Happy Thanksgiving! Before turning to Peanut and Jocko working blue on Thanksgiving ... a few wholesome chuckles with mentioning the words: poo, pee, poo, aaahh, ahhh.
What did the turkey say before it was roasted?
Boy! I'm stuffed!
Can a turkey jump higher than the Empire State Building?
Yes - a building can't jump at all
What do you get when you cross a turkey with an octopus?
Enough drumsticks for Thanksgiving
How can you make a turkey float?
You need 2 scoops of ice cream, some root beer, and a turkey
What kind of music did the Pilgrims like?
Which side of the turkey has the most feathers?
Why did they let the turkey join the band?
Because he had the drumsticks
Why did the police arrest the turkey?
They suspected it of fowl play
Where did the first corn come from?
The stalk brought it
What has feathers and webbed feet?
A turkey wearing scuba gear
Gobble Up Some Thanksgiving History
Learn all about Thanksgiving, the Pilgrims and Native Americans with these sites Feed your brain with more Thanksgiving History
Mayflower Web Pages - Includes lists of the original passengers, inventory lists, and historical facts. This page impresses the realism of the event on visitors.
Take a virtual tour of Plimoth Plantation
Learn about the Wampanoag Indians at the Children's Museum of Boston, includes teaching ideas
The White House by The President of the United States of America A Proclamation Thanksgiving Day, 1999 An address by President Clinton.
Kid Info References for kids. They even have a list of Mayflower Passengers from 1620. Incredible!
Encarta Reference An encyclopedic look at Thanksgiving day. Customs and symbols, origins, and a look at the traditional American Thanksgiving.
The First Thanksgiving Proclamation - June 29, 1676 became the first official Thanksgiving with this proclamation made in Charlestown, Massachusetts by the town council.
Continental Congress Thanksgiving Proclamation 1782
Washington's 1789 Thanksgiving Proclamation - Our first president carried on the traditional yearly feasting by recommending the celebration to the American people.
Abraham Lincoln's Thanksgiving Proclamation - It is hard to believe, but Thanksgiving wasn't established as a national holiday until the American Civil War era! Read the president's speech to find out why this was such an historic moment.