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Thanksgiving Worksheets

It's almost Thanksgiving!  Here are some fun puzzles, activities, crafts, and worksheets you can use with your class.

Thanksgiving Worksheets

Thanksgiving Games, Puzzles, & Activities

Cut out the turkey pattern and the feathers.  Write on the feathers.  Glue them on the turkey's body.
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Find the hidden words: turkey, Pilgrim, Native American, stuffing, Mayflower, and more.
2nd through 4th Grades
Play Thanksgiving Bingo with your class!  Students cut and color the Thanksgiving pictures, then glue them onto the bingo board.
Hide Thanksgiving facts around the classroom. Challenge your students to find the hidden facts and use them to answer questions.
Students can read the Thanksgiving clues and fill in the words on this criss-cross puzzle.
2nd through 4th Grades
How many words can you make from the letters in the word THANKSGIVING? This worksheet has primary-ruled lines for students in grades K through 2.
How many words can you make by rearranging the letters in the word THANKSGIVING? This worksheet has a scoring system and was designed for students in grades 3 through 6.
Here's a fun hat/crown craft. Color the turkey, cut it out and assemble the crown. Then wear it around the school.
Pre-K through 2nd Grade
Solve this Thanksgiving cryptogram picture puzzle to decode a secret message.
Kindergarten to 2nd Grade
Cut and fold this cootie catcher craft to make a Thanksgiving turkey!
Your kids will love coloring the Pilgrims at the top of this calendar worksheet.
Use this turkey paper to write Thanksgiving stories or poems.
This color-by-number picture can make two different Thanksgiving scenes depending on which worksheet you complete. One is a turkey and one is a cornucopia.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade

Early Literacy
(Very Basic)

Students can color, cut, and assemble this Thanksgiving-themed mini-book. Then they count the objects on each page and write the amounts. Then read the book.
Pre-K through 1st Grade
Cut out the words and arrange them into a complete sentence. Then write the sentence and draw a picture. The sentence reads, "Do you see the turkey?"
Pre-K through 1st Grade
Cut out the word cards. Arrange them into as many complete sentences as you can. Most words are basic sight words, such as: our, me, the, see, you eat. Some words have a Thanksgiving theme, such as turkey, ate, pie, roll, corn.
Kindergarten to 2nd Grade
With this cut-and-glue activity, students will cut out the Thanksgiving-themed words and glue them into the correct column: 1- or 2-syllable words.
1st through 3rd Grades
Sort the Thanksgiving-themed words from the word bank into the correct columns depending on the number of syllables in each word.
1st through 3rd Grades

Graphic Organizers

On this printable graphic organizer, students write about the things they see, smell, hear, feel, and taste on Thanksgiving Day.
2nd through 4th Grades

Thanksgiving Reading Comprehension

Ivy's Mommy, Grandma, and Grandpa are busy in the kitchen, preparing for Thanksgiving. Ivy wants to help. What can she do?
(Approx. Grade Levels: 1-2)
1st Grade
Molly is convinced that her Thanksgiving is ruined when the electricity goes out. No turkey, no stuffing, and no pumpkin pie. But when she finds a neighbor in need, Molly discovers a new meaning to Thanksgiving.
(Approx. Grade Levels: 2-4)
2nd through 4th Grades
Learn all about wild turkeys, including what they eat, where they live, and how they sleep.
(Approx. Grade Levels: 2-4)
2nd Grade
Leslie has to write a report on what she's most thankful for this Thanksgiving, but she can't decide on one thing. But after spending the holiday with her family, she knows exactly what she'll write about.
(Approx. Grade Levels: 3-4)
3rd Grade
This informative article compares and contrasts Thanksgiving in the United States to Thanksgiving in Canada. Approximately 3rd grade reading level.
(Approx. Grade Levels: 3-5)
4th Grade
Read about the lucky turkeys that have been pardoned by American presidents throughout history.
(Approx. Grade Levels: 4-5)
4th Grade
Read about the 9,000-year history of pumpkin pie. Approximately 4th grade reading level.
(Approx. Grade Levels: 4-5)
5th Grade
Discover why Benjamin Franklin thought the wild turkey would be the ideal bird to symbolize America. Approximately 4th grade reading level.
(Approx. Grade Levels: 4-5)
3rd through 5th Grades
Kids will enjoy this fun poem about a child who befriends a turkey on Thanksgiving.
(Approx. Grade Level: 2)
1st through 4th Grades

Story Pictures

The turkey is holding up a sign. Write words in the sign, then explain the picture.
2nd through 5th Grades
A turkey, dressed in a bib, is holding up a knife and a fork. Write a Thanksgiving story to explain why.
2nd through 5th Grades
A turkey is holding up a sign that says "Vegetarians-R-Us." Write a silly story to explain the illustration.
2nd through 5th Grades

