Last Minute Thanksgiving Activities for Kids

Thanksgiving is celebrated in many locations around the world at various times of the year. In the United States and Brazil, Thanksgiving is celebrated on the fourth Thursday in November. It is held on the second Monday in October in Canada. In the Norfolk Island Territory in Australia, it is celebrated on the last Wednesday of November. The first Thursday in November is recognized as Thanksgiving in Liberia and in Saint Lucia the first Monday in October is their day of celebration. Other countries have similar days for giving thanks for their harvests and gratitude for the many blessings in their lives.

We have gathered a few fun resources for you to use in your celebration of Thanksgiving.

Worksheets: Thanksgiving Worksheets and Printables

123Homeschool4Me: Thanksgiving Worksheets

DLTK's Holiday Crafts for Kids: Thanksgiving Printable Worksheets

All Kids Network: Thanksgiving Worksheets


Printable Activities:

Bren Did: Thanksgiving Cootie Catcher

Mom Foodie: Thanksgiving Jokes For Kids Cootie Catcher

Lemon Squeezy Home: Home Made Butter and Roll-a-Turkey

Artsy Fartsy Mama: Free Printable Thanksgiving Activity Page

BHG: Turkey Day Games (this is a direct link to the PDF – includes cootie catcher, trivia game, placemats, and Bingo game)

MomDot: Turkey Hat Thanksgiving Headband Craft for Kids


For the table:

Live Craft Eat: Free Printable Placemats for Kids

Printabulls: Printable Thanksgiving Placemats

Mess for Less: Woven Paper Placemats

It Happens in a Blink: Kids Thanksgiving Cutlery Holder (could also be used to hold crayons)

Alpha Mom: Thanksgiving Coloring Crafts for the Kids’ Table (Printable turkey-themed centerpiece, napkin holders, and cutlery/crayon holder)

About a Mom: Turkey Crayon Cup with Thanksgiving Placemat

BHG: Adorable DIY Thanksgiving Pie Box

We hope you all have a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday, no matter when or how you celebrate it!