My last post had suggestions for teaching your kids about the true meaning of Thanksgiving. Here are a few activities I did with my kids every year to help them celebrate Thanksgiving in a way they could relate to:
My kids LOVED to dress up and act out the first Thanksgiving. We eventually bought Pilgrim and Indian costumes and the kids got hours of use from them. (My grandkids are still using them now). Kids retain information so much better when they can act it out and role play.
But if you don’t want to get the entire costume, here are some Pilgrim and Indian hats that are super easy to make:
DIY Indian Hat Kindergarten and Early Grades
(Taken from our Character Concepts for Preschoolers Mom’s Guide)