Let the celebration of Thanksgiving begin!

The First Thanksgiving at Plymouth By Jennie A. Brownscombe (1914)

  The First Thanksgiving at Plymouth By Jennie A. Brownscombe (1914)

Read this Article: What Will Your Child Learn About Thanksgiving in School?

Where’s the Party? Is Thanksgiving Fading From the Public School Curriculum?

Watch this Video:  What Can You do to Help Your Child?

Teach Your Child About Thanksgiving!

The Pilgrims & The Wampanoag: Documents, Records. and Images 

What do we know about the Pilgrims, the Wampanoag, and the interaction that took place between them? 

The Mayflower Compact

Good News from New England by Edward Winslow

Life of the Pilgrims as Described by William Bradford in 1620 and Edward Winslow in 1621

The Treaty between the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag

The Feast of Thanksgiving that took place between the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag as described by Edward Winslow and William Bradford.

Images related to the Pilgrims and Native Americans

Thanksgiving Proclamations:

Why were proclamations of thanksgiving issued in the Colonial and Founding Periods? What type of Thanksgiving Proclamations were issued by George Washington and Abraham Lincoln?

George Washington’s National Thanksgiving Day Proclamation (October 3, 1789)

Abraham Lincoln’s Proclamations of Thanksgiving and Praise

Thanksgiving Proclamations of the Colonial and Founding Period

Congressional Request for a Day of Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving as a Federal Holiday

How did thanksgiving proclamations evolve to become a Federal holiday?

Descriptions and Images of Thanksgiving Celebrations of the past:

How was Thanksgiving celebrated in the past?

Poems and songs about or of Thanksgiving

Celebrations of Thanksgiving

Games and Products Related to Thanksgiving: Don’t forget to play Thanksgiving Bingo with your family and friends!


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Here is my own Thanksgiving Gratitude List. Enjoy!

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