Thanksgiving Day Parade & More: Your 5 MacKID Event Picks This Week

All your family fun Nov. 22-28

By Macaroni KID November 20, 2023

From Thanksgiving parades to DIY workshops, there's something for everyone to discover this week in our MacKID picks! Take a break from the turkey prep and find some family fun.

 Here are five events that promise to capture your child's curiosity and broaden their horizons this week:

1. STEAM Your Way Through the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Turn on the TV and keep the kids out of trouble while waiting for the big turkey dinner. Go beyond just watching and get involved with activities that'll bring the parade to life. Nov. 23

2. Dive Deep Into Ocean Currents

Avoid the mall and head under the sea instead to learn all about ocean currents and participate in a science activity. Nov. 24

3. Design a Penguin Photo Ornament

Grab the hammers and get out of the house for a DIY workshop at Home Depot. This month kids can create a photo ornament perfect for giving Grandma. The kids stay busy, and you're one gift closer to finishing your list. Well done. Nov. 25

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4. Learn About the Science of Lightning

Weather watchers will love this virtual workshop all about the science of storms. This STEM event is guaranteed to leave them thunderstruck. Nov. 26

5. Build Something! Learn to Create with Cardboard

Join bestselling author Kim Smith for a read-aloud of the book BOXITECTS. Then hit up the recycle bin, grab some cardboard, and start creating your own crafty box project. Nov. 28