10 Creative Ways to Give Thanks on Thanksgiving Day:
Here are 10 simple yet creative Thanksgiving ideas to help you and your family express thanks to God on Thanksgiving Day.
Idea #1 - A Thanksgiving Story:
Set aside a few moments on Thanksgiving Day to sit down and read a Thanksgiving story. You can read it alone or together with your family.
• Suggested Thanksgiving Books and Stories
Idea #2 - A Thanksgiving Poem or Prayer:
Take on the family project of writing a Thanksgiving poem or prayer together.
• Sample Thanksgiving Poems and Prayers
Idea #3 - A Thanksgiving Bible Verse:
Ask each family member to read a favorite Bible verse before the Thanksgiving meal.
Idea #4 - A Thanksgiving Memory:
During Thanksgiving dinner, ask each family member to share a favorite Thanksgiving memory.
Idea #5 - Thanksgiving Communion:
Plan a time of family Communion on Thanksgiving to give thanks by remembering Christ's life, death and resurrection.
Idea #6 - A Thanksgiving Blessing:
Invite a widow, single person or someone who is lonely to share in your family Thanksgiving meal.
Idea #7 - A Thanksgiving Day Parade or Play:
Put on your own Thanksgiving Day parade or "pilgrim play" with family, friends and neighbors.
Idea #8 - A Thanksgiving Offering:
Prepare a Thanksgiving offering to give to a needy family or one of your favorite charities.
Idea #10 - A Thanksgiving Football Game:
Plan a neighborhood football game for Thanksgiving weekend.