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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.
Super Easy Ideas To Make Thanksgiving For Kids Fun
Here are some super easy ideas that you can incorporate into your home, homeschool, or classroom.
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.
Or enjoy exploring the inside of a pumpkin together and discovering facts all about pumpkins with this group workshop.
Thanksgiving Table Fun
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.
Use these adorable printables to express gratitude and list all sorts of things you are grateful for!
Learning with a Thanksgiving 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!)
Join Nana from You Are An Artist as she walks you through multiple chalk pastel art tutorials, all with a Thanksgiving theme!
Or for more Thanksgiving and fall art projects, check out this mixed media workshop from Masterpiece Society.
Homeschool Resources for Thanksgiving:
Additional Ideas to Make Thanksgiving for Kids Fun:
We hope this gives you plenty of ideas for expanding your learning opportunities through the fall and Thanksgiving!