Ideas, Resources, and Printables About Thanksgiving
Are you looking for some fun Thanksgiving-related activities and ideas for your family? We’ve gathered some great ideas, resources, and printables about Thanksgiving, and we think you’ll love them! We’ve included activities for young children all the way up to teens and parents. You’ll find coloring pages, unit studies, recipes, planning pages, puzzles, games, and more! Do you have something great to add to the list? Leave a link in the comments!
Coloring Pages and Arts & Crafts Projects:
|Thankful Tree Art Project
This thankful tree is a great (easy!) art project that encourages children to be thankful.
|Handprint and Footprint Turkeys
These cute handprint and footprint turkeys are great for decorating your house, giving to grandparents, or saving as keepsakes!
|Turkey Leaf Lanterns Mason Jar Thanksgiving Craft
These sweet fall leaf luminaries look wonderful both lit and unlit and make a great centerpiece or addition to your Thanksgiving decorations.
|Turkey Leaf CraftT
his cute turkey is made with a free template and some leaves!
Thanksgiving Do-a-Dot Printables
3D Turkey Cutout Downloadable Art Project
Thanksgiving Decorations to Make with Your Little Turkey
Thanksgiving Picture and Word Tracing Printables
Paper Bag Handprint Turkey Puppet Crafts for Kids
Free Printable Thanksgiving Placemats to Color
Turkey Dot-to-Dot Coloring Page for Kids
Cute Turkey Coloring Page for Kids
Thankful Turkeys Craft for Preschoolers
Thanksgiving Turkey Craft for Kids!
Free Thanksgiving Coloring Pages
Simple Watercolor Thanksgiving Printables
Dressed Turkey Thanksgiving Kids’ Craft
Thanksgiving Snack & Kids’ Craft (Turkey)
40 Free Thanksgiving Coloring Pages & DIY Turkey Coloring Jar
15 Thanksgiving Crafts with Turkeys
Gratitude Activity for Preschoolers
Thanksgiving Drawing Ideas for Kids
Turkey Handprint Keepsake and Poem
Free Printable Thanksgiving Coloring Pages–Native American Head Dress
Free Turkey Coloring Page for Thanksgiving
Free Thanksgiving Coloring Pages
Lapbooks, Unit Studies, Worksheets, & Activities:
|History of Thanksgiving Unit Study Resources
This is a collection of resources and ideas for studying the first Thanksgiving in a unit-study style.
|Thanksgiving Unit Study Intentionally Uncluttered
This unit study was created to put THANKS back into Thanksgiving for those who want to spend two weeks directing our attention to The One worthy of it.
Thanksgiving Fact or Opinion Literacy Center Activity
Thanksgiving I Have Who Has Activity Cards
Thanksgiving Gratitude Calendars
Our Favorite Thanksgiving Books and Resources
4 Poems for Kids to Read and Write on Thanksgiving Day
140 Pages of Free Thanksgiving Printables for Learning
Printable Gratitude List for Thanksgiving
Favorite Thanksgiving Books for Kids
Fall Harvest Pumpkin Unit with Free Printables
Fall Harvest Roots and Affixes Activities with Free Printables
Thanksgiving Copywork, Activities, and Printables
Thanksgiving Books for Kids & Reading List
Thanksgiving Activities to Keep Kids Busy While the Turkey Cooks
Turkey Names (teaching children to spell their names)
Thanksgiving Turkey Interactive Poem
6 Thanksgiving Books & Activities for Little Readers
5 Fun Filled Thankful Thanksgiving Printables for Kids
Thanksgiving Printables Pack with More Than 70 Thanksgiving Worksheets and Activities for Kids!
Turkey Feather Spelling Activity
Thanksgiving Printable Activity Pack
“Thank You, Sarah!” Literature Guide
Pilgrims KWL Graphic Organizers for Thanksgiving Units
Free Pilgrims Sentence Scramble Activity: Differentiated for Multiple Grades
The Giving Tree Family Thanksgiving Unit
The First Thanksgiving Week 1: Native Americans/Indian and South America
The First Thanksgiving Week 2: Pilgrims
Interactive Thanksgiving Lapbook
Math- and Science-Related Activities:
|Free Thanksgiving Math Center: Turkey Races!
This Thanksgiving math center game was created for classroom use, but it can be adapted for your homeschool.
|Thanksgiving Logic and Math Puzzles
This set of logic and Sudoku puzzles will help your kids work on their logic and critical thinking skills.
|Fun Fall Preschool Project: Mini Pumpkin Volcanoes
This fun science experiment is perfect for doing with the kids while they wait for guests or for time to eat!
|How to Make the Best Salt Crystal Feathers
While this isn’t technically a Thanksgiving craft idea, these feathers would look beautiful in a centerpiece on your Thanksgiving table! Crystals will form in a few hours, but you’ll want to do this a few days ahead of time if you want lots of them.
Thanksgiving Printable Counting Activity for Kids
November Literacy and Math Pack–30+ Centers and Activities Including Thanksgiving
Free Thanksgiving Math and Literacy Printable Pack for PreK
How to Memorize Addition Facts with Fun Turkey Expression Match
Free Adding Fractions Pie Puzzles
Copywork and Writing Prompts:
|FREE Thanksgiving Notebooking Pages, Activity Pages, and Copywork Notebook
This is a collection of notebooking pages, activity pages, and copywork for your homeschool.
|Free Thanksgiving Copywork Volume I
Proclamations of Thanksgiving Copywork Volume 1 includes three Scripture passages and a Thanksgiving poem by Felicia Dorothea Hemans in print, cursive, and manuscript to trace or to copy.
Thanksgiving Copywork–Print and Cursive
Thankful Journal Writing Prompt (Free Printable)
Thanksgiving Writing Activity Sampler
November Writing Prompts–Football, Turkey, and Thanksgiving Themes
Games & Scavenger Hunts:
|Free Printable Thanksgiving Bingo Game
This Thanksgiving Bingo game is perfect to play while the turkey cooks or for a fun Thanksgiving party. All you need to do is print the game cards and you’ve got a fun Thanksgiving game!
|Thanksgiving Game: Turkey Bowling
While you’re busy in the kitchen whipping up a feast, entertain the children with a fun and easy Thanksgiving Game: Turkey Bowling! You can prepare the “pins” in advance in a matter of minutes, or you can let the older children get crafty.
Just download, print, and trim. These Turkey Trivia Cards would make a great entertaining game on Thanksgiving day or even a fun gift to add to a plate of holiday treats for your neighbors.
|Turkey Hunt: A Thanksgiving Family Tradition
Send your little ones on a turkey hunt when you get together for Thanksgiving!
Fall Harvest Theme I Spy Game (Free Printable for Kids)
Roll a Turkey Printable Thanksgiving Game
Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Scavenger Hunt and Free Printable
Thanksgiving Search Games (with Free Customizable Printable)
Thanksgiving Letter Sounds Matching Game
Fun Recipes & Related:
|Desserts for Thanksgiving
You’ll find recipes for cute sugar cone tepees, cornucopia crescent rolls, pumpkin pops, turkeys made from Hershey’s Kisses, and more!
|Thanksgiving Turkey Veggie Tray
If you’d rather make something healthy for yourself and your family to snack on during Thanksgiving, this super-cute Thanksgiving turkey veggie tray is easy to make! And it may just make your kids WANT to eat their veggies!
|Crockpot Turkey Breast
If you’ve never tried making a turkey breast in your Crockpot, you should!! This is perfect for small get-togethers, or you could use a larger crockpot and make more than one.
Thanksgiving Treat Tag Printables (recipe for thumb print cookies and treat tag to go with them)
Miscellaneous & Family Activities:
|Thanksgiving Mad Libs Printable
This is a perfect activity for all the cousins to do together, while they are waiting for the turkey to finish cooking!
|A Free Thanksgiving Mad Lib Printable
Want even more Mad Libs? Here’s another one you can print for your Thanksgiving guests!
|Thanksgiving Photo Booth Props
These cute Thanksgiving photo booth props will be fun for your Thanksgiving get-together whether it’s just your family or whether you have lots of friends and family members getting together!
|Free Thanksgiving Photo Booth Props
Here are some more cute Thanksgiving photo booth props!
Thanksgiving Brick Challenge (Free Printable)
Movies for Kids About History of Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving Conversation Starter Coasters
30 Ideas for Family Giving & Service Projects
7-Day Family Thanksgiving Devotion (Printable Scripture)
8 Family Thanksgiving Traditions
For Teens and Parents:
Leaf Mandala & Thanks Giving Turkey Colouring Pages (for Grown Ups)
Stress Less with the Free Printable Thanksgiving Checklist (Plus the Thanksgiving Timeline)
Thanksgiving Party Planning (Free Printables)
Thanksgiving Traditions Free Printables: Making Family Memories
Top 10 Tips for Avoiding Sensory Overload at Thanksgiving
The Ultimate Thanksgiving Planner
Oh my goodness, what an amazing list! We will get get started today with a craft. Thank you for including the teens and mom in the activities. Shared on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.