Fun Thanksgiving Websites

By: Kitty Capelle
By: Kitty Capelle

Here are a few websites that you can use to learn more about this holiday.

Thanksgiving Interactive: You are the Historian 

From the website: “In this fun, award-winning activity, kids take on the role of “history detectives” to investigate what really happened at the famous 1621 celebration. (Hint: It was a lot more than just a feast!) Along the way, they’ll read a letter written by an eyewitness to the event, learn about Wampanoag traditions of giving thanks, and visit Pilgrim Mary Allerton’s home. As a final activity, kids can design and print their own Thanksgiving exhibit panel.”

Smithsonian Page on Thanksgiving 

Here you can read the history of Thanksgiving, President George Washington's proclamation about the holiday and click through artwork.

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