Thanksgiving is so soon!  You’ve probably thought of all of the dinner details, but what do you have planned to entertain the kids while the turkey is cooking?  Today I’m sharing free printable Thanksgiving activities to keep the kids busy (and out of your hair) while you are busy in the kitchen!

Thanksgiving Activities

 Thanksgiving Activities for Kids

This year for Thanksgiving, I was put in charge of coming up with some fun Thanksgiving activities to keep the kids occupied while the turkey is cooking and the adults are busy in the kitchen.  It can be hard for kids to wait for the turkey, potatoes and stuffing so hopefully these free printable Thanksgiving activities will help keep them entertained.

I know my boys are excited for their turkey dinner, especially the turkey!

Turkey dinner

 Free Printable Thanksgiving Activities for Kids

1. What’s for Thanksgiving Dinner?

Free Thanksgiving Activities

With this fun printable, kids can draw their own Thanksgiving dinner and what they think Thanksgiving dinner will look like or should look like.  They can have fun making up their own food, or drawing the traditional Thanksgiving foods.

Free Download: What’s for Thanksgiving Dinner

2. Thanksgiving Letters

Free Thanksgiving Printable

Kids and adults will have fun with this as they see how many words they can find using the letters in THANKSGIVING.

Free Download: Thanksgiving letters

3. What Are You Thankful For?

Free Thanksgiving PrintableEveryone should take the time to write a list of things they are thankful for.  This list is a fun way for kids to think of things they are thankful for that start with the letters found in THANKSGIVING.

Free Download: What Are You Thankful For?

4. Thanksgiving Coloring Pages

Thanksgiving Coloring Pages

Free Download: Happy Thanksgiving coloring page

Thanksgiving Coloring Page

Free Download:  Turkey Day Coloring Page

And since the family will be together, plan to relax after dinner and play some games!  My favorite family party game is Charades and our Thanksgiving Charades game is so fun! You’ll love watching grandpa act out stuffing a turkey!

What is your favorite part of Thanksgiving dinner?

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