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Materials Needed

  • a handkerchief or bandana
  • This is a fun game for kids and adults that does not have a winner but is a great way to remind people of the meaning of Thanksgiving.


    To start the game have your guests stand in a circle. Give someone the Thankerchief(which is actually a handkerchief or bandana) and the guests start passing it around as fast as they are able while chanting:

    Thankerchief, thankerchief, around you go,
    Where you’ll stop, nobody knows,
    But when you do, someone must say,
    What they are thankful for this day.

    When you come to the end of the poem the person holding the thankerchief shares with the group one thing that they are thankful for on Thanksgiving. Start the game over and continue playing until everyone has had a chance.