Thanksgiving is a national holiday which is celebrated for the most part in the United States and Canada.
In Canada, Thanksgiving takes place on the second Monday of October whereas in the United States it is celebrated on the 4th Thursday of November (this year it is on the 24th). This holiday is seen as a day to give thanks for the harvest from the previous year.
Have a look at our previous article, with songs, games, crafts and Thanksgiving ideas.
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What is Black Friday? When does it take place?
Black Friday started as an American tradition the day after Thanksgiving each year. It is a day when shops offer fantastic discounts and deals on loads of products and is seen as the kick-off to the Christmas shopping season. Nowadays, Black Friday is also a popular day for bargain hunters in different countries around the world including Canada, Mexico, India, and the UK.
This article explains more about the history of Black Friday and how it became so popular.