25+ Thanksgiving-Themed Educational Activities for Kids

Here’s over 25 learning activities for Thanksgiving. You’ll find creative activities centered around Thanksgiving for math, science, language arts, and more!

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25+ Educational Activities for Thanksgiving (including math, science, language arts, and sensory play!)

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, I wanted to put together a resource of some of my favorite educational activities centered around Thanksgiving for you! Here’s over 25 Thanksgiving themed activities focusing on fine motor skills, sensory play, math, language arts, and science!


25+ Thanksgiving-Themed Learning Activities for Kids

Thanksgiving Fine Motor Activities

thanksgiving fine motor activities

Fine Motor Turkey from Buggy and Buddy

Fine Motor Turkey for Tots from Twodaloo

Turkey Fine Motor Craft from Fantastic Fun and Learning


Thanksgiving Sensory Play Activities

thanksgiving sensory play ideas

Turkey Quiet Bin from How Wee Learn

Cranberry Sensory Play from Little Bins for Little Hands

Thanksgiving Turkey Play Dough from Fantastic Fun and Learning


thanksgiving sensory play for toddlers and preschoolers

No Cook Gluten Free Edible Pumpkin Pie Play Clay from Fun at Home with Kids

Indian Corn Squish Bag from Fantastic Fun and Learning

Thanksgiving Sensory Bin from Sugar Aunts


Thanksgiving Math Activities

thanksgiving math activities

Pattern Block Turkeys from Buggy and Buddy

Turkey Feather Counting and Sorting Game from A Little Pinch of Perfect

Paper Plate Shape Turkey from Toddler Approved!

thanksgiving math activities

Fact Family Turkeys from No Time for Flashcards

Thanksgiving Math with Foam Turkeys from Fun-A-Day!

Turkey Feather Math Thanksgiving Activity from Fantastic Fun and Learning



Thanksgiving Language Arts Activities and Resources

thanksgiving language arts activities

“I am thankful for…” Story Window from Buggy and Buddy

Feather Letter Turkey from Growing Book by Book

Thanksgiving Books for Kids from Crayon Box Chronicles


thanksgiving language arts activities for kids

Thanksgiving Literacy Fun from Pre-K Pages

Thanksgiving Songs for Kids from Fantastic Fun and Learning

Thanksgiving Story Bracelet from Fun-A-Day!


Thanksgiving Science Activities

thanksgiving science activities

Gobbling Turkey Craft from Meaningful Mama

How to Make Butter in a Jar  from Buggy and Buddy

Dancing Corn Science Activity from Little Bins for Little Hands


thanksgiving science for kids

Thanksgiving Sink or Float from JDaniel4’s Mom

Mayflower Craft and Science Activity from Fantastic Fun and Learning

Build Cranberry Structures from Little Bins for Little Hands


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25+ Thanksgiving Themed Learning Activities for Kids: Thanksgiving and turkey themed math activities, Thanksgiving reading activities, sensory play and more!


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