Something about home decorations help make the holidays feel complete– that is, in addition to quality time spent with the family! We gave you recommendations for getting your home in the Halloween spirit and we’re back with some more ideas for Thanksgiving decorations! As you’re taking down jack-o-lanterns, ghoulish ghosts and the rest of your Halloween decorations, switch them out with some of these fall favorites.
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Hey, Jumpeez! Hopefully you’ve been enjoying the Halloween decorations all around JumpStart and have made your way through the Mummy Maze a time or two. Did you know that there are also ghoulishly delightful Threadz, Petz and Ridez as well? Continue reading to learn more about our frightfully fun offerings!
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We hope you had a cozy and heartwarming Thanksgiving with your family yesterday! JumpStart has extended all the amazing Thanksgiving-themed features for just a few more days, so be sure to check it out before it ends!
Scavenger Hunt – hidden pieces of Thanksgiving icons are scattered around JumpStart, so be sure to find all the missing pieces before time runs out for a special prize!
Turkey Chase – these adorable poultries are not going to be around forever! Don’t miss out on a chance to tease the turkeys!
FunZones – the Mayflower is about to set sail for a new destination, and limited-time special entrances to Garden Defense and Shipwreck Lagoon are about to disappear. Check out these fun-filled FunZones before it disappears from JumpStart!
Petz, Ridez, and Threadz – the fashionable Native American and Pilgrim outfits can be reused for costume parties you have in your neighborhood. Special themed Ridez and Petz are here for a limited-time, so don’t forget to pick one up.
Soon, all the Thanksgiving-themed features will be replaced by winter specials! Be on the look out for this chilly-fun update, just in time for yet another holiday!
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Thanksgiving means many different things to families across the country. How will you be celebrating this historic American holiday? Whether you are enjoying a feast with your family or embarking on other festive traditions, you won’t want to miss out on all the amazing seasonal specials that Frankie and friends have incorporated into JumpStart for the season.
When you’ve got the time, don’t forget to celebrate with your in-world friends or find the perfect JumpStart holiday features and resources to enjoy with your family. From worksheets to crafts and everything in between, let us know how you are giving thanks during this time of year!
Thanksgiving is a time of year for family, friends, and delicious foods. How do you and your loved ones mark this annual holiday? Traditions vary across the nation, making each family’s festive feast unique and special. This year, take the time to teach your kids the importance of family, by telling your family’s Thanksgiving tale and sharing your favorite Thanksgiving traditions. Make the fall holiday experience more memorable for your little learners by creating a Thanksgiving themed story telling activity for them to complete!
To turn your Thanksgiving gathering into an opportunity for interactive learning, here is a fun story telling activity that you can use as the starting point for your activity! Just have your little learners fill in each of the blanks to start telling their holiday tale –
Today, my family celebrated Thanksgiving at ______________ (Noun). I was so excited to see ______________ (Noun). We ate all kinds of _______________ (Adjective) foods. I sat next to __________ (Noun) and ______________ (Noun). We talked about _____________ (Noun). Everyone had a _____________ (Adjective) time, while we were together. When we weren’t eating, we _________________ (Verb) and _____________ (Verb). It was ___________ (Adjective)! I’m so ____________ (Adverb) to do it all over again, next year.
Use this quick and easy template or create a unique take of your own to try out!
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