Giving Thanks: 6 Thanksgiving Traditions to Start this Year

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Create a Thankful Tablecloth

A plain white tablecloth can make for an elegant table setting for Thanksgiving dinner, but it can also translate to a cool tradition that you can use year after year. Purchase an inexpensive white tablecloth to fit your Thanksgiving table. Then, buy a number of fabric markers, which you can find at a craft store. As you sit down to eat, ask your child—and all of your guests—to write one thing they're thankful for this year on the tablecloth. Year after year, your family can add to the tablecloth and reminisce about past years each time the tablecloth is brought out and laid across the table.