Fun Thanksgiving Activities for Kids

Fun Thanksgiving Activities for Kids

It’s that time of the year again. Thanksgiving, with all its fanfare and grandeur , can be a perfect chance to teach kids about thankfulness and to spend quality time with family and friends! It can also be a chance to let your kids engage in some fun learning activities to help them feel more involved in Thanksgiving.

While you are busy preparing for the big meal, keep your kids entertained and learning with these fun thanksgiving activities:

1. Coloring-Book Tablecloth/Place Mat




Source: Food Network

Let kids get creative at the thanksgiving table with a coloring table cloth or place mat. Both the coloring table cloth and place mat are very easy to do, and the fun kids can have coloring them is endless! This activity is going to be a sure hit at any Thanksgiving table! To learn how to create your own Coloring-Book Tablecloth/Place Mat, check out this post from, and this post from Food Network.

2. Turkey Baster Relay



Source: The Inspired Treehouse

This Thanksgiving activity will not only keep kids entertained for a while, this will also help improve kids’ gross motor skills. What a fun way to celebrate and learn! Check out this post to learn how to do this fun thanksgiving-inspired activity.

3. Clothespin Feathers Turkey


Source: Stir the Wonder

Here is another fun activity that will help boost your child’s fine motor skills and  keep them entertained while you are busy in the kitchen. To learn more about the Clothespin Feathers Turkey thanksgiving activity, visit this post from Stir the Wonder.

4. Turkey Tag


Don’t put the clothespin away just yet. This backyard game also makes use of clothespin, and will surely be a fun way for kids to spend time outside and get active.   This post from Lets Get Together teaches us how to do the clothespin turkeys and how to play this Thanksgiving-inspired game.



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