Thanksgiving Activities for Kids

I am always so excited for Christmas that we fail to do a lot of Thanksgiving activities.  This year I hope to rectify that.  Here is a great collection of Thanksgiving activities for kids to help us all make the most of this fun and often slighted holiday.

Thanksgiving Activities for Kids
Thanksgiving Activities for Kids- arts, crafts, games, fun recipes, and MORE!

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Thanksgiving Arts & Crafts

Make M&M turkey's Toddler Approved

Gourd Gobblers  Martha Stewart
Paper Roll Turkey Craft  Mess for Less
Hand and Feet Turkey  Busy Bee Crafts
Pine Cone Turkey's  ParentMap

Thanksgiving pine cone turkey by Amazing Moms

Pilgrim Hat Craft  Art Platter
Make turkey finger puppets  Frog Prince Paperie
Glove Turkeys  Blog Me Mom
Scented Pumpkin Pie Craft  Mess for Less

Scrapbook Paper Turkey  Mess for Less
Make learning fun with math turkeys  Blog Me Mom
Paper Plate Turkey Craft  Meet the Dubiens

Paper Roll Turkeys  Blog Me Mom
Recycled Bottle Turkey Craft  The Iowa Farmers Wife
Cereal Box Turkey's  Plum Pudding


Thanksgiving Play Recipes & Sensory Play

Thanksgiving Sensory Tub  Nurturing Naters

Pumpkin Ice Cream Dough  Frogs, Snails, & Puppy Dog Tails
Indian Corn Sensory Bin  The Chaos & the Clutter
Fall Sensory Rice  Growing a Jeweled Rose

A Tub Full of Seeds  Picklebums
Indian Corn Experiment  The Homeschool Den

Thanksgiving Sensory Tub  Counting Coconuts
Thanksgiving Pasta Sensory Play  123 Homeschool for Me
Pumpkin Pie Slime Recipe  Growing a Jeweled Rose

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Pumpkin Moon Sand Recipe  Growing a Jeweled Rose
Make handprint turkey mosaics using sensory materials  The Idea Room
Make Sensory Turkey's  4 Crazy Kings

Painting with Indian Corn  Teach Preschool
Cinnamon Spice Play Dough  Not Just Cute


Thanksgiving Themed Food Fun

Make a Fruit Gobbler  what a fun idea from Spoonful
Fun Thanksgiving Lunch for Kids  Cookie Cutter Lunch
Indian Turkey Lunch for Kids  Bento Box Cookbook

Pilgrim Hat Cookies  Sinful Southern Sweets
Apple Turkey Snacks  Mom Endeavors

Oreo Turkey's  Best Bites
Tommy the Turkey Lunch  Meet the Dubiens



Celebrating Family, Friends, & Gratitude

Make a thankful Thanksgiving Tree  Mama Smiles
Family Gratitude Journal  Kids Activities Blog
Gratitude Garland Family Craft  The High Heeled Mama
Thankful Turkey Craft  ParentMap

Thanksgiving thankful turkey craft by Meet the Dubiens

Leaves of Love  The Artful Parent
Make a thankful box  No Time for Flash Cards
Thankful Tree Craft   Makes and Takes

Give Thanks Gratitude Board  Jellybean Junkyard
Thankful Bucket  The Idea Room

One of the most special traditions ever - gratitude rolls! Don't miss blessing your family!


Thanksgiving Games & Other FUN

Thanksgiving Turkey Bowling  Makes and Takes

Thanksgiving Turkey Bowl

Indian Corn Investigation  Teaching Two & Three Year Olds
Turkey Feather Hunt  No Time for Flash Cards
Turkey Trot Game  Spoonful

Turkey Trot

Thanksgiving Tic-Tac-Toe  It's Overflowing
Turkey Bingo  The Party Wagon


Lastly, if you really want to get the kids into the Thanksgiving spirit one of these adorable turkey costumes would surely do it.  This is especially cute for baby's first Thanksgiving.   
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Happy Thanksgiving!

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