It’s that time of year again!
The leaves are changing and it’s starting to get cold outside.
Thanksgiving is just around the corner, which means it’s time for these Thanksgiving color by number printables!
They’re a fun, no-prep activity that will help kids with fine motor skills and number recognition.
Print them off and give them to your kids during the school break or use them in the classroom!
Also, be sure to check out all of our color by number worksheets for even more ideas.
Thanksgiving Color By Number Worksheets
If you’re new around here you might not know it, but coloring is one of our family’s favorite activities.
We’ve used these free Disney coloring pages, these Star Wars coloring pages, these dinosaur coloring pages and so many more!
It’s so simple to do.
All you need are some crayons and something to color and you have yourself a creative little project at the drop of a hat.
But, the real magic comes in when you grab a coloring page yourself, sit down with your kids, and color along.
Who knows why, but kids are much more open to talking about all sorts of topics when they’re coloring.
On top of all that, color by number coloring pages helps kids with a variety of skills like:
- number recognition
- color recognition
- following directions
- fine motor skills
and so much more!
Think of it as an opportunity to teach and connect with your kids all at once!
And, it’s so simple, the youngest of children can all participate.
Don’t forget to download your free color by number Thanksgiving worksheet by entering your email in the form at the bottom of this post.
Thanksgiving Unit For Kids
Don’t let the fun and learning stop here! Create an entire unit study around these printables. Read on below for our favorite Thanksgiving activities.
Reading to kids is such a wonderful activity. It can help kids learn how to read, improve vocabulary, increase attention span, and so much more! Because of all these reasons, we always recommend starting a new unit with books.
Below are some of the top Thanksgiving books for kids!
Turkey Trouble – If you’ve never read this book, you have to add it to your holiday collection! It’s so cute and fun and kids just love it! Follow the turkey around the farm as he disguises himself as different animals so the farmer doesn’t catch him for Thanksgiving dinner!
How To Catch A Turkey – Kids who love the How To Catch books will want to see all the crazy contraptions kids make to try to catch a turkey loose at the school!
Pete The Cat: The First Thanksgiving -Every Pete the Cat book is fantastic, but this one takes it up a notch with flaps for the kids to open. It’s a great way to get the kids excited about reading and Thanksgiving!
Crafting with kids can help them develop their fine motor skills, learn about creativity, learn how to follow directions, build confidence, create family memories, and much more!
Try some more crafts at home with any of these fun projects:
Kids will love these fun, creative Thanksgiving pattern block mats. These are perfect to do with your kids on a rainy day or as an indoor activity when the weather is cold outside!
It’s time to get ready for Thanksgiving with some dot markers! These Thanksgiving color by number printables are a fun activity that you can have ready in no time. It’s perfect for preschool and kindergarten kids. You just need to print the worksheets on regular paper or cardstock then hand out dot makers and let the fun begin!
Get your little ones into the fall spirit with this easy and fun fall play dough kit! It’s packed with fun fall trinkets so kids have so many options to create and play!