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11 Awesome Family Activities for Thanksgiving Day

by Erin Dower

Looking for a fun way to spend Thanksgiving Day, or want to start some meaningful Turkey Day traditions? This mix of kid-friendly indoor and outdoor activities will bring your family closer together in the true spirit of the holiday.

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Watch the Parade


Families have enjoyed watching the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on TV since 1948 (and the parade was first held in 1924). Watching giant balloons, floats, and marching bands roll through the streets of New York City with your kids is a cozy and magical way to start the holiday. Make it even more fun by printing out our Thanksgiving parade bingo game!

Next: Do a "Turkey Trot" Run or Walk

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