Free Thanksgiving Color by Number

These free Thanksgiving color by number worksheets are a great way to get the little ones involved in the holiday festivities.

The best part is they’ll have so much fun they won’t know they’re working on numbers and color words while completing each one.

Color by number worksheets are a great way to keep kids entertained while learning at the same time.

This particular set includes ten worksheets with different Thanksgiving-themed images.

Your child will enjoy coloring in these pictures while also practicing number recognition and identifying color words.

As your child completes each worksheet, they’ll be able to proudly display their finished product as artwork.

What better way to show off their skills than by having something beautiful to hang on the refrigerator or bulletin board?

Plus, you can use these as decorations for your Thanksgiving feast!

Free Thanksgiving Color by Number

Color by number worksheets are a fun and easy way for students to practice basic math skills.

In this lesson, students will be assessed on their ability to identify colors and numbers 1-10.


  • Printer
  • Cardstock or printer paper
  • Pencil/Crayons
  • Color by numbers (Enter your email at the bottom of this post, and the download link will be sent to your inbox.)


Print the worksheets and present them to your preschooler with colored pencils or crayons for coloring.

Introduce the concept of color by numbers to your children. Explain that they will be coloring a picture using specific colors, and that they must follow the colors given to complete the picture correctly.

Choose one of the worksheets to begin with. Have them identify the number one and the corresponding color. Explain that they will color each section containing the number 1 that specific color.

Once they’ve colored all of the sections numbered “1”, they’ll continue through the numbers in the color code to complete the picture.

Differentiated Instruction

There are many different ways to adapt color by number worksheets for different levels of learners.

For students who need extra practice with color words, you can color the color word for your child. Then, have them match their crayon to each color swatch to choose the color they need.

Thanksgiving Books for Kids

Thanksgiving books for kids can be a fun way to celebrate the holiday. They can teach about the history of Thanksgiving, or simply provide stories and activities that are themed around the holiday.

If you’re looking for a few recommendations, here are a few Thanksgiving books that your child is sure to enjoy.

The First Thanksgiving Day by Laura Krauss Melmed

This beautiful picture book counting story celebrates the very first Thanksgiving Day with vibrant illustrations and lively verse.

A Turkey for Thanksgiving by Eve Bunting

Mr. and Mrs. Moose invite all their animal friends for Thanksgiving dinner and the only one missing is Turkey. When they set out to find him, Turkey is quaking with fear because he doesn’t realize that his hosts want him at their table, not on it.

The Legend of the Indian Paintbrush by Tomie DePaola

This book tells the legend of how the Indian paintbrush flower got its name. It is a beautiful and inspiring story that is perfect for reading around Thanksgiving time.

Turkey Trouble by Wendi Silvano

Turkey is in trouble. Bad trouble. The kind of trouble where it’s almost Thanksgiving…and you’re the main course. But Turkey has an idea―what if he doesn’t look like a turkey? What if he looks like another animal instead?

Thanksgiving Book-Based Printables


• These funny turkey tees are perfect for the whole family!

• Add pilgrim and turkey peg dolls to your small world play area this holiday season.

• A paper Thanksgiving-themed table cover to color is perfect for the kids table!

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