Monday, October 1, 2012

Gobbledy Gobbledy Good Thanksgiving Ideas!

Here are a few more gobbledy-good ideas for your Thanksgiving celebration.

Autumn Colour Turkey:

As the air holds a little more crispness the leaves are starting to change. Take the family on a nature walk and collect some colourful leaves. The kids can get crafty making this turkey while you prepare dinner.

Paper and leaf Turkey craft
Image & Idea:  Baby Center

Caramel Apple Turkey:

How adorable is this? As an afternoon snack following a game of football with the family or as a kid friendly dessert, this turkey will win over the crowd.

Turkey apples and caramel snack
Image: Indulgy

Turkey Crayon Holder:

We all know some kids find formal (or informal for that matter) dinners looooonnnnnggggg. This is such an adorable way to provide something for the kids to do before/during/after dinner.

Turkey tabletop crayon holder
Image & Idea: Shindig Parties to Go

Print out a colouring page and use it as a place mat and you have the perfect place setting for kids of all ages. Shindig Parties to Go has an amazing FREE download that includes Thanksgiving colouring pages, centrepieces, cup wrappers, "I'm so thankful for" templates and of course the template for this adorable crayon turkey.

Turkey Cookies:

These look so simple to make. They even started with a package of refrigerated cookie dough.

Turkey cookies
Image: Blessed Mom


•  Refrigerated sugar cookies
•  Chocolate frosting
•  Orange decorating icing
•  Candy corn
•  Black decorating gel
•  Miniature candy-coated chocolate baking bits or mini m&m's


For complete directions visit Blessed Mom but you can pretty much figure it out from the picture.

Turkey Cupcakes:

And don't forget this simple idea for your Thanksgiving dessert.  Have the kids decorate their own and see how creative your rafter of turkeys (did you know that's what you call a group of turkeys) can be.  For full instructions, click here.

Turkey cupcakes

I hope this has provided some more Gobbledy Good inspiration for your Thanksgiving dinner!

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