November Family Holidays: 30 Days of Fun Celebrations

Family around a table with pumpkin pie. "November 30 Days of Family Celebrations"

Saturday, November 28, 2020
Small Business Saturday

Outing Idea:

Check out some of these local toys, toymakers and toy stores. This year may not be the best year to take the whole family, but a one-on-one shopping date with each of your kids could replace a big family outing.

At Home Family Fun:

With Smaller Kids: Play store. Get out toys, toy or real food, or even books that your child can sell in their store.  If you don’t have a toy cash register, an old calculator or keyboard set on a box works pretty good. Kids can make their own money out of paper.

Any Age: If you aren’t comfortable shopping with your kids. Pour over the websites of these toy stores together to gather ideas and maybe order online.

A Toy Store for Every Family - Featuring Logos of independent toy stores in twin cities


Read Aloud:

Today is also Indies First Day. Visit one of our favorite  Twin Cities Independent Bookstores for Kids while on your rounds today and grab something off the cheap racks. These bookstores also offer online ordering.

Boy laughing while reading a book - "Fill Your Bookshelves with Joy! 10 Best Kid-Friendly Bookstores in the Twin Cities"

Dinner Ideas:

We can shop local and small for meals too.  Many of our favorite Farmers Markets offer winter markets.  Or hit up your favorite co-op for tonight’s meal.
Dinner Conversation Starter: What do you want for Christmas? What do you wish you could buy someone else for Christmas?

Learn More:

About Small Business Saturday.

Bonus November 28th Holiday:

Minnesota Holiday Light Display Kickoff. Holiday light displays traditionally start up the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Go for a drive to see what awesome displays you can find.

Find 30 Days of November Family Holidays on the corresponding pages

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