It’s almost time to kickstart the holiday season by feasting on turkeys and pumpkin pie! These festive Free Thanksgiving Color By Number pages are a fun activity for the kids to enjoy over Thanksgiving. Children can use crayons, color pencils, or markers to color them in and add their personal touch. Just download the PDF for a simple, no-prep activity!
To prolong the use of the activity, laminate the worksheets and let the kids color them with washable markers. If you’re looking for a sensory activity, glue pom-poms to a clothing peg – this will act as your paintbrush, and you can dip it into different colors to fill in the sections.
Check out our Fall Tree Painting Activity, where we used pom poms to paint! You can pair these Fall season activities together and find the links to all the materials we used.
Thanksgiving Color By Number Printables
This is a fun Thanksgiving activity that enhances math and fine motor skills by working on number and color recognition. The best part is that the pack includes 6 free different pages that are versatile for classroom and home use.
What age group are these Thanksgiving coloring sheets for?
These sheets are suitable for kids of all ages from kindergarten, preschool, first grade, teens, and even adults! Plus, the kids will have a blast with their crayons, doubling as a much-needed brain break. Learning disguised as fun? Now, that’s the holiday spirit!
Thanksgiving activities should be easy and minimal to prep amidst all the mayhem! All you need to do is:
- Download the free Thanksgiving Color by Number printable
- Print it out on a coloring sheet or regular paper
- Grab a box of crayons and have a blast on the big day!
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We have an epic selection of 6 free printables to make you even more thankful on Thanksgiving Day:
Our favorite way to fill in these number printables is with crayons:
Younger kids tend to gravitate towards crayons because it gives them better control.
Another fun way to create different versions of your number sheets is to use different art materials like colored pencils (watercolor pencils), markers, crayons, etc.
Older children might prefer that.
Below we have a turkey color by number
Did you know that turkey was not on the menu at the first Thanksgiving?
There are so many more interesting facts about the holiday that will have you and the kids amazed! Check out these Fun Facts for the Thanksgiving Kids Table and try reading a few to the children while they’re doing their activity or at dinner.
Looking for more entertainment this Thanksgiving Holiday?
Then you need to check out this Thanksgiving Activity Pack. Perfect for literacy and math centers, each printable activity in this pack helps students develop reading, writing, language, fine motor, and math skills – all while having fun!
Benefits of Color by Number Activities
Coloring has many well-known benefits. These include a reduction in stress and anxiety as well as an improvement in fine motor skills, vision, as well as sleep. If these aren’t convincing enough, in a study investigating the impact of color on different forms of learning, researchers found that color coding is one of the most effective forms of memorizing information. This can drastically improve the quality of education if we implement color and teach kids how to color-code. This fun color-by-numbers is one of the easiest ways to start implementing this!
To read more, check out this study on The Influence of Color Education on Memory.
Where to get this Free Printable
GET THE THANKSGIVING COLOR BY NUMBER PRINTABLE HERE
Share your completed Color by Number Thanksgiving printables with us
We wish you and your loved ones a wonderful Thanksgiving season! Share your completed free Thanksgiving printables with us on Facebook, Pinterest, or Instagram; we would love to see how they turn out. Recommend this free Thanksgiving color by number pdf to your friends, fellow teachers, and family to spread more festivity!
Extend Learning with this Turkey Activities Pack
My brand new Turkey Activities Pack focuses on-hands on learning activities that incorporate fine motor skills, too. The math activities work on numbers, subitization, color recognition, shapes, and counting.
WHERE TO GET THE ACTIVITY