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20 Free Thanksgiving Printable Activities for Kids

Kids will LOVE these free Thanksgiving printable activities that are perfect for a holiday countdown or a fun way to decorate the kids’ table!

Thanksgiving is right around the corner & I’ve been busy preparing for both Thanksgiving dinner AND school break (our kids are off for 5 days and my college kid is home for a week – woo hoo!) so lots going on this week!

And one thing I love to gather are FUN printables like free Thanksgiving coloring pages, games and creative activities we can all enjoy.

thanksgiving free printable activities

20 Free Thanksgiving Printable Activities for Kids

While my kids enjoy helping with some of the fun food prep, sometimes they also just want to hang out in the kitchen with me while I bake or get the table ready.

I love having time together as a family but as with many family ‘chefs’ I’m definitely in the kitchen more than usual so it’s always great to have something fun to do with them.

In addition to our usual Thanksgiving activities & prep for our Advent countdown (get 100+ ideas for Christmas activities here), I also like to have a variety of holiday-themed printables available too.  I’m including all of our favorite items along with affiliate links to the ones we’ve loved to use over the years!

I print off a handful of fun activities and other literacy items and put them in a basket — some of our favorite Thanksgiving ones include:

Round-up some color pencils in this quick & easy DIY Turkey Coloring Jar and your kids will have activities to choose from each day (or a whole slew of them to put on the kids’ table on the BIG day).

These are also an awesome way to stock the writing station for your classroom or homeschool area.  This list of free word games, puzzles, paper activities and even some holiday-themed learning worksheets are perfect for Thanksgiving break too and will keep kids writing & thinking during their days off from school.

Free Printable Thanksgiving Activities

40 Free Thanksgiving Coloring Pages | Edventures with Kids

Thanksgiving Word Search | Creative Family Fun

Gratitude & Thankfulness Conversation Starter Cards | Edventures with Kids

Thanksgiving Bingo | Crazy Little Projects/Fun Squared

Thanksgiving Mad-libs | My Sister’s Suitcase

Thanksgiving Reading Challenge | Edventures with Kids

Thanksgiving Bookmarks | What do We do All Day?

Thanksgiving Conversation Cards | Happy Home Fairy

If you’re looking for ideas for the whole family, browse these 10 Printable Thanksgiving Games for Kids & Adults!

Thanksgiving Photo Gratitude Hunt | Edventures with Kids

Thanksgiving Placemat & Activity Sheet | Disney’s Spoonful

Create Your Own Turkey | 733 Blog

Thanksgiving Sudoku | The Taylor House

Thanksgiving Jokes | Kristen Duke

Interview Questions for Grandparents | House of Hendrix

HUGE Thanksgiving Pack (math, colors, puzzles & more) | 3 Dinosaurs

Thanksgiving Math Pack (K – 1st) | Royal Baloo

Thanksgiving Coloring Placemats — Kids Activities Blog

Secret Message Puzzle — All Kids Network

And be sure to see the awesome games on our 27 FREE Printable Thanksgiving Games & Activities list too.

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More Holiday Activities:

Kids Activities for Thanksgiving Day

10 Thanksgiving Books about Gratitude & Traditions

100+ Printable Advent Activities & Christmas Countdown Ideas

Happy Turkey Day!

~ Jacquie

fun things for the kids to do on Thanksgiving