Thanksgiving Activity Pack

The Naturally Creative Classroom


  • Grades: 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade
  • Subjects: Holidays & Seasons, Writing
  • Product Type: Game, Printable
  • Format: Digital product, Downloadable

Product Description

20 creative thinking, writing and math Thanksgiving activities for Thanksgiving. This Thanksgiving Activity Pack is geared towards 3-5 grade, but could be used to challenge more advanced 2nd graders

Who is it for?

  • 2nd Graders, (7 to 8-year-olds)
  • 3rd Graders (8 to 9-year-olds)
  • 4th Graders (9 to 10-year-olds)
  • 5th Graders (10 to 11-year-olds)
  • Homeschoolers


What's included?

20 creative thinking, writing and math Thanksgiving activities for Thanksgiving. