25 Thanksgiving activities for kids includes fun Thanksgiving Crafts, worksheets and Thanksgiving activities for kindergarten, preschool and toddlers.
I absolutely love Thanksgiving. Gathering around the table with loved ones, sharing everything we’re thankful for, and, of course, the food! Here are thanksgiving activities for kids. They are some of my favorites ways to practice gratitude, decorating, and learning about the history of Thanksgiving.
Thanksgiving Activities for Kids
Not only are these beaded napkin rings beautiful, but they mean so much more than store bought!
While you’re at it, have them make some adorable pie-inspired garland to finish off your decorations!
Enjoy the delicious smell of pumpkin pie while the kids get in some sensory play with this pumpkin pie playdough recipe.
Read the wonderful book “Bear Says Thanks” and afterwards enjoy songs, drawing, and a simple craft with your preschooler.
Learn all about Indian corn and try out this stamping activity to make your own!
These pine cone turkeys are so cute, and a great way to put scrap supplies to use.
Even little ones can help make these Autumn tree pop-up cards!
This is adorable! Serve up these cute acorn-themed treats for a fun, seasonal dessert.
Add some homemade butter to your Thanksgiving feast!
It’s not really Thanksgiving without some turkey-themed crafts, is it? Take your hand turkeys to the next level with this approach that combines the whole family.
Or turn those hand prints into a keepsake ornament with this salt dough recipe!
Not only are these thankful turkeys super cute, they also help teach kids the concept of gratitude!
Incorporate some pretend play with these easy-to-make turkey puppets.
Thanksgiving Printables for Kids
Printables are a great way to work on the alphabet, counting, and motor skills while still having fun!
Print out some adorable napkin rings and brighten up your table. Bonus points for keeping the kids busy writing and drawing some of the things they’re thankful for!
Learn about the life cycle of pumpkins with this fun printable pack!
While you’re at it, teach them about the turkey life cycle as well!
Work on addition skills with this turkey-themed matching game.
This hands-on Pumpkin Twister printable will help your preschooler learn colors, follow directions, and distinguish left and right.
These thankful journals will get your kids thinking about everything they’re grateful for.
Do your kids know the origins of Thanksgiving? This printable pack will teach them the history of the holiday, along with working on numbers, letter matching, and writing.
This Thanksgiving game is so easy to set up, and a great way to practice numbers!
Get coloring with this Turkey shape matching activity.
If your kids love word search puzzles, this Thanksgiving themed word search is sure to be a hit!
This simple thanksgiving craft uses items you probably already have at home! Make a turkey with a paper cup and some feathers!
These Thanksgiving theme pattern mats are such fun too.
We are going to try several of these Thanksgiving activities! If you have any other favorite activities for the holiday, tell us more in the comments!