Don’t you just love this time of year? The weather is turning cooler, the leaves are changing colors, and we’re gearing up for Thanksgiving!
We’re planning menus, visits with loved ones, and thinking of ways to keep our little ones occupied and learning.
If you’re looking for a fun learning activity for the kids to do this Thanksgiving season, we have just the thing! They’ll love these Thanksgiving worksheets that incorporate learning into the holiday.
With these three worksheets, kids will work on letter recognition, patterns, handwriting, and more!
These festive printables are great for kids to do either at home or in the classroom. So whether you’re looking for a quiet activity or a way to get some extra learning in, they’re sure to be a hit.
Continue the holiday fun and learning with some more crafts and activities. We have an abundance of Thanksgiving crafts for kids to choose from! These festive crafts will keep them engaged and learning all November long.
Fun Thanksgiving Worksheets
Thanksgiving Pattern Worksheet
This free Thanksgiving pattern worksheet is the perfect activity for young kids who are working on patterns. It’s a great way to practice cutting, gluing, and pattern recognition.
This worksheet features cute Thanksgiving-themed images like turkeys, acorns, pumpkins, pilgrim hats, and more. So print it out and get ready for some fun Thanksgiving patterns!
C Is For Cornucopia Letter Maze
The cornucopia is a symbol of abundance and Thanksgiving, so what better way to celebrate the holiday than with a cornucopia-themed letter maze? This worksheet not only helps children develop their fine motor skills and letter recognition, but it also teaches them patience and problem-solving.
As they navigate their way through the jumble of letters, they will learn to persevere when they encounter a challenge. And when they finally reach the end of the maze, they will be rewarded with a sense of accomplishment.
T Is For Turkey Handwriting Worksheet
This turkey handwriting worksheet is perfect for kids who are learning how to write the letter T! They can trace the word turkey, plus the uppercase and lowercase letter T’s. As an added bonus, this worksheet also helps kids develop their fine motor skills.
We’re sure your kids loved working on the Thanksgiving worksheets. For more ideas, this Thanksgiving check out our other ideas!
Thanksgiving Ideas For Kids
Get kids excited to learn all about Thanksgiving with crafts and activities. Doing fun projects is a great opportunity to spend time as a family and make memories.
We’re sharing some of our favorite ideas, so you can spend less time planning, and more time on the fun part with your kiddos! Our Thanksgiving ideas are bountiful, so keep reading below to fill your cornucopia with activities your kids will love!
Kids’ Thanksgiving Books
Many parents use Thanksgiving break as a chance to catch up on some much-needed rest and relaxation. However, if you have young children, this may be the perfect opportunity to spend time with them and improve their reading skills.
Reading aloud to children can foster a love of books and helps to develop essential language skills. In addition, sharing stories with your kids can create precious memories that will last long after the turkey has been devoured.
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!
Thanksgiving Crafts For Kids
We love that crafting is a fun activity that helps kids make progress in various ways. When they craft, they’re gaining benefits from fine motor skills to confidence!
Crafting is a way for kids to be creative and express themselves all while working on their development. It’s a great way to take a break from the screens and keep their hands and minds busy creating. Inspire your kids to craft with some or all of our Thanksgiving crafts below.
Pumpkin Turkey Craft – Whether you are looking for the perfect fall craft or a way to disguise a pumpkin, this one is for you. Your kids will take paper and turn it into a little gobbler complete with colorful feathers!
Mayflower Handprint Craft – Your little sailors will love to give you a hand with this fun craft! They’ll set sail on the Mayflower once they’ve created their handprint sail. While they’re working on this fun craft, they can learn about the pilgrim’s voyage to Plymouth!
Toilet Paper Roll Pilgrim Craft – Take the humble toilet paper roll and turn it into a festive Thanksgiving craft! This project recycles an everyday item into a boy or girl pilgrim ready for their first Thanksgiving. Have the kids display them for a cute holiday decoration!
Corn Craft – This a-maize-ing craft will be a hit with your preschoolers. This fall craft is perfect for little hands, so they can make it themselves. This easy paper craft will be fun for your kids to create and work on their fine motor skills at the same time!
Thanksgiving Activities For Kids
Grab the pattern blocks and this set of Thanksgiving pattern block mats that feature adorable Thanksgiving characters and objects. The kids will have a blast identifying the correct shapes to use to fill in the different pictures. Use these mats over and over this holiday season by taking the extra step to laminate them!
Your little turkeys will strut their stuff when they complete these turkey connect the dot printables! Once they’ve shown off how they can connect the dots from 1 to 20 and from a to i, they can color their turkeys in for some festive Thanksgiving decorations!
Looking for some Thanksgiving activities your kiddos will gobble up? They’ll have a blast with these turkey do a dot printables. These pages will keep them engaged whether they’re waiting on Thanksgiving dinner or learning in the classroom.
This time of year is the perfect time to reflect on all the many things we have to be thankful for. Have kids celebrate Thanksgiving and discuss gratitude with these Thanksgiving activities for kids. This printable set is filled with games, crafts, and activities that the kids will have fun completing!
- These personalized Thanksgiving kids’ cups are great for the kids’ table.
- Keep the kids busy while they wait for dinner with these Thanksgiving coloring page placemats.
- This thankful turkey kids’ t-shirt is so cute!
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