Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. It is a good thing to be mindful of the many blessings God has bestowed upon us, and I’m glad our country sets aside a day dedicated to doing so.
Over the years, I’ve published lots of resources that have a Thanksgiving theme. I thought this year would be a good time to gather all those free printables together, and make them easier for my readers to find. So here you go. Enjoy!
Thanksgiving Activities, Games, and Quizzes
- 10 Tidbits of Thanksgiving Trivia Everyone Should Know – How much do you know about this National Holiday? Time for a Pop Quiz!
- Let’s Talk Turkey Trivia Quiz – Test your knowledge about the birds that have graced the table of many a Thanksgiving feast.
- Thanksgiving Word Find Game – Here’s an easy activity to keep kids quiet and happy until dinner is ready.
- Thanksgiving Scattergories – Our full-color version of this game is cute as a button.
- Thanksgiving Scattergories – Or, if you want to conserve ink, try this black and white version.
- Outdoor Scavenger Hunt – Take a family hike after dinner and compete to see who’ll be first to find five in a row.
- Nature Photo Safari – for a high-tech twist on an old favorite, use your phone to document your finds.
Thanksgiving Lists, Cards, and Stationery
- 5 Things I’m Thankful For – This simple printable makes it easy to count (and share!) the year’s blessings for which your’e most grateful
- Giving Thanks during Hardship – A reminder to look for God’s hand at work, even (especially) in the midst of great trials
- Free Printable Gratitude Placecards – Place one of these at each place around the table, either pre-filled with some trait for which you are grateful in each guest, or blank, so that they can record something for which they’re thankful themselves.
- Free Printable Thank You Notes – Express your gratitude in writing to family, friends, and neighbors by sending them one of these pretty cards.
- Thanksgiving Stickers & Envelope Seals – Use these stickers to seal envelopes or embellish napkin rings, place markers, or menus for your family feast.
- Blessings from God Bookmarks – These pretty bookmarks contain some of my favorite Bible promises of all time.
Thanksgiving Scripture Coloring Pages
- In All Things Give Thanks – This coloring page has big, easy-to-color lettering that is perfect for your littlest artists.
- In Everything Give Thanks – This sweet coloring page features a young girl praying before a meal
- In Everything Give Thanks – This version of 1 Thessalonians 5:16 features a bold sunflower border
- In Everything Give Thanks – This version is more detailed, with intricate scrollwork surrounding the verse.
- Forget Not All His Benefits – A pretty reminder to count our blessings and give thanks to the God who bestows on us every good and perfect gift.
- Rejoice Always – Rejoicing is the natural expression of a grateful heart.
- Pray with Thanksgiving – This coloring page urges us to pray for our leaders from a thankful heart.
More Tips and Ideas for Celebrating Thanksgiving
- 5 Kernels of Corn – Try this idea for a pertinent history lesson and a meaningful family tradition.
- 6 Tips to Make Meal Prep Easier – Here’s help for those who don’t wish to spend the whole day in the kitchen.
- 50 Fun Family Activities for Fall – Print a list of seasonal activities your entire family will enjoy.
- Tips for Taking Better Family Photos – While the family is gathered, whip out the camera and get a good shot for sending in your Christmas cards.
- 6 Steps to a Stress-Free Holiday Season – Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the end as far as the year goes. The rest of the holiday season will fly by. Do these six things to keep stress levels to a minimum between now and New Year’s.