Coloring Pages

Use crayons or markers to color the picture of the turkey.
Pre-K through 3rd Grade
This turkey coloring page also includes pumpkins, leaves, a tree, and some clouds, making for a lovely Thanksgiving scene.
1st through 4th Grades
Print off this worksheet for a fun Thanksgiving-themed coloring activity.
Pre-K through 3rd Grade


Write the answers to the addition math facts and color the Thanksgiving turkey according to the key.
1st through 3rd Grades
Solve the addition problems and color according to the key to reveal two different Thanksgiving-themed mystery pictures.
1st through 3rd Grades
Use the sums from 16 addition problems to put together a Thanksgiving-themed puzzle picture.
2nd and 3rd Grades
Students will add the problems and use their answers to unscramble the holiday picture.
2nd and 3rd Grades
Find pairs of numbers that add up to twelve. These game boards have a Thanksgiving turkey theme.
1st Grade
Adding problems with 2-digits; Requires regrouping; Thanksgiving turkey pictures.
1st through 4th Grades
Students can cut out pictures of Thanksgiving foods from a grocery store ad paper. Then add up the prices to find the total cost of the items.
2nd through 4th Grades


Write the answers to basic subtraction problems and color the Thanksgiving turkey according to the key.
1st and 2nd Grades
2-digit with regrouping subtraction problems inside of turkey pictures.
1st through 3rd Grades
Solve the 3-digit subtraction problems. Then cut out the numbered picture squares. Match each picture square with the answer on the math page. Clue the squares in the correct positions to reveal a picture of a turkey.
2nd through 4th Grades
Find the sums and difference. Then, color the cornucopia. Includes two word problems about Pilgrims.
2nd through 4th Grades


Solve each multiplication problem. Then use your answer and match it to the color key and color the picture to solve the mystery picture.
3rd through 5th Grades
Multiplication problems; 2-digits times 1-digit; Thanksgiving pictures.
3rd through 5th Grades
Solve the 2-digit by 1-digit multiplication problems. Then math the puzzle pieces with the answers. The completed picture is a Thanksgiving scene.
3rd through 5th Grades


Write the quotients, then color the mystery picture to reveal a Thanksgiving turkey.
3rd and 4th Grades
Solve the division problems and use the answers to color in the pictures. The two worksheets in this file may look the same but they each produce a unique Thanksgiving illustration!
3rd and 4th Grades
1 and 2-digit quotients, all problems have remainders; Thanksgiving turkey pictures on the page.
3rd through 5th Grades

Word Problems
Mixed Math Skills

This worksheet has basic Thanksgiving-themed word problems for 1st and 2nd grade students.
1st and 2nd Grades
This printable sheet has math word problems for 2nd and 3rd graders. Skills include adding and subtracting numbers with 2, 3 and 4 digits.
2nd and 3rd Grades
These word problems were written for 3rd and 4th graders. Skills include multi-step problems, fractions, division, and subtracting money.
3rd and 4th Grades
This math worksheet features Thanksgiving word problems for 5th and 6th grade students. Skills include 3-digit multiplication, long division, fractions of a group, and multi-step problems.
5th and 6th Grades


Count the dots and color the picture according to the key.

Teaching Tools

Keep track of student rewards, reading, or homework assignments with this sticker chart.

Thanksgiving Spelling

Thanksgiving Spelling Unit (Grade 1)

Here is a complete unit with Thanksgiving spelling words. Includes a word list, ABC order activity, puzzles, and assessment resources.

Thanksgiving Spelling Unit (Grade 2)

Here's a Thanksgiving spelling unit for second graders. Word list includes: dinner, roll, turkey, pie, fork, plate, knife, thank, butter, and corn.

Thanksgiving Spelling Unit (Grade 3)

The third grade Thanksgiving spelling unit includes a word list, flash cards, word puzzles, and assessment resources.

Thanksgiving Spelling Unit (Grade 4)

This page has several spelling worksheets (approx. 4th grade level). There's a Thanksgiving word list, spelling puzzles, and an ABC order activity with a Thanksgiving theme.

Thanksgiving Spelling Unit (Grade 5)

Here you'll find the 5th grade Thanksgiving spelling list, along with worksheets, puzzles, and a test form.

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Native Americans

This page has printable crafts, activities, and worksheets for teaching students about Native American history and culture.

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Thanksgiving Worksheets

Thanksgiving Math Worksheet

Thanksgiving Reading Non-Fiction: Worksheet

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