13 Thanksgiving Games That'll Keep Your Little Turkeys Busy

Time to break out the red and orange felt, ladies and gentlemen.

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Pumpkin smashes, an at-home Macy's Day Parade, and backyard Quidditch — this array of games is here to save you when you're busy basting the turkey with one hand and wrangling a house full of kids with the other. Whether they're played before or after the big meal, they're a great way for your loved ones to bond on Thanksgiving.

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AMAZON
Thanksgiving Bingo
amazon.com
$29.99

Just make sure you've got a good prize ready for the winner — taking home extra leftovers, maybe? 

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AMAZON
Thanksgiving Photo Booth Props
amazon.com
$10.99

Here's a fun way to remember this year's Turkey Day — take dozens of pictures with these hilarious props. 

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Favors & Stuff
Printable Thanksgiving Games
etsy.com
$14.00

You'll have a whole night's worth of activities with these printable games!

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Somewhat Simple
Thanksgiving Pictionary

Technically a craft and a game, this holiday-themed will keep 'em busy for twice as long.

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Mom Inspired Life
Feed the Turkey

Reinforce youngins' counting skills by feeding a brown paper bag turkey acorns.


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Design Improvised
Mini Macy's Day Parade

Fire up the parade on TV and then have one at home by blowing up mini floats like this feathered turkey balloon.


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B-Inspired Mama
Pumpkin Chuck

The secret to this tossing game? Wrapping whole rolls of toilet paper in orange felt.


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Delia Creates
Pumpkin Patch Stomp

Get the whole family up and moving to burn off those mashed potatoes post meal.


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Housewife Eclectic
Muggle Quidditch

Since will most likely happen through the whole long weekend, get a jump on the fandom with a game of broomless backyard Quidditch.


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Julep
Colorful Candy Cornucopia

It isn't a game, but this colorful craft will keep kids just as occupied — although, seeing how long folk last before polishing off all the cornucopia candy might count as the game component.


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Kid Friendly Things To Do
Stuff The Turkey

With a few twists, a large paper bag becomes a turkey — perfect for throwing balls of "stuffing" into!


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Hostess With The Mostess
Stuffed Glove Turkey Puppet Show

Transform your old winter gloves into turkey props for a post-meal puppet show.



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The Seasoned Mom
Turkey Bowling

Bonus points if you bowl with .


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WATCH: How to Fold a Turkey Napkin

Because setting the Thanksgiving table is just as important as keeping everyone entertained while dinner's cooking.

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