- 1 tan bead to represent the Pilgrims leaving England
- 1 white bead to represent the sails on the Mayflower
- 3 blue beads to represent the 66 days it took for the Mayflower to cross the Atlantic Ocean
- 1 green bead to represent when Pilgrims spotted land, which they later named Plymouth
- 3 white beads to represent the first cold and long winter that the Pilgrims endured
- 1 white bead to represent the arrival of spring
- 1 tan bead to represent the Native American named Squanto who greatly helped the Pilgrims
- A red, yellow, orange and tan bead to represent the foods at the first Thanksgiving (cranberries, corn, squash, pumpkins and turkey). The first Thanksgiving was a great feast, which lasted three days!
Jack hung the necklaces on the back of our dining room chairs, which we will all be wearing this Thanksgiving!