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Super Easy Ideas To Make Thanksgiving For Kids Fun
Thanksgiving brings so many learning opportunities. There is no lack of things to learn about, whether you are focusing on the First Thanksgiving, Thankfulness, or just adding some fun to Thanksgiving for kids. You can add in various activities all through the fall season and even use some easy ideas just for Thanksgiving day. Whatever you decide to do, keeping your learning activities fun and fresh always helps.
Here are some super easy Thanksgiving ideas for kids that you can incorporate into your home, homeschool, or classroom.
Homeschool Group or Co-op Service Ideas
One of the best ways to give back to your community is to serve with your homeschool group or a few friends. We have simplified making blessing bags as a group so you can easily come together and help those in need. We also have some thankful scripture printables that you can insert into the blessing bags that you might want to grab too.
Or enjoy exploring the inside of a pumpkin together and discovering facts all about pumpkins with this group workshop.
Thanksgiving Table Fun for Kids
The wait for the turkey on Thanksgiving day can seem unending for children. Keep them and your relatives laughing and learning with these fun turkey fact cards.
Or enjoy these Thanksgiving Conversation Starters at the dinner table or in your homeschool. These thought-provoking questions are sure to get your students talking and excited to dive deeper into the history of Thanksgiving.
Teaching Thankfulness In Your Homeschool
Use these adorable printables to express gratitude and list all sorts of things you are grateful for!
Get ready for November and grab your morning time plans now! The 4-week Thankful plans are perfect for morning time. They will help you enjoy the season of thankfulness and reflection with no prep!
Learning with a Thanksgiving Themed Twist
Sometimes you can get your student engaged just by switching up what might feel mundane. For example, do you pull out the same math workbook every single day? Boring. Shake it up occasionally by adding in math printables with new themes or engaging graphics like these Thanksgiving math counting and copy work sheets.
Or have some fun learning Spanish words for traditional fall and Thanksgiving items with these coloring pages. (Also perfect for the Thanksgiving table!)
Thanksgiving Lapbooks for Kids
Lapbooks are lots of hands-on fun for early learners and elementary students. They can learn while getting creative with these lapbooks, All About Thanksgiving, and The Life Cycle of a Turkey.
Thanksgiving Art for the Whole Family
Join Nana from You Are An Artist as she walks you through multiple chalk pastel art tutorials, all with a Thanksgiving theme!
Enjoy recreating Charlie Brown’s infamous Thanksgiving Dinner! Your kids are sure to LOVE this one.
Or Draw Your Way Through The Thanksgiving Story
Over at YOU ARE AN ARTiST you can Draw Your Way Through The Thanksgiving Story! This is a hands-on experience that any child will enjoy. Take a look at all the different ways to enjoy drawing Thanksgiving themed art.
Homeschool Resources for Thanksgiving:
Finding Accurate Thanksgiving History Books for Kids
Thanksgiving Morning Time Resource Pack
30 Days of Fall Picture Books – FREE Calendar
Thanksgiving Craft for Kids: Family Handprint Turkey
The Best Thanksgiving Craft: A Thankful Tree
Additional Ideas to Make Thanksgiving for Kids Fun:
The Best Bucket List Fall Activities for Preschoolers This Year
Easy Thanksgiving Activities for the Whole Family
SALE The Ultimate Fall Homeschool Printable Bundle
Easy Fall Bucket List With A Little Something For Everyone
Explore Autumn with this Informative Nature Journal for Kids
We hope this gives you plenty of ideas for expanding your learning opportunities through the fall and Thanksgiving for kids! You can also join our monthly Homeschool Enrichment Collection and receive the Serving Others Edition.
2 thoughts on “Super Easy Ideas To Make Thanksgiving For Kids Fun”
I love thanksgiving activities. I have a printable bundle for Thanksgiving that you might like to add to your list. You can find it here: https://meaningfulexplorations.com/simple-thanksgiving-activities-for-kids/
Thank you Tina!