Fun DIY Activities for Friendsgiving

Dani Caruso
By Dani Caruso

A lot of thought goes into a fun Friendsgiving, and if you want to score extra hostess points, you need to consider more than just the menu. Here are a few games and activities that can help entertain guests while waiting for food to be ready, during the meal, or after the table’s been cleared.


Print out this holiday-themed bingo game, created by Almost Makes Perfect, or use it as inspiration to make your own!


Poultry Piñatas

Your friends will have a blast bashing open these mini turkey roast piñatas from Handmade Charlotte.


Gratitude Banner

Hang a banner that allows guests to reflect and write down what they’re thankful for this year; from Inspired by This.


Photo Backdrop

Have a fall-inspired photoshoot with this DIY ombre leaf background from Oh Happy Day.


Photo Props

Complete said photoshoot with Thanksgiving-themed props. Make your own, purchase some, or print these free ones from The Dating Divas.


Ice Breaker Leaf Garland

Home Made by Carmona crafted a dual purpose banner that serves as both a decor piece and a conversation starter.


Wishbone Favors

These mini clay turkey bones from Oh Happy Day give everybody a chance to make a wish.


Thankful Stones

Encourage everyone to share what they’re grateful for by writing down blessings on painted rocks. Get the details from Or So She Says.


Festive Twister

While this DIY is totally intended for children, just imagine how much fun you and your adult friends could have playing a game of Twister—especially after some holiday cocktails. Find the details at Pint-Sized Treasures.

Dani Caruso
By Dani Caruso
Dani is House One’s assistant editor. As a Norwalk, CT native, Dani graduated from UConn with a BA in Digital Media and Design. This millennial longs for the days of All That, Tamagotchis, and Dunkaroos. When she’s not working, she’s hanging outdoors, playing with her dogs, or watching makeup tutorials on YouTube.

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