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Record, Reporter A World For Kids Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2001 SC eresting facts to know about Thanksgiving ClaWing and fasting (not eating any- sasoit, the most important vest feast created during the think of pilgrims, thing). Their days oftharLks- sachem among the 19th century showed a vio- or tall giving would have been held Wampanoag American Indi- lent confrontation between clothes, any time that they felt an ex- an people, colonists and Native Ameri- tra day of The now fa- cans. This was because, dur- didn't al- thanks mous 1621 ing that time, there were still and was event lots of wars between white ;hoes called had people and Indians in the L metalfor. west. It was only after the But, turn of the century, when the used only on they nev- western Indian wars were OCcasions. er would over, that images of pil ims is the and Indians eating together (which were historically cor. in dye, rect) became popular. Paintings of the pilgrims Lives, have been eating the harvest feast with colors, had a feast or held a celebra- entirely forgot- the Indians became an impor- , and some metal tion of any kind on those ten until the rant part of Americanizing expen- days. 1820s, when new immigrants from other The pilgrims' harvest feast the book, countries in the late 1800s. was eaten outside. We know "Mourts Rela- The paintings showed that this because the colonists tion," (1622) was people of different ethnic about the ori- didn'thaveabuildinglargerediscovered. It told about the backgrounds could live to- g enough to accommodate all pilgrims' feast, gether. Those who already were Purl- the people invited to the lived here thought the image peo- event_ :bank gibing in art would instill the values and Lday ofthanks- The colonists invited Mas- beliefs of "real".Americans. ofprayer Images of the pilgrims' hat- 11o e12 j, :'5 / "" L-o ole, 4 19 3e o20 2 e22 1 @ It's that time of year to start celebrating the holl y. / ~~ ] ] what better way is there than to check out these sites aboutThanksgiving? Thanksgiving's world history. Learn about the history of Thanksgiving around the world-Chinese, Greek, Roman and more. Then read about the first Thanksgiving, print and col- Find the wishbone. or pictures, and even send a greeting card. | ~$a r'~ (" Visiting the pilgrims. Take a virtual tour of the Plimoth H6 Plantation to see what a day in the life of a pilgrim was like. Visit a 17th century house or see artifacts at the Pilgrim Hall I ,--- . Museum. __J I http://pilgrims.net/plymouttV Holiday fun. You'll find lots of Thanksgiving fun at this I-"-'] site. There are games, puzzles, pictures to print and color, / mazes to find your way through and crafts. If you have an adult's permission, you can even add Thanksgiving to your 3 computer desktop. ht tp://www.billybear4kids.com/holidays/thanksgiving/th anksgiving.htm ~--~ Let's talk turkey. These sites have facts, games and trivia on the species Ben Franklin wanted to be the national bird. http://aristotle.net/thanksgiving/index.html http://www.butterball.com/ Just for girls. It's a Girls World Thanksgiving celebration with ideas that include a thankful tea. This site has gooa ideas of fun things to do on Thanksgiving, like organizing a parade or photographing your family celebration. http://agirlsworld.com/amY/pajamalthanksglving/in" dex.html ach space that contain a letter. Historical papers. Take a look at the peace treaty the pil- grims signed with the Indians or other historical documents.. Also includes games, riddles, stories about the holiday and mhtr~://www.night.net/thanksgivlng/index.htnfl..ssi#top II 1 Thanksgiving puzzles and more. Keep busy wlm ThanKs- giving crafts, like making a turkey with your hands a~d feet, from other sites and some fun recipes to make with an adult. 0 http:www.kidsdomain, corn/holiday/thanks/indexLhtml . Th= glvmg parade. Lr yd. want to pi u . =. =e cy's Thanksgiving Day Paraae, cnecz o http://www.ny.com/holl_day_/thanksgiving/gane 'html" For information on this year s parade, go to http://www.nyc- turist'cm/macys-menu'htm' which is scheduled to have photos, history of the parade and more. . . . . The Mayflower. The Mayflower Web ,l ges ,,mcmae. li to / information on Thanksgiving. See The First ~vmg r so.o.o,,v. ora dow- of food. the and did not have so take a look at pilgrim clothing for men, women ana chil- dren. http://members.aoLcom/calebj/mayflwer-html sored by Feather Publishing Co., Inc. FNL Kids is for kids in grades 4-6. It provides a structure in which collaboration between parents kids is fostered. ca, to, 283-6316.7,, E. N dn St.. Quincy