For everything comes from God alone. Everything lives by his power, and everything is for his glory. To him be glory evermore.
The Pilgrims acknowledged God as the One who had provided all things during their first year in their new land. Have fun making your children aware of the first Thanksgiving by acting it out with Indian headbands and Pilgrim hats. Click here for a coloring book you can download and print that gives a simple explanation of the first Thanksgiving. Talk about each page as you color.
The following sites have patterns for pilgrim hats and Indian headbands:
Encourage each family member to thank God for something; be ready with suggestions or even have pictures of things to be thankful for. Have a Happy Family Thanksgiving as you give thanks to the Giver of all things!!!