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What Thanksgiving means to kids

Discover what children truly think of the holiday
With very distinct and different visions of what Thanksgiving will be like at their homes and how they will spend the day, a group of 5 and 6-year-olds at Little Best Friends Christian Childcare Center pondered the meaning of the holiday and what they will do with their day at home.
While they couldn’t decide on many things they all shared the same excitement to divulge with each other what they would be doing on Thanksgiving Day.
Ennis Daily News: What kinds of food will you be eating for Thanksgiving?
Roszlyn Binford: I will be eating turkey that my mommy makes and some pumpkin pie.
Jordan Koscielniak: I will be eating turkey and ham. We have ham too because turkey tastes like chicken.
Jennifer Guest: I will have some turkey and pumpkin pie with ice cream.
Grace Agnew: I will have turkey and some pie but I don’t think I will eat pumpkin pie.
Cooper Howell: I will have turkey and pumpkin pie because I like that.

EDN: What are you thankful for this year?
RB: I am thankful for my family and baby brother, Jackson.
JK: I am thankful for both of my grandmas. Sometimes one lives with us and I like that.
JG: I am thankful for my puppy and kitty. I miss my brown dog though.
GA: I am thankful for my family and friends.
CH: I am thankful for my family and friends.

EDN: What will you do on Thanksgiving besides eat turkey?
RB: I will play outside with all my cousins except one because she lives far away.
JK: I am going to play outside with my friends and watch football.
JG: I am going to play with my friends except one because he is mean to me.
GA: I am going to play outside if it’s not too cold.
CH: I am going to play with my family and watch football with my dad.

EDN: Where do you think the turkey comes from that you eat at Thanksgiving?
RB: I think my mommy buys it at the store, but I used to think we had to go hunting to get one.
JK: I think my dad goes hunting and shoots one so we can eat it at Thanksgiving.
JG: I think we get it at the store because it is cold when it comes home.
GA: I think it comes from the store, but I think a long time ago we used to go hunting to get one.
CH: I think my mommy buys it at the store and cooks it at our house.

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