But if you’re looking to start a new Thanksgiving tradition this year, we’ve compiled a list of special things to do on Turkey Day that the whole family will love. Adults, preschoolers, and high school students alike will love these Thanksgiving games and activities that can be enjoyed before or after Thanksgiving dinner. Because on occasions when there is built-in entertainment, the laughs seem louder and the memories more plentiful. But even if your family isn’t into elaborate themes, there’s something fun to do on this list that will make Thanksgiving 2020 the most fun one yet.
Thanksgiving movie marathon Football who? This year, get everyone on the couch to watch your favorite Thanksgiving movies — who can say no to another viewing of A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving?
Craft A Family Tree What better time to put together a comprehensive family tree than when the whole family is together? Using everyone’s fingerprints will make it even more meaningful. Use red and orange ink to give this craft a seasonal spin.
Gratitude Game. A twist on giving thanks that you can use to keep the conversation at dinner going: The first person must say something they are grateful for that begins with the letter A, the next gets B, and so on