I love this time of year, don’t you? We always have a lovely family meal where anyone is welcome at our house. We also spend November enjoying lots of Thanksgiving activities and Thanksgiving Printables for Kids.
This year I thought it would be fun to have art and craft ideas hanging, plus activities created by the children to display. These thankful trees are a perfect decoration and the I am thankful for worksheet makes everyone happy. I hope your family enjoys them as much as ours.
As a thank you from our family to yours you can download a set of these Thanksgiving printables for free below.
Thanksgiving Printables for Kids
Thankful Thanksgiving Printables for kids
Get into the Thanksgiving spirit with these fun learning activities and Thanksgiving coloring pages. Here is a collection of Free Thanksgiving printables your children will enjoy.
And if you need something to keep the kids busy while you’re preparing Thanksgiving dinner these Thankful activities are perfect.
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Free Thanksgiving Printables
We made a fingerprint thankful tree and loved them. If you have older children, they can write what they are thankful for on the branches or around the tree. This is an excellent activity for the whole family.
“Thanksgiving is the holiday of peace, the celebration of work, and the simple life… a true folk-festival that speaks the poetry of the turn of the seasons, the beauty of seedtime and harvest, the ripe product of the year – and the deep, deep connection of all these things with God.”
~ Ray Stannard Baker
Fingerprint Painting a Thankful Tree
This Thanksgiving fingerprint painting activity is the perfect Fall sensory learning experience for toddlers and preschoolers. Plus, it’s fun for older children too! I promise, no matter how old your kids are, you’re going to treasure this precious fingerprint painting for many Thanksgivings to come.
Not only will this painting activity give you a memorable craft to keep for years, but it’s also a great opportunity for kids to explore their senses and engage in a tactile activity that can help them build fine motor skills for handwriting, explore color mixing, and learn more about their own senses of sight and touch.
Bells enjoyed fingerprint painting with fall colors, and all of the trees look beautiful hanging up on display for Thanksgiving.
I Am Thankful for Worksheet
Learning with I Am Thankful ABC Printable Worksheet
It’s super fun to read about all the things your kids are thankful for from dinosaurs to ice cream, loved ones, and their pillows. That alone is reason enough to print and enjoy this I Am Thankful ABC worksheet, but this printable provides an excellent learning opportunity for early elementary students too!
You can use this printable worksheet to practice spelling, handwriting, and even phonemic awareness with kindergarten and early elementary learners at home or in the classroom. Talk about all the different letters, letter sounds, and practice writing words together.
Thanksgiving ABC Gratitude Game
For even more Thanksgiving fun, use this I Am Thankful ABC printable to play an after dinner gratitude game with the whole family this year. Print enough for everyone, pass out some pencils, and start the timer.
You can give a prize to the first person to complete the whole list or the person with the most unique answers. The best part: it’s a great opportunity for everyone to share what they’re grateful for this year in a unique way.
This I am thankful for ABC Printable is the perfect activity for every family and classroom to do. They put a smile on your face every time you look at them and read all of the blessings your children are thankful for.
Thanksgiving Coloring Pages
Coloring pages are always fun. Whether you print out several for the kids to do on Thanksgiving while they wait for dinner. Or you enjoy these Thanksgiving activities during the month leading up to Thanksgiving the kids are bound to love them.
They will also give them a little handwriting practice without them even noticing 😉
Thanksgiving Coloring Pages
Coloring pages are a fun activity for kids of all ages. These cute Thanksgiving coloring pages are perfect for keeping kids busy at the Thanksgiving table or during prep. Plus, they’re also an excellent opportunity for kids to build some really important early learning skills without even knowing it.
Coloring pages give kids a chance to build their finger muscles, practice proper pencil grip, and develop the fine motor skills they’ll need for handwriting and proper penmanship later. Finger strength and dexterity are super important for good handwriting and kids can build the muscles needed when they spend time coloring.
Kids can also learn a lot about color identification, color mixing, lines, shapes, and patterns by coloring. That’s a lot of important early learning for sure!
Completing these Thanksgiving coloring pages will give your kids a sense of accomplishment and help to build their self esteem. Plus, they’ll be building important skills like concentration and attention to detail as they work to stay inside the lines and complete their coloring pages this Thanksgiving.
Do you enjoy coloring with your kids? It can be very relaxing. Share your favorite coloring memories and your favorite Thanksgiving memories with your little ones in the comment section. I can’t wait to read your stories!
Thanksgiving Books for Kids
This month is all about giving thanks and doing for others (even though I would love for that to be all year long) This time of year we are reminded of it even more. I hope you enjoy these free printables as a small gift from my family. Happy Thanksgiving!
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