Fun Thanksgiving Activities For Kids

Fall is a time for families to create new memories and spend quality time together! You might be wondering what some thanksgiving activities for families you can do with your children this year.

So what do you do with your kids for Thanksgiving? Here are a few Fall activities your kids would love. The best part? You and your family can even stay indoors in your cozy pjs all day long!


Shows & Movies

Thanksgiving might be a new holiday for your kids and there’s nothing like Thanksgiving videos for kids to teach them what this holiday is all about! Enjoy some kid-friendly movies and shows for you and your children to get into the festive spirit!

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving

Rated: G

“Charlie Brown and the gang learn the true meaning of Thanksgiving after Peppermint Patty boldly arranges for everyone to celebrate the holiday at Charlie's house.” // Learn more | Watch Here

A Winnie the Pooh Thanksgiving

Rated: Not Rated

“It's Thanksgiving in the Hundred Acre Wood and Winnie the Pooh and his friends bring food for the big dinner. Piglet brings haycorns (acorns), Pooh brings honey, Owl brings biscuits, Tigger brings ice cream, Gopher brings lemonade, and Eeyore brings thistles. But things change when Rabbit informs them that Thanksgiving is a special time of year that should include special items, so Pooh and the gang set off to find those very items.” // Learn more | Watch Here

Berenstain Bears - The Prize Pumpkin


“Papa’s longstanding friendship with Farmer Ben becomes strained when winning first place at a pumpkin growing contest becomes far too important. On Thanksgiving Day, after his pumpkin fails to take the blue ribbon, Papa is thankful that Farmer Ben still wants to be his friend in spite his unneighbourly behavior during the competition.” // Learn more | Watch Here

We’re Back! A Dinosaur’s Story

Rated: G
“A time traveling scientist goes back to prehistoric times and feeds dinosaurs a magic cereal that increases their intelligence - next they land in modern New York City for a series of comic adventures.” // Learn more | Watch Here

Hey Arnold! - Arnold’s Thanksgiving

Rated: Not Rated

“Disillusioned by their families' Thanksgiving Day celebrations, Arnold and Helga visit their teacher for the holiday, where they learn the true meaning behind the historical feast, and a lesson about gratitude.” // Learn more | Watch Here

Rugrats - The Turkey Who Came To Dinner

Rated: Not Rated

“The kids try to free the live turkey intended for Thanksgiving dinner.” // Learn more | Watch Here

The Mouse on the Mayflower

Rated: Not Rated

“The Mayflower journey as seen through the experiences of a church mouse.” // Learn more | Watch Here



Arts & Crafts

Of course for every holiday, there are fun seasonal themed arts and crafts for toddlers and kids of all ages! Here are some easy Thanksgiving crafts your children can try out this month!


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Turkey Toilet Paper Roll

Have your children create their own 3D Turkey out of recycled toilet rolls, colored paper, and coloring tools!

Full Tutorial Here



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Marbled Fall Leaves

Get festive for the Fall season by making these beautiful marbled leaves with your little one just by using shaving cream and swirled paint!

Full Tutorial Here



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Gratitude Turkey

Teach your children about the meaning of Thanksgiving by creating a paper Turkey with all the things they are thankful for. It’ll make for a great yearly tradition to give thanks for the little and big things in life!

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Q-Tip Fall Tree

You toddler can use q-tips or even their fingers to recreate the beautiful Fall colored leaves and trees!

Full Tutorial Here



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Fall Tree Mason Jar Luminaries Craft

Create these colorful and fun light up Fall themed mason jars for your house! Not only will your kids love them, but they’ll definitely enjoy making them too.

Full Tutorial Here



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Printable Coloring Pages

Let your children’s creative juices flow by coloring and decorating Thanksgiving and Fall themed coloring pages! Kids of all ages will love this activity. Here are some fun coloring pages you can print out:

Give Thanks Placemat : download here

Gobble, Gobble : download here

Thanksgiving Food : download here

Happy Turkey Day : download here

Cornucopia : download here

Thanksgiving Turkey Cartoon : download here

Empty Cornucopia : download here



Thanksgiving Games

If your children are done with arts and crafts, try shaking things up with simple Thanksgiving-themed games. Here are a few fun ideas you can use at home!


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Turkey Ring Toss

Keep the kids entertained on Thanksgiving Day with this simple ring toss game! You can even let your toddlers in on the fun of making it too!

Full Tutorial Here



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Feed The Turkey Counting Activity

Put the fun in learning with this counting activity! Teach your toddler how to count with this hands-on and festive game.

Full Tutorial Here



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Turkey Baster Relay

Get the little ones moving and playing with the feather racing relay game. Not only is it a fun group activity, but also helps them strengthen their gross motor skills!

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Thanksgiving Sensory Bin

This sensory play activity is more for the younger crowd to enjoy this Thanksgiving! Let them enjoy the sounds and feels of these festive dry ingredients and don’t be afraid of letting them make a mess!

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Corn Shakers Music Activity

Create these simple corn shakers for your kids to use as musical instruments! Expect it to be a bit noisy but they’ll love the noise it makes. You can even have them shake it to the beat of their favorite songs!

Full Tutorial Here

With these kid-friendly Thanksgiving themed activities that are great for the whole family, we hope you can enjoy celebrating Fall without even having to leave the house! Get festive and stay cozy at home with WithOrganic’s 100% organic cotton clothing. We have with cute designs your toddlers and infants will love! Made with organic cotton, WithOrganic’s clothing is gentle on your child’s sensitive skin so they can comfortably spend hours on end with it on!

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