Thanksgiving is a fun and exciting holiday but it can also get a little boring for the kids. After a couple of days they run out of things to do and they usually start missing their friends. It’s up to the parents to find ways to keep kids happy and entertained. When the kids are occupied, everyone is happier and the holidays are a little less stressful.
Here are 3 ways to keep the kids occupied during Thanksgiving holiday:
1. Arts and craft projects – This is one of the best ways to keep the kids entertained while home for the holidays. There are so many different options that include making holiday decorations, cards, and special Christmas gifts.
2. Baking cookies and other goodies – Everyone should learn how to cook and what better way to teach your kids than by baking cookies, pies and other delicious foods during the Thanksgiving break. Kids love helping you in the kitchen, it’s a great learning experience and then you get to enjoy all the great food you made as an added bonus.
3. Play indoor games – It may be too cold to go outside but that doesn’t mean the games have to end. Some of your options include board games, hide and seek, obstacle courses, fort building, scavenger hunts, Simon says and bean bag tossing games.
Use these tips to keep the kids busy while you’re preparing dinner and taking care of other important business throughout the holiday season.