We have a week off from school each Thanksgiving which gives us time to snuggle up with some of my favorite Thanksgiving books for kids as we start the holiday season. Because of this extra time, I’m always looking for fun and easy Thanksgiving Activities for my kids to do.
I’ve put together a collection of Thanksgiving Books and Activities for you to do with your child below.
Thanksgiving Activities for Kids
Many of our favorite thanksgiving books will go perfectly with the following Thanksgiving activities for your child. The Thanksgiving book list is at the end of the post. There are craft ideas, printables and thanksgiving games to play with your child as you prepare for celebrating with your family. Here’s a few ideas…
Create a Magnetic Thankful Tree to display in your home for Thanksgiving.
Keep your little one focused on writing over with these printable Thanksgiving Writing Prompts.
Work on household chores and create a new way of Teaching Gratitude at Home with Your Child while getting your house ready for holiday guests.
Sneak in learning over the break with these Turkey Learning Games and Activities.
Take this simple Gratitude Challenge with your child with printable journal and prompts.
Create some colorful turkey crafts with a few Turkey Activities for Preschoolers.
Decorate the house with this easy DIY Thankful Banner Idea for Kids.
Create a hands-on activity with a LEGO Turkey Busy Bag
Make a special gift to show someone you’re thankful with this Gratitude Turkey Gift Wrap Tutorial.
Create an adorable Pilgrim Craft with this Littlest Pilgrim Writing Prompt
Encourage your child to learn to express gratitude with these Turkey Writing Prompts for Kids
Create a reading buddy with this DIY Felt Turkey Finger Puppet Craft.
Get inspired this holiday season with 12 Kindness Activities for All Ages.
There you have it! Tons of Thanksgiving Activities to do this week as you celebrate the blessings in your life with your child.
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Thanksgiving Books for Kids
Here’s my collection of Thanksgiving Books that we like to read together for Thanksgiving. The books focus on turkeys, pilgrims, native americas and gratitude.
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Did I miss any Thanksgiving Books that you love? Leave me a comment below so I can be sure to add it to the list!