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Looking for Thanksgiving games to engage your employees? Youโ€™re in the right place.

As the autumn leaves dance in a fiery display and the air takes on a crisp embrace, we find ourselves on the precipice of a cherished tradition: Thanksgiving. It's a time of gratitude, reflection, and above all, celebration. And what better way to celebrate than by immersing ourselves in a whirlwind of exhilarating Thanksgiving games?

In this grand tapestry of festivities, we invite you to embark on a journey with us, where the ordinary transforms into the extraordinary. From jovial competitions to heartwarming team activities, these games promise to not only entertain but to etch memories that will be cherished for years to come.

So, don your autumn hues and gather 'round, for we're about to unveil a collection of Thanksgiving games that will have you giving thanks for the sheer joy of it all. 

Let the games begin!

Elevate your Thanksgiving festivities! Discover Xoxoday's impressive array of corporate Thanksgiving gifts for your colleagues and infuse an extra layer of joy into their celebrations. Move beyond customary greetings and words โ€“ present them with unforgettable experiences!

Thanksgiving games to play in office with employees

Here are 15 Thanksgiving games that you can play with your employees:

1. Thanksgiving bingo

Create bingo cards with Thanksgiving-themed words or images. As you call out items related to Thanksgiving, employees mark them on their cards. The first person to get a line or full card shouts "Bingo!" and wins a prize.

2. Turkey trot relay

Set up a relay race where participants take turns wearing a turkey hat or carrying a toy turkey, then pass it on to the next person. The first team to finish wins.

3. Guess the number of cranberries

Fill a jar with cranberries and have employees guess how many are inside. The person with the closest guess wins the jar of cranberries.

4. Thanksgiving trivia

Create a set of Thanksgiving-themed trivia questions and have a quiz session. You can have individuals or teams compete to answer the most questions correctly.

5. Pumpkin decorating contest

Provide small pumpkins and decorating supplies. Set a time limit and have employees decorate their pumpkins. You can have categories like "Most Creative," "Funniest," etc., and award prizes accordingly.

6. Thanksgiving charades

Write down Thanksgiving-related words or phrases on slips of paper. Employees take turns acting them out while their team guesses what it is.

7. Turkey toss

Set up a game where employees toss small beanbags or soft balls into a target shaped like a turkey. Assign different point values for different parts of the target.

8. Gratitude jar

Provide slips of paper and ask employees to write down something they're thankful for. Collect the slips and read them aloud during a team meeting or at the end of the day.

9. Name that Thanksgiving tune

Play short clips of Thanksgiving-related songs or tunes and have employees guess the song title or artist.

10. Recipe swap

Ask employees to bring in their favorite Thanksgiving recipes to share. You can compile them into a digital or physical booklet to distribute to the team.

11. Thanksgiving pictionary

Use a whiteboard or paper and markers to play Pictionary with a Thanksgiving twist. Have employees draw Thanksgiving-related words or phrases.

12. Pin the feather on the turkey

Create a turkey poster without its tail feathers. Provide cut-out feathers with double-sided tape, blindfold participants, and see who can get closest to pinning the feathers in the right spot.

13. Turkey bowling

Set up a makeshift bowling alley with empty water bottles and a small pumpkin as the "bowling ball". Employees take turns rolling the pumpkin to knock down the pins.

14. Thanksgiving word scramble

Create a list of Thanksgiving-related messages, words, scramble the letters, and have employees unscramble them. You can make it a timed challenge.

15. Photo booth with Thanksgiving props

Set up a photo booth area with Thanksgiving-themed props like pilgrim hats, turkey masks, and signs with Thanksgiving sayings. Encourage employees to take fun pictures.

10 virtual Thanksgiving games you can play with employees

Here are 10 virtual Thanksgiving games you can play with employees:

1. Virtual scavenger hunt

Organize a virtual scavenger hunt where participants have to find specific Thanksgiving-related items in their own homes. You can give clues or riddles to guide them.

2. Thanksgiving charitable challenge

Encourage employees to perform small acts of kindness or donate to a local charity in the spirit of Thanksgiving. Share stories and experiences during a virtual meeting.

3. Thanksgiving trivia quiz show

Host a live virtual trivia quiz show with Thanksgiving-themed questions. Use a platform that allows multiple choice or open-ended responses and keep score.

4. Turkey crafts show-and-tell:

Ask employees to create their own turkey-themed crafts or decorations and show them off during a virtual meeting. This can include drawings, paintings, or even DIY decorations.

5. Cook-off challenge

Organize a virtual cooking competition where employees prepare a Thanksgiving dish and present it during a video call. You can have categories like "Best Side Dish" or "Most Creative Dessert".

6. Virtual escape room

Arrange a virtual escape room game with a Thanksgiving storyline. Teams work together to solve puzzles and complete challenges to "escape" in a set amount of time.

7. Thanksgiving mad libs

Create a Thanksgiving-themed Mad Libs story and fill in the blanks with different parts of speech. Have employees take turns providing words and then read the completed story aloud.

8. Share your Thanksgiving memories

Ask each employee to share a memorable Thanksgiving experience from their past. It could be funny, heartwarming, or simply a cherished memory.

