A collection of fun and easy Thanksgiving Activities your child can do as you prepare for a special turkey day. Activities featuring Gratitude, Turkeys, Pilgrims and Native Americans that incorporate educational activities for Thanksgiving.
The ultimate list of Thanksgiving projects for elementary students!
There’s something very special about taking the time to make a few turkey crafts with your kids for Thanksgiving.
No matter what your child’s age is it’s fun to treasure those special growing handprints and share moments of gratitude together. Our magnetic thankful tree is a great place to start!
We’ve gathered 40 Thanksgiving Ideas from some of our favorite kids Bloggers just in time for you to do a few with your child before Thanksgiving. They include fun ideas for Writing, Gifts, Printables, Crafts, Math, Books, Cooking, Gratitude Projects and more!
Thanksgiving Activities for School Ages
- 10 Ways to Celebrate Thanksgiving from Let’s Lasso the Moon
- Black Glue Turkey Art Project by I Heart Crafty Things
- Egg Carton Turkey from School Time Snippets
- Felt Board Turkey Feather Matching from Teach Beside Me
- Free Turkey Printables and Montessori Themed Activities from Living Montessori Now
- Fruit Turkey Snack from JDaniel4’s Mom
- Gratitude Banner with Leaves from To Be a Kid Again
- Gratitude Tree from Kids Activities Blog
- Gratitude Turkey Gift Idea from The Educators’ Spin On It
- Gratitude Turkey with Thankful Feathers from The Educators’ Spin On It
- Gratitude Activities to Do with Kids from Buggy and Buddy
- Great Thanksgiving Books from KC Edventures
- Handmade Turkey Puzzle from KC Edventures
- Helping Kids Show Their Gratitude from Kids Activities Blog
- I Am Thankful for you Book from The Stay at Home Mom Survival Guide
- Indian Corn from School Time Snippets
- Kids Cornucopia Snack from B-Inspired Mama
- Making Turkey T-shirts with Kids from The Educators’ Spin On It
- Mason Jar Turkey Craft by Premeditated Leftovers
- Multicultural Thanksgiving Books from What Do We Do All Day
- November Playful Learning Checklist from Playdough to Playto
- November Printables from Trilliem Montessori
- November Table Topics from Growing Book by Book
- November Writing Prompts from This Reading Mama
- Popcorn Thank You Turkeys from Toddler Approved
- Printable Thankful Journal School Time Snippets
- Simple Gratitude Tree from Mama Smiles
- Standing Fruit Turkey Snack from Coffee Cups and Crayons
- Stuff the Turkey Game from Kid Friendly Things to Do
- Teaching Gratitude at Home with Kids from The Educators’ Spin On It
- Thankful Tree from Makeovers and Motherhood
- Thankful Turkey Craft with Printable from Kids Activities Blog
- Thankgiving Thankful Cards with Stamps from Melissa and Doug
- Thanksgiving Books for Kids from Ready Set Read
- Thanksgiving Chapter Books from What Do We Do All Day
- Thanksgiving Do a Dot Printables from Gift of Curiosity
- Thanksgiving Emergent Readers from The Measured Mom
- Thanksgiving Printables for Same or Different from 3 Boys and a Dog
- Thanksgiving Thankful Boxes from Enchanted Homeschooling Mom
- Thanksgiving Turkey Craft with Template by A Little Pinch of Perfect
- The Grateful Turkey Project from Melissa and Doug
- The Littlest Pilgrim Recipe and Writing Prompt from The Educators’ Spin On It
- Toilet Paper Roll Thanksgiving Crafts from Crystal and Co.
- Turkey Handprints from The Educators’ Spin On It
- Turkey in Disguise Printable from Momdot.com
- Turkey Math from No Time for Flash Cards
- Turkey Themed Fluffy Slime from Little Bins for Little Hands
- Turkey Thanksgiving Slime Recipe from Little Bins for Little Hands
- Turkey Word Families from Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas
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There are so many fun ways to celebrate Thanksgiving with your child. You could even offer to do on of these projects with your child’s class.
To go along with these adorable Thanksgiving activities we put together the Ultimate Thanksgiving Book List for you to enjoy some special stories during this season of gratitude with your child.
What is your favorite Thanksgiving Activity to do with your child?
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