Telling Kids About The Importance Of Thanking And Thanksgiving Day In the United States of America and Canada, this festival is deemed as a harvest festival and so is an important unit of their annual holiday calendar. A majority of holidays in the U.S. are either pertaining to Christian festivities or are noteworthy political holidays. Thanksgiving is one of those celebrations which irrespective of having brought by European people in the nation rose with the American mainland. It is the time for family members to unite and celebrate the moment with each other by wishing and strengthening their bonds. First of all, the great Lord is thanked and then the members for having shown support at every step. Although adults of the house very well understand what significance this time holds for them but what about kids? They as well need to be taught about the core message that the festival gives to all. Importance of the two wonderful words â€˜Thank Youâ€™- These tell kids to feel grateful for everything they have in their lives. This is a way which instills stern faith and a sense of satisfaction in them. Also, along with this, they come to understand that discipline and belief in the old traditions help in keeping the customs intact and alive. This could be the right time for adults in the family to let them know how they faced hardships and with belief in the best they overcame the odds and the ones who remained with them no matter what were the true people who deserved to be thanked. This would likely improve the bonding between kids and parents and help them build a strong trust in each other. Other than that, the kids could as well be told about the history and reasons behind celebrating this festival. Let them know about important events that took place pertaining to the festivity. All of this would give a vivid idea of why and how the occasion is celebrated and would as well instill in them a sense of responsibility so that they too carry on the tradition the way it should be. So, it could be a good mix of fun, learning and thanking activity that creates memories that would last forever. Thanksgiving cards are also of great importance on this special occasion.