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Age Appropriate Thanksgiving Tasks


Ages 5-9:

  • Picking up toys and keeping family room tidy
  • Setting the table – download iMOM’s Table Setting Diagrams
  • Helping with holiday baking (stirring, decorating, etc.)
  • Folding napkins
  • Creating table decorations or centerpiece
  • Creating place cards
  • Preparing iMOM’s Give Thanks game

Ages 10-15:

  • Polishing silverware
  • Serving food
  • Clearing the table
  • Helping with cooking, baking and food prep
  • Taking out the trash
  • Peeling vegetables, simple food prep
  • Washing dishes
  • Vacuuming, cleaning, dusting
  • Yard work, raking leaves
  • Washing dishes
  • Planning activities for before/or after the meal

Ages 16-Adults:

  • Running errands, picking up last-minute ingredients
  • Cooking and overseeing kitchen helpers
  • Washing dishes
  • Ironing table linens
  • Preparing guest rooms
  • Babysitting or entertaining younger siblings

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