For families that are scattered all over the country, getting together at Thanksgiving can be wonderful—but reconnecting can be difficult. An artful activity that can spark conversations is the "getting to know you" game.
Make little paper cards with serious and silly questions on them like, "Who would play you in a movie about your life," or "What is the kindest thing anyone has ever done for you?"
Throughout dinner, everyone around the table can answer the questions! "We laugh, tell stories, reveal truths and yes, even shed a tear or two," Sandra says. "It's a fun, artful and a wonderful way to share ourselves with the people we are grateful for."