9. Guess the Thanksgiving dish

Have employees share a photo prepared for a Thanksgiving dish without revealing what it is. Others have to guess the name of the dish based on the photo.

10. Thanksgiving storytime

Have one person start a Thanksgiving-themed story, then go around in a circle, with each participant adding a sentence or two to continue the story. This can be a fun and creative exercise.

๐Ÿฆƒ THANKSGIVING Extravaganza: Let the Games Begin! ๐ŸŽ‰Gather 'round, fellow turkey enthusiasts! It's time to light up our Thanksgiving with a night of thrilling games, both in-person and virtually!

๐Ÿฆƒ Get ready for the most gobble-tastic event of the year! ๐ŸŽ‰ On the eve of Thanksgiving, we're cooking up a cornucopia of fun, laughter, and games - both in the office and virtually! ๐Ÿข๐ŸŒ

๐Ÿ‚ It's time to bring out your Thanksgiving spirit, complete with turkey hats and pilgrim vibes! ๐Ÿ—๐ŸŽฉ Form your teams, whether you're here in the office or joining us virtually, and get ready for a day of epic Thanksgiving showdowns!

๐Ÿ†Engage & Encourage:
๐ŸŒŸ We want to see your cranberry sauce smiles on Zoom! Encourage your colleagues to join in on the virtual fun, and don't forget to share your enthusiasm and best turkey impressions!

๐ŸŽ At the end of our Thanksgiving Gaming Night, the team or individual who's conquered the most games will be crowned the Thanksgiving Champions!

๐Ÿฅ‡ They'll strut away with some awesome goodies, and of course, the coveted title of "Master of Thanksgiving Fun!"

๐Ÿ…๐ŸฆƒLet's make this Thanksgiving Gaming Night a feast of fun and a gobble of giggles! ๐ŸŽŠ๐Ÿฆƒ

Leveraging Xoxoday Empuls for festive gaming spectacular

Embrace the Thanksgiving Gaming Extravaganza with Xoxoday Empuls, an all-encompassing employee engagement platform designed to ignite camaraderie, appreciation, and seamless collaboration within our teams. Here's how you can infuse a dash of excitement into our upcoming event:

1. Igniting the festive spirit on Empuls:

Let's kickstart the festivities by crafting a dazzling post or banner on Empuls, radiating the vibrant essence of our Thanksgiving Gaming Night. Every employee will receive a playful notification, building up the anticipation for this grand celebration.

2. Creating a buzzworthy hub

In the realm of Empuls, carve out a dedicated space titled "Thanksgiving Gaming Night Extravaganza". This lively hub will be the heart of our event, where participants can share their snapshots, connect with fellow players, and stay in the loop with event specifics.

3. Ringing the event day bell

Empuls' notification prowess comes into play! We'll send out cheerful reminders, ensuring everyone has ample time to don their Thanksgiving best, in perfect sync with the event's theme.

4. Adding a dash of competition

Thanks to Empuls' ingenious point-based system, we'll spark up the competitive spirit. Points will be bestowed for triumphant gameplays, lively interactions (likes, comments), and sharing engaging content. It's a surefire way to ramp up the excitement!

5. Crowning the engagement royalty

Through Empuls, we'll unfurl a captivating leaderboard, showcasing the most spirited participants. This spirited competition will add an extra layer of fun, spurring everyone to engage wholeheartedly.

6. Bestowing thanks and recognition

Empuls seamlessly integrates a stellar rewards system. As our Thanksgiving Gaming Night concludes, we'll shower the winners with Xoxoday points, opening a treasure trove of experiences, gifts, and vouchers to choose from on the platform.

7. Listening to your voice

After the event's curtain falls, we'll turn to Empuls for your invaluable feedback. Through a brief survey or poll, we'll uncover what you enjoyed, areas for potential enhancement, and ideas for future challenges.

8. A tapestry of memories

To wrap it all up, let's weave together a post or a digital album within Empuls, encapsulating the most cherished moments of our Thanksgiving Gaming Night. This digital keepsake will serve as a heartwarming reminder of the joyous festivities and the bonds that tie us together.

With the magical touch of Xoxoday Empuls, our Thanksgiving Gaming Night promises to transcend the ordinary, blossoming into a spectacular, unforgettable experience that resonates with each and every one of us. Get ready for a night of laughter, competition, and cherished memories! ๐Ÿฆƒ๐ŸŽฎ๐Ÿฅ‡ 

Harvesting memories: A Thanksgiving games celebration to remember

In the tapestry of Thanksgiving festivities, these games have woven moments of laughter, camaraderie, and shared joy.

As we bid adieu to the spirited competitions and cheerful interactions, we're left with hearts full of gratitude for the memories created. These Thanksgiving games have not only brought us closer together but have also reminded us of the simple yet profound joys that come from spending time with loved ones.

As we wrap up this chapter of Thanksgiving fun, let's carry forward the spirit of togetherness and appreciation into the days ahead. May these games serve as a reminder that it's not about the competition, but the moments we share that truly matter. Until the next celebration, let's hold onto these cherished memories and look forward to more moments of connection and laughter in the future. 

Happy Thanksgiving! ๐Ÿฆƒ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ‰

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