Celebrate Thanksgiving day with these fun learning activities and craft project ideas for kids of all ages. Check out these adorably easy Thanksgiving activities for kids to make using simple materials found around the house. From delicious recipes to fun printables and cute crafts, these family fun ideas are sure to keep kids busy.

Printout a Thanksgiving Activity Pack

This no-prep, no fuss Thanksgiving-themed learning pack was created by the Meyer family https://www.instagram.com/themeyermethod/?hl=en who are Metro Detroit parents with backgrounds in Education. Each digital download costs only $2.99 and includes 10 pages of learning activities that focus on reading foundational skills and math. LittleGuide Detroit readers can enjoy a 50% discount when using the code “THANKFUL” during checkout!

Build Playdough Turkeys 

With just a few simple items, kids can create their very own playdough turkey. And if you’re out of playdough, try this homemade, no-cook cinnamon playdough recipe that smells delish.

Play Thanksgiving Bingo 

This Thanksgiving Bingo game is perfect to play while the turkey cooks and best of all is free to print and play.

Draw Process Focused, Child Created Turkeys 

Let children take the lead and use their imaginations to create their very own turkey. Provide a few materials (paper, crayons, markers, feathers, google eyes, glue, paint, or watercolors) and step back and watch children’s artwork come to life. And because books provide some of the best inspiration for young children, read one of these fabulous turkey picture books beforehand and then use it as a “visual” to inspire kid’s artwork. 

DIY Autumn Leaf Wreath

Take a Thanksgiving morning family walk around your neighborhood or local park and gather leaves to make your very own autumn leaf wreath.

Have Fun with Gobble Gobble Mad Libs 

For families who love family game night, this hilarious Thanksgiving Mad Libs game will have the entire family laughing and having fun.

Paint Pinecones, Leaves + Acorns

This one is super simple! Grab some paint, gather some pinecones, leaves, or acorns and get to painting. After your creations have dried, they can even be added to your Thanksgiving centerpiece.

Make Nut Butter Turkey Snacks 

These healthy, simple, and delicious snacks are perfect for kids to help make and can fill up little tummies before the big Thanksgiving feast.

Paint Turkey Tracks 

Turkey tracks are a silly and fun way to make turkey art with kids! It is a super easy and fun way to keep little ones engaged while you are busy in the kitchen.

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