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Thanksgiving Activities for Kids

Thanksgiving Kids Recipe

Mayflower Cucumber Dip
Thanksgiving Kids snack


Children will have fun creating a healthy snack.


  • Cucumber

  • Plain yogurt

  • Sour cream (optional)

  • Raisins or dried cranberries

  • Dip seasoning

  • Knife

  • Melon scooper

  • Wooden skewers

  • Red craft paper

  • Mayflower Sail Printouts

  • Scissors

  • Glue


Make your favorite yogurt or sour cream dip. Let your parent cut cucumber in half. Scoop out melon with melon scooper and cut into small pieces. Mix with yogurt dip and fill cucumber with it. Add some raisins or dried cranberries to the top.

Print sail pattern and cut out sails. Cut small slits into the sails as indicated on sails and push wooden skewer through the holes. Trace and cut flags out of red craft paper and glue to the top of wooden skewers to finish the masts. Push into the cucumber to finish your Mayflower.

This makes a great Thanksgiving snack and decoration. Serve with crackers.


Read a book about the Pilgrims and the Mayflower.

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Movement Activities

picture of Lilly jumping rope

Little Pilgrim
(Tune: Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star)

Little Pilgrim dressed
in gray
on that first Thanksgiving Day.

Little Indian dressed in brown,
Came to visit Plymouth Town,
They both came to eat and pray
on that first Thanksgiving Day.

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