It's hard to believe that Thanksgiving Day is just around the corner. As your family prepares for the holiday, here are several ideas to help you accomplish last-minute preparations, as well as a few tips to make the activities educational for distance learners.
Recipes – This list of 15 recipes provides options for delectable salads, side dishes, or desserts to spice up your table. Each recipe takes less than an hour to complete. Take your distance learner on a grocery shopping spree and add a bit of math to the equation in the kitchen for an educational Thanksgiving feast.
Centerpiece ideas – Discuss the history of Thanksgiving with your student as you create crafty centerpieces for your dinner table. As you discuss the origin of Thanksgiving, encourage each family member to share what they are thankful for this year.
Table setting tips – The holidays are a great time for students to learn household skills such as table setting. This article provides tips for settings that range from basic to fancy sit-down dinners. Set your table according to your family's style and tuck the other ideas away for another holiday or family get-together.
If you're in need of additional creative ideas as you prepare for the holidays, Pinterest is a great resource for both educational and last-minute Thanksgiving ideas. For those who are prepared this holiday season, consider sharing your recipes and creations with others via sites like Pinterest.
What are your last-minute holiday preparation tips?