Gobble up these Thanksgiving children’s books, perfect for the young reader. From turkeys to fall, your kids will enjoy reading about Thanksgiving.
Every year, my kids bring home Thanksgiving crafts from school, like a wreath all about gratitude or the ubiquitous “hand” turkey. They’ve put on classroom shows where they sing about turkeys and learn cute dance moves.
But behind all the festivities and fanfare, the food and the fun, is the immense feeling of gratitude for all we have. We celebrate our harvests, both literal and figurative. We remember our blessings from the year, from the big ones that made a significant mark to the little ones that went unnoticed.
And Thanksgiving is a time when we can imagine what collaboration, not colonization, can look like. Given the country’s painful history, this is one of the few moments when we can celebrate what giving and receiving truly can be.
While Thanksgiving might look different this year, I’m certain we’ll find ways to celebrate the holiday. For instance, one simple way to learn more about Thanksgiving is with children’s books.
These Thanksgiving children’s books are perfect for young kids, from toddlers to early elementary, and make for a fun way to tie in the holiday. Many share the origin story of Thanksgiving, while others depict the traditions we’ve since passed on.
I hope you and your kids will enjoy these Thanksgiving children’s books, perfect for the holiday:
Thanksgiving children’s books
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