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20 Thanksgiving Ideas for Kids

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Thanksgiving is a time for family, food, and fun. Whether it's cousins, nieces or nephews, or your own children, kids are nearly always present at Thanksgiving celebrations. Since kids can sometimes be picky eaters, planning a couple of dishes that everyone is sure to enjoy is an important element of planning a successful gluten free Thanksgiving menu. We collected an assortment of kid-friendly, healthy Thanksgiving recipes that will ensure your family will remember the holiday for years to come. Be it a snack, dinner, or dessert, we've got your bases covered.

Having a pre- or post-meal activity planned for small kids is a great way to keep them occupied (and out of the kitchen). Creating a decoration for the house with your younger guests is a great way to initiate family bonding time. You might be surprised at how much fun these Thanksgiving projects for kids can be for adults! Our friends at AllFreeKidsCrafts.com have shared some of their top Thanksgiving kids crafts so that your family can have a picture perfect Thanksgiving celebration.

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Thanksgiving Dinner Ideas

Not all dinners on Thanksgiving have to turkey. Shake things up a bit this year and create new traditions with some of these awesome Thanksgiving dinner ideas. There are even some delicious gluten free vegetarian dishes that will help make the dinner special for everyone who is joining you.

 

Quinoa Stuffed Squash

 

Quinoa Stuffed Acorn Squash (pictured above)

Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

Carrot, Parsnip, and Red Lentil Soup

Sweet Potato Casserole

Turkey Pot Pie

Turkey Meatballs

 

Best Thanksgiving Side Dishes for Kids

The turkey may be the star on Thanksgiving, but the side dishes definitely steal the show. These amazingly tasty gluten free side dish recipes will have everyone reaching for seconds and thirds.

Baked Sweet Potato Fries

 

Vegan Mozzarella Sticks

Spiced Sweet Potato and Leek Cakes

Baked Sweet Potato Fries (pictured above)

Family-Favorite Green Bean Casserole

Grandma's Favorite Mashed Potatoes

 

Thanksgiving Dessert Ideas

When all is said and done at Thanksgiving dinner, no matter how much food you piled onto your plate, there is always enough room in your stomach for some dessert. Make the most out of your Thanksgiving dinner this year with some amazing gluten free Thanksgiving dessert ideas. They will all be well worth the stomach ache later.

 

Raw Hazelnut Chocolate Brownies

 

Pumpkin and Spice Cake

Raw Hazelnut and Chocolate Brownies (pictured above)

Pumpkin Ice Cream

3 Minute Raw Caramel Apples

Chewy Pumpkin Cookies

 

Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids

Kid Made Mayflower Basket

 

Kid Made Mayflower Basket

Turkey Toss Bean Bag Game

Thanksgiving Dinner Boredome Busters

Family Handprint Turkey

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