Countdown to Thanksgiving: Memory Making Stories and Activities for 14 Days Leading up to Thanksgiving
Author: Amy Puetz
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Create Special Memories this Thanksgiving!
Do you long to make this Thanksgiving the best holiday you have ever had? Do you long to slow down and just enjoy Thanksgiving like our ancestors did? If you answered yes to either of these questions, then this wonderful book will brighten your family's Thanksgiving. Countdown to Thanksgiving has family friendly stories and activities for every day for two weeks leading up to Thanksgiving. Imagine your family reading a heart-warming Thanksgiving story each day and then participating in a fun activity together. This will be made simple for you with Countdown to Thanksgiving!
The book is broken up into daily sections. Each day has a story and an activity that will take about 30 to 45 minutes. Some of the stories included are: 'Helen's Thanksgiving' by Susan Coolidge; 'Why He Carried the Turkey' by James Baldwin; 'How Obadiah Brought About Thanksgiving' by Emily Hewitt Leland; 'The Mother of Thanksgiving' by Amy Puetz; 'A Mystery in the Kitchen' by Olive Thorne Miller; 'Squanto' by Mr. Blaisdell and Mr. Ball; 'The Story of Massasoit' by Robert Mackenzie; and 'Turning the Thanksgiving Tables' By Carolyn Sherwin Bailey. Most of the stories in this book were written in the 1800s and early 1900s. Some of the language may seem old fashioned, but this only adds to their charm! Many of these stories have not been reprinted since their first publication, and are just waiting to be rediscovered by a whole new generation.
Countdown to Thanksgiving will appeal to any age group, but children ages 6-14 will enjoy it the most. Each story can be used to teach important lessons to your children. Reading aloud as a family will open up wonderful opportunities for discussions and conversations. The activities include: Games, Crafts, Cooking, a Quiz, Thanksgiving Songs, etc. This book will help families grow closer together.
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