Gobble! Gobble! Check out these 28 amazing Montessori Thanksgiving activities for kids covering art, science, math, and language! I am always on the lookout for creative holiday activities. Thanksgiving learning activities are on my list.
In addition to the Thanksgiving activities I have up my sleeve, I searched for amazing ideas for inspiration. Check them out below!
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Thanksgiving Activities for Kids
#1 – Turkey Number Cards
I created [FREE Thanksgiving printable] Turkey Number Counters as a fun, festive, seasonal math work for my [at the time] four-year-old. Cute, right? I found the image of this place setting and knew I had to use it. Number card variations seem endless.
#2 – Pattern Block Turkey
This Turkey Pattern Block Activity from Buggy & Buddy is creative and can be applied to practical life, sensorial, math, and art!
This is the perfect Thanksgiving activity for preschoolers and toddlers! I love the simplicity of this Color Matching Fine Motor Activity from I Heart Arts N Crafts.
Perfect for working on young kids’ fine motor skills and introducing early math concepts with sorting and matching.
#4 – Leaf Turkey
This beautiful Leaf Turkey is from Crafty Morning. Hook kids onto why leaves change color by creating this fun and colorful leaf turkey! This turkey project is suitable for preschoolers and elementary-aged kids.
#5 – Tic Tac Turkey
Get little bodies moving with this creative life-sized Tic Tac Turkey from Pizzazzerie!
This adorable Family Handprint Turkey is brought to us by Crafts by Amanda. The perfect Thanksgiving activity for families, a keepsake, and a family tradition for Thanksgiving!
#7 – Sticky Paper Turkey
The amazing hands-on group Sticky Paper Turkey from Teach Preschool provides an early math lesson. The result is also unique and creative and builds community as the children create the patterns together.
A fun activity that combines art & science, this festive Coffee Filter Tie-Dye Turkey from Busy Kids Happy Mom is beautiful!
This playdough from Fantastic Fun & Learning is a refreshing invitation to play, create, and work on hand strength.
#10 – Dish Brush Turkey
Kids love exploring textures and mediums, especially in art. This process art Dish Brush Turkey from Crafty Morning is perfect for the holiday!
#11 – Turkey Baster Relay
How creative is this Turkey Baster Relay from The Inspired Treehouse? Kids will love the “feather race” and get to work on their fine motor skills.
#12 – Zentangle Turkey
This Thanksgiving activity for elementary students – the Zentangle Turkey – is from Play Dr. Mom and will inspire a range of kids in terms of age and development. Let kids get creative and use their imaginations as they color their turkey the way they see it.
#13 – Pasta Turkey
This Pasta Turkey from Happy Home Fairy is simple to put together as an invitation in the art area. Kids love glue and fun-shaped pasta!
#14 – Turkey Treat Jar
I love how Toddler Approve integrates gratitude with this Turkey Treat Jar. What a great way to teach children about the holiday.
#15 – Tissue Paper Turkey
A simple invitation to create! This Tissue Paper Turkey makes for lovely decor and a neat sun catcher.
#16 – Paper Plate Turkey
This super fun and easy Paper Plate Turkey from Crafty Morning is inexpensive and gives a range of children loads of creative freedom! I love the colors!
#17 – Turkey Suncatchers
Turkey Suncatchers from Learn, Create, Explore are simple to put together, and kids can be creative with their unique spin!
#18 – Turkey Suncatcher
Another Turkey Suncatcher, but this one, from Stay at Home Educator, has a twist. I love the shapes of the turkey and the brown border.
#19 – Thankful Turkey Craft
Thanksgiving is the perfect holiday to teach your kids about gratitude. With this thankful turkey craft, your kids can reflect on what they have, both material and immaterial.
#20 – Gratitude Pumpkin
Focus on gratitude and the big and little things you’re thankful for this November with these printable Gratitude Pumpkins.
Kids will have fun debating these silly Thanksgiving would you rather questions.
This fun printable Thanksgiving game of charades is great for the whole family. There are even picture clues for the youngest players.
Kids will love to paint, cut, and glue together their unique paper plate pilgrim craft.
How adorable are these coloring books? The perfect activity leading up to the holiday or for the day when the adults may want to visit. These coloring books will engage kids!
Your kids will love tracing the lines & shapes with the baby turkeys in this Thanksgiving tracing packet.
#26 – Picasso Turkey Project
Explore art through this famous artist-inspired turkey project that is simple and fun for multiple ages.
#27 – Turkey Balloon Race
Get everyone up and have fun this Thanksgiving with Turkey Balloon races. Fantastic STEM for the holidays.
Add some Thanksgiving jokes to your Thanksgiving activity.