One of the best things to do during the holidays is to sit with your loved ones, and watch movies. For Thanksgiving, why not gather your family and watch Thanksgiving movies for kids? We have the six best Thanksgiving movies of all time for families.
The perfect way to spend Thanksgiving is to indulge in various foods, express your gratitude, have a second helping of dinner, catch up with family and friends, and maybe sneak in that third plate.
Thanksgiving is a day where people express their appreciation for everything they have in life, including family and friends who play an important part in their lives.
What do you normally do after a delicious Thanksgiving dinner? If you can’t get yourself moving, why not ride out your food coma with your family, and watch Thanksgiving movies for kids to enjoy?
When relaxing with your family, you need some movies that everyone can enjoy, and addst o the festive spirit. We have compiled a a list of some of the best Thanksgiving movies for kids that you can watch this Thanksgiving and enjoy with your whole family.
Free Birds (2013)
The all-star cast for this animated film includes Owen Wilson, Amy Poehler, Woody Harrelson, and George Takei (to name a few), and circles around a flock of turkeys. After Reggie (Owen Wilson) discovers that his friends are being fattened up to be eaten for Thanksgiving, he teams up Jake (Woody Harrelson), a turkey from the other side of the track, to go back in time and get turkeys off of the Thanksgiving dinner menu.
Alvin and the Chipmunks: Alvin’s Thanksgiving Celebration (2008)
Who doesn’t like a good animated movie? Especially when it has our favorite chipmunks! Even if your kids have seen this movie before, it’s a great pick this Thanksgiving. A lot happens in the film; Dave gets married, and Alvin, Simon, and Theodore act in a play while discovering famous moments in the U.S. history.
Winnie the Pooh: Seasons of Giving (1999)
When Thanksgiving comes around, you should not miss out on this flick. To make the perfect Thanksgiving dinner, Pooh, Tigger, and Piglet set out on an adventure in the Hundred Acre Wood to collect all the ingredients to whip up the perfect Thanksgiving dinner for the gang.
Garfield’s Thanksgiving (1989)
Everyone’s favorite lasagna-loving, Monday-hating, cat appears in this short Thanksgiving special. With Garfield forcing Jon to make a Thanksgiving dinner the day before the holiday, and that dinner going horribly wrong, kids are bound to love the film! Parents will love the Thanksgiving lessons sprinkled throughout the short movie, as well.
Curly Sue (1991)
This is the last film by director John Hughes is about a homeless man and his young cohort, who scam a wealthy woman in hopes of a warm meal. What they get instead, is a room to sleep in for the night. The two homeless scammers get to know each other a little better, and end the movie with a heartwarming message.
The heart-warming story of an immigrant family that settles in the United States is told through the patriarch of the family. He shows how important family is no matter how tough things might seem, having family at your side is all that matters. This film largely centers around Thanksgiving, and the meaning of the holiday.
Here are Some Other Movies Kids Can Enjoy Watching:
- Thanksgiving Family Reunion (2003)
- Mouse on the Mayflower (1968)
- The New World (2005)
- Pocahontas (1995)
- Addams Family Values (1993)
These are only some of the movies you can watch with your kids this Thanksgiving. So what are you waiting for? Grab that bowl of popcorn, your favorite snacks, and maybe a hot cup of chocolate, and get together with your family for a perfect way to end a perfect Thanksgiving.