New York Thanksgiving
Everyone loves a parade. Not many come close to the excitement of New York City's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Check out Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Web site, a great place to be a part of the holiday magic. Follow the giant turkey float to www.nyctourist.com/macys_menu.htm. You'll get the 70-year history on this terrific event, including the first balloon appearances of Felix the Cat and Bullwinkle the Moose. Youšll also view great photos from last year's parade, including clowns, marching bands, Rugrats and an inflatable version of Big Bird. And just in case you can make it to this fall's parade, the site has a great maps section, including tips on where to get the best view of the action. It's time to cheer on the Thanksgiving floats in the Big Apple! (Disclaimer: This site now contains advertisements.)

It's Turkey Time!

Between family, food and football, Thanksgiving is a tradition we all love. At An American Thanksgiving, you'll get the lowdown and history on this special holiday. Join the pilgrims and set sail for www.night.net/thanksgiving. You'll take part in the first Thanksgiving proclamation-as well as turkey-day proclamations from George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. Along the way, you'll check in with the Mayflower Compact, the Peace Treaty with Massasoit, and popular Thanksgiving graces and psalms. A Thanksgiving Fun section has plenty of stories, songs, poetry and coloring pictures. You'll also find games such as corn pitching and cranberry stringing. Don't forget to take part in the cool turkey hunt! An American Thanksgiving is your online home for the holidays. Pass the pumpkin pie!(This site is no longer available.)

Thanksgiving Fun and Games
You'll probably never get tired of one Thanksgiving tradition--gobbling down lots of great food! But why not create a new tradition at Kid's Domain? Flock to a nest full of great Thanksgiving holiday ideas at www.kidsdomain.com/holiday/thanks/index.html. Get inspired first by reading Turkey Tales, including the legend of that first holiday bird, "Juicy Jack Patrick," or the silly Thanksgiving story from the Wild West, "Lonesome Turkey." Once you've got turkey on the brain, let yourself loose on the rest of the holiday fun: Decorate the house with kooky crafts, make some turkey-shaped snacks, or send a cyber-Thanksgiving card. There's a cornucopia of fun to gobble up. Don't forget to go back for seconds! (This site is no longer available.)

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