Keeping kiddos busy and excited about Thanksgiving is so much easier with fun activities! These interactive Thanksgiving activities for kids of all ages are sure to keep them busy and happy on the big day!
Your busy kids will surely love these Thanksgiving activities!
Fun and Interactive Thanksgiving Activities For Kids
1. Pumpkin Candies and Toothpicks Structures
Candy pumpkins and toothpicks make great building materials and are so much fun to play with! Your kiddos will surely love this activity by Lemon Lime Adventures!
2. Turkey Counting Game
Use colored clothes pins as feathers and pin them to turkeys as a counting game in this activity for your preschooler from Childcareland Blog!
3. Corn Cob Process Art
Your little one will have fun with some paint and a corn cob in this awesome, great, and messy Thanksgiving process art by Fun a Day!
4. Cute Pencil Teepee
Don’t topple the teepee! Your kiddos will have a good laugh playing with this pencil teepee game by The Inspired Tree House!
5. Turkey Feather Hunting
Send your kids on this turkey feather hunt game from No Time for Flashcards! Whoever finds the most feathers, wins!
6. Make Your Own Turkey Activity
The little ones are going to love creating their own turkey with this fun fine motor skill activity from Mama OT!
7. Feed the Turkey Game
Kids will love feeding the turkey with this colored pasta! Such fun pretend play from Mama OT!
8. Cute Felt Turkey for Toddlers
Keep your little one occupied as he builds his own felt turkey from precut pieces in this fun activity by Kids Activities Blog!
9. Painted Gratitude Hearts
Your kids can gather stones and paint gratitude hearts on them as they talk about what they’re thankful for in this touching activity by Fireflies & Mud Pies.
10. Creative Indian Headband
Your child can sew their very own Indian headband and wear it while you talk about the first Thanksgiving. Follow the tutorial from Kids Activities Blog!
11. Awesome Thanksgiving Science Experiment
Your kids can grow their own gobblers with this fun Thanksgiving-based science experiment by Growing a Jeweled Rose!
12. Yummy and Cute Pilgrim Mice
Create pilgrim mice with vegetables like this one from Kids Activities Blog! It’s gonna be a yummy meal for your kiddos and their friends too!
13. Turkey Playdough Mat
Print this playdough mat from Tot Schooling and kids can create turkey feathers out of different colors of dough!
14. Delicious Pompom Pie
Let your littles help prepare dinner with this pompom pie from Amy Writes!
15. Bobbing Pumpkins Game
Bobbing for pumpkins is a fun Thanksgiving day game from Two Daloo!
16. Amazing String Pumpkins
You won’t believe how these string pumpkins were made. They’re super cute, and your kids are going to love making them! Read and follow the tutorial from Kids Activities Blog to do it!
17. What are You Grateful for Wheel
Help kids express what they’re thankful for using this Thanksgiving thanks tool by Simply Modern Mom!
18. Fun Thanksgiving Bingo
This Thanksgiving bingo idea from Crazy Little Projects is a super fun way to teach kids about Thanksgiving and give them something fun to do while they wait.
19. Thankful Leaves Basket Toss
Toss leaves into these baskets and kids can talk about what they’re thankful for as they throw! Such great activity from Kids Activities Blog!
20. Turkey Feather Race
Turkey baster race is an awesome way to give busy kids something fun to do while parents are busy in the kitchen! Set the race with this fun game from The Inspired Treehouse!
21. Colored Stick Turkey
Here’s another fun counting game by Fantastic Fun Learning! Kids can match the colored stick feathers to the turkey by the number on their back.
22. Ring Toss Activity
Let your kiddos play toss the rings with this turkey-inspired ring toss activity by Hands On as We Grow!
23. Fun Turkey Rocket
This turkey rocket game by Growing a Jeweled Rose is easy to make and so much fun to watch as it whizzes across the room!
24. Turkey Tag Game
Turkey tag is a great way to get the kids outside and running! Just attach the turkey clips to their clothes and whoever gathers the most clips, wins! Tag Let’s Get Together when you do this activity!
25. Colorful Woven Mat
This woven placemat craft by Mess for Less is easy to make and a great way to get kids involved in the decorating process!
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Which creative Thanksgiving activity are you doing with your little one today?