Thanksgiving can be such a busy day. With family, guests, and all the preparation required for a holiday feast, there is so much to think about and so much to do!
I’ve rounded up a collection of recipes and activities to help your holiday run smoothly. With easy breakfast ideas, quick midday snacks, and family friendly crafts and activities, you can spend your time focusing on the much anticipated meal.
With all the time you have to spend in the kitchen on Thanksgiving, Breakfast needs to be simple and quick. These breakfast ideas will save you time and get the day off to a good start. In fact, most of these recipes can be put together the night before so you don’t have to think about breakfast at all on Thanksgiving.
Carmel Pecan Pumpkin French Toast Muffin Cups | Good Life Eats
Baked Eggs with Kale and Sausage | Good Life Eats
Homemade Fruit on the Bottom Yogurt Cups | The Kitchn
Whole Grain Banana Nut Muffins | Some the Wiser
Vanilla Cinnamon Slow Cooker Breakfast Porridge | The Culinary Life
Appetizers and Snacks
At our house, we skip lunch on Thanksgiving and just snack in between breakfast and dinner. These delicious, simple snacks will keep hunger at bay during the day but keep everyone focusing on the big meal ahead.
Rosemary Parmesan Cheese Straws | Good Life Eats
Queso Blanco Dip | Cooking Classy
Baked Brie with Cranberry Sauce and Walnuts | Simple Bites
Pomegranate Winter Salsa | Good Life Eats
Roasted Red Pepper Hummus | Good Life Eats
Mini Babybel Turkey CHeese Snacks | Living Locurto
Crafts and Activities
While the adults are in the kitchen, the kids can keep busy with these fun crafts, books, and games.
Wall Football | Spoonful
Turkey Writing Activity | Lesson Plan Diva
Thanksgiving Books to Read | KC Edventures
Pilgrim Paper Dolls | Creative Connections
Turkey Feathers Printable Game | The Idea Room
What are your favorite Thanksgiving Day traditions?