Thanksgiving is nearly here and you know what that means… lots of turkey!! But before we get to that, I thought I’d share some printable Thanksgiving activities for kids we’ve been enjoying. We have been having a blast with these fun Turkey Day ideas lately and I hope you’ll enjoy them too!
Sitting down for a Thanksgiving activity can be a great family bonding activity for this time of year. Be sure to also check out these DIY ideas for Thanksgiving decorations and crafts and these gratitude activities for kids. Below you’ll find lots of games, educational activities, Thanksgiving coloring pages, and even a few printable crafts. There is plenty for your children to enjoy just in time for Thanksgiving!
Festive Printable Thanksgiving Activities for Kids
1. Thanksgiving Gratitude Letters by Artsy Momma: Gratitude activities are a must this time of year! These letters will really encourage kids to find things to be thankful for.
2. Gratitude Journal for Kids by Artsy Momma: Gratitude journals are great for Thanksgiving and all throughout the year! Have kids fill out these pages of prompts each day to cultivate gratitude in your kids.
3. Thanksgiving I Spy Game by Live Laugh Rowe: I Spy games are so much fun to play! They help with counting, visual coordination, and so much more. This Thanksgiving-themed one is such a fun game to play this time of year.
4. Thanksgiving Placemat by Kids Activities Blog: To keep kids occupied at the dinner table, print out these activity placemats! They feature Thanksgiving coloring pages and other fun activities.
5. Thanksgiving Charades by Play Party Plan: A fun Thanksgiving twist on the classic charades game! Print off the list of ideas and get playing. The perfect way to get everyone laughing and having fun on Thanksgiving day.
6. Thanksgiving Coloring & Activity Book by Happiness is Homemade: This book of coloring pages and activities are a must for Thanksgiving!
7. Thanksgiving Pick & Color Activity by A Dab of Glue Will Do: We absolutely love pick and color activities around here! Pick up a card from your stack and color the turkey that corresponds with the picture. Great educational activity to keep preschoolers busy!
8. Thanksgiving Lunchbox Jokes by On My Kids Plate: Lunchbox jokes are a great treat to include for kids throughout the day. Let them know you’re thinking of them with these jokes sure to make them giggle!
9. Thanksgiving Word Search by A Typical Mom: Older kids will love finding Thanksgiving words on this word search puzzle!
10. Thanksgiving Cootie Catcher by Red Ted Art: Cootie catchers were cool when I was in school and this Thanksgiving one is so much fun!! Featuring a turkey and pilgrim, kids are sure to enjoy these.
More Printable Ideas for Thanksgiving
11. Thanksgiving Bingo Game by Pretty My Party: Bingo games are a classic that will never go away, don’t you think? Have fun with your kids with this Thanksgiving bingo game!
12. Roll a Turkey Game by Inspiration Made Simple: Dice games are so much fun and kids will love putting together this Turkey picture with this roll a turkey game!
13. Turkey Puppets by Easy, Peasy, and Fun: Puppets make for great pretend play. These turkey puppets will have preschoolers and older kids gobbling all over the house!
14. Color by Letter Turkey by the Moments at Home: Color by letter is a great educational activity to help with following directions and letter recognition. Kids will love this activity.
15. Thanksgiving Color & Number Match by Preschool Inspirations: When feathers are involved, you’ll definitely have kids occupied in Thanksgiving fun for a while. Match up the feathers to the color or number on the cards.
16. Color Sorting Turkey Mats by Fantastic Fun and Learning: How cute are these turkey mats?! Kids will have so much fun color sorting with these turkeys.
17. Thanksgiving Rolling for Turkeys by Joy in the Works: Dice games are so much fun that I had to include just one more! This is more for the older kids as it features a math game paired with coloring turkey feathers.
18. Thanksgiving Memory Game by Happiness is Homemade: Memory games are great for growing minds and this is no exception! These Thanksgiving cards make for a fun and exciting new way to play the classic memory game.
19. Thanksgiving Alphabet Puzzle by STEAMsational: This turkey is wonderful for kids working on letters. It allows them to practice letter sequencing while putting together a picture of a turkey!
20. Alphabet Turkey Match Printable by I Heart Crafty Things: We loved how creative this game is! This big poster will be an exciting activity for preschoolers working on letter recognition.
I hope you found lots of printable Thanksgiving activities for kids to do this November! With so many options like our Gratitude Journal for Kids, thanksgiving coloring pages, lots of educational printable activities for preschoolers, Thanksgiving games, and so much more… you are sure to find a few to enjoy before the holiday.