Thanksgiving Printable Activities

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and you don’t want to miss out on these fun Thanksgiving printable activities for your preschoolers!

These printables are designed to help your little ones focus on early math and literacy skills.

They’re perfect for keeping kids occupied while you cook up a Thanksgiving feast or while they wait for the big parade to start.

Your kids will love these activities – they’re colorful, fun, and engaging. And best of all, they’ll be learning without even realizing it.

You can print them out as many times as you want so there’s plenty for everyone.

You can pick and choose activities based on their interests and needs, or you can choose to have them complete them all instead of your “regular” homeschool preschool lessons.

Thanksgiving Printable Activities

Your little turkeys will love this fun Thanksgiving printable pack! Inside this 20-page freebie, you’ll find the following activities:

• 4-part puzzles: These four puzzles help little ones build their visual discrimination skills. Cut the four puzzles apart, mix up the pieces, and have your preschooler reassemble them.

• Letter T Maze: Here’s another way for your little ones to work on their visual discrimination skills as well as letter identification. Students will circle or color each letter “T” to make a path from the pilgrim girl to the turkey.

• T is for Turkey: Have preschoolers color the letter T and the turkey. Then, they can trace the word with their finger.

• ABC Matching Cards: Cut out the alphabet cards. Cut each card in half. Have students match the uppercase and lowercase letters.

• Color and Write: Students will color the turkey and write the word. Two font selections are provided.

• Dot Marker Page: This activity page helps little ones fine tune their motor skills as they use dot markers or circle stickers to fill in each circle.

• Letter Hunt: Students use a dot marker, crayon, or pencil to identify each letter T and t on the page.

• Number Tracing: Students will trace the numbers 1-10. Two font selections are provided.

• Trace the Lines: Kids will trace various lines and squiggles on this page.

• Writing Prompt: This page contains space for students to write a sentence about turkeys. Young writers can dictate their sentence to a helper.

• Count and Clip Cards: Students will count the objects on each card, and clip the correct number with a clothespin or paperclip.


Fill your book basket with a great collection of Thanksgiving picture books. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore.

If you have a hard time finding them, you can order them through my Amazon affiliate links by clicking the images below.

How to Catch a TurkeyTurkey Trouble10 Fat Turkeys


How to Catch a Turkey – A turkey is running loose in a school right before a Thanksgiving play. Can YOU help catch it? Follow along as students turn their school upside down trying to catch the turkey, ending with a twist that ensures no turkeys are harmed (or eaten!).

Turkey Trouble – 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? 

10 Fat Turkeys – Girls and boys will gobble up this hilarious story about ten goofy turkeys and their silly antics: swinging from a vine, strutting on a boar, doing a noodle dance, and more. 

Teaching Resources

Do you smell that? Is it fall or your new pumpkin pie play dough kit. This homemade pumpkin scented play dough kit is perfect as a party favor, holiday goody bag or even a fun activity at home.

Welcome autumn and encourage creativity in your children with this fall-themed felt creations busy bag. Practice counting and exploring patterns as you put on the turkey’s feathers.

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  1. Tara, you make me want to go back in time. I did so much of these things with my kids during the preschool years and beyond. Great ideas! So glad you shared on Fresh Market Friday! I have included you as a feature this week…so many good ideas.