Looking for free Thanksgiving printables that make the kids’ table fun? We’ve got you covered. From coloring turkeys and matching fall leaves to thoughtful lists and connect the dots, little hands will be busy as you finish up the cooking. Scroll down and print out your activity pages today.
Gobble, gobble! Little hands stay busy coloring this terrific turkey before the big meal. Even more, if you print it on card stock paper, you'll have instant placemats. Printing these placemats is as easy as pie over at Crafts by Amanda.
Words for the Day
It’s a Thanksgiving word-fest! Little hands stay busy and learn about all things Thanksgiving coloring in these terrific turkey day words. Head over to My Mini Adventurer for these word printables, grab crayons and you have happy little pumpkins while you finish up cooking the meal.
Turn over a new leaf this year and print out these perfect placemats for half-pints to use. Your little pumpkins will have a fun time matching the shapes. Hop over to Saving Dollars & Sense for the printable, here.
Whether it’s what little diners are thankful for or their favorite Thanksgiving memory, this list will keep their minds busy. A special shout out to teacher Jen over at Teacher Karma for giving us this creative idea. Print it here.
Don’t Eat Tom!
Game time! This turkey game is tons of fun (and easy for everyone to learn!). We give thanks to My Sister’s Suitcase, where you can get detailed directions on how to play. What’s more, you’ll find the free printable too. Who knows? Grown-ups might want to get in on the action too.
Keep ‘Em Busy
Activities galore! From a Thanksgiving word scramble to coloring a cornucopia, there is plenty to do with this free printable. We are thankful to mom Angie over at Real Life at Home for providing these. All you need to provide is the crayons!
Match It Up!
Can you get the right color? We love this Thanksgiving activity for the kids' table. A high five to mom Amy who gives you the free printable. Head over to Rock Your Homeschool; print it out and your little ones will stay busy while you finish up dinner. Just make sure you have all the crayon colors!
Little diners will scoop up the chance to color these pretty pumpkins. Head over to Don’t Eat the Paste to print out these gorgeous gourds.
Turkey Day Placemat
With this placemat from My Sister’s Suitcase, your kids definitely won’t be bored during dinner. It has word scrambles, turkey-tac-toe and opportunities for your little artist to draw and color. To get the printable, click here.
A Bit of Everything
Remind your little ones what Thanksgiving is all about with this printable from Hello Moments. In addition to a word hunt and tic-tac-toe, they’ll get to write a poem and jot down what they’re thankful for. Click here to get the printable.
Count It Out
We love this cute coloring page from 1 + 1 + 1 = 1, especially since it has enough details to keep kids busy for quite a while. Click here to get the printable, plus another adorable page with a turkey to color in.
If your kiddo loves mazes, they’ll definitely have a ball with this one from Brainy Maze. They can also color it in when they’re done. To grab the printable (along with other fall-themed mazes), click here.
Connect the Dots
Kiddos can get some quiet time in while filling in this turkey connect-the-dots page from Big Activities. There’s also another version available that uses the alphabet instead of numbers. Click here to get the printable.
Challenge your kids to write something they’re thankful for on each of these cute cards from What We Do All Day. Or you can have them make personalized place cards for the table. The sky’s the limit with these cards—click here to print them.
Thankful Coloring Page
Make a Match
Print out, cut up and pass out this easy memory game from Mama's Learning Corner to keep kids busy during prep time.
Your kids will love to look for all the parts of a turkey dinner! Grab this and other fun printables over at crayola.com.
Word Scramble Placemat
Because all fine dining establishments have kid-friendly placemats, right? These particular mats come with a word scramble activity that's just right for little learners. Download the printable at Jinxy Kids.
This activity is a great way to immortalize your Thanksgiving meal—have the kids write and draw the most memorable parts of the day. You can even print the same page next year and compare. Get the printable at How to Nest for Less.
As the kids tackle this autumn coloring page, talk about how leaves change color in the fall. Get this printable at Make and Takes.
Snoopy & Charlie Brown
Happiness is a warm puppy and a fun Thanksgiving coloring page. We love this page that features everybody's favorite comic strip pup. Get this printable (and more!) at Best Coloring Pages for Kids.
This paint-by-numbers coloring page is as easy as 1, 2, 3. Little artists who like to get their artwork just right will like the easy-to-follow idea. Get this printable at Nicole's Free Coloring Pages.
Thanksgiving Mad Libs
For a giggle-inducing Thanksgiving activity, try a round (or two!) of festive Mad Libs. Get the printable over at My Sister's Suitcase.
Nix the boredom between Thanksgiving courses with a placemat that offers up many different activities (aka distractions) for the kids. Download the printable at Whatever Dee Dee Wants.
Give Thanks - Dog and Cat
Animal-loving kids will have a blast with this coloring page that gives a dog and a kitty the spotlight. As they color, talk about what your own pets might be thankful for—and why you're thankful for your furry friends. Get the printable at Coloring Pages for Kids by Mr. Adron.
Pilgrims and Giant Feast
Your own Thanksgiving turkey may be more modest, but the kids will get a kick out of the giant feast on this coloring page. Will they color it a delicious golden brown or go for something a bit flashier? (Blue turkey, perhaps?) Get the printable at Raising Our Kids.
Thank You For ...
What are your youngsters most thankful for? Crayons? Books? Discuss and share as they decorate this fun list. Get the printable at Living Creatively.
Adorable Pilgrim Boy
How cute is this pilgrim boy coloring sheet? This tiny guy just needs your little one's colorful attention. Download your own pages at familyholiday.net.
Thanksgiving Decoder Puzzle
Do your kids love figuring out puzzles? Give their thinking caps a mini-workout with this fun decoder puzzle. Get the printable at All Kids Network.
—Abigail Matsumoto & Nikki Walsh