40+ Best Thanksgiving Games to Play Before (and After!) the Big Dinner
But if your crew is the competitive type, you're going to want to add a few Thanksgiving games to the agenda. After all, they're a great way to make memories with the people you care about the most. Ree Drummond has one in mind that sounds so sweet: "Start a new around-the-table tradition of vocalizing things you're thankful for," she says. "You can even turn it into a game by following the alphabet and seeing how far you can get."
For more fun ideas, check out this list of the best DIY Thanksgiving games for kids and adults to play before and after the big feast. Family bowling contests, counting challenges, and conversation starters are included. There are even some games that double as Thanksgiving decorations!
Some of these Thanksgiving activities should be played outside, some indoors. Some are twists on old favorites, and some are entirely new. But no matter how different these family Thanksgiving games are, they have a couple things in common. They're all easy to play, and even easier for everyone to enjoy. In fact, they're so much fun, they might even turn out to be the highlight of the holiday—besides the food, of course!
Play a round of the best Thanksgiving games with your whole family. There's themed Pictionary, as well as turkey bowling, turkey tag, and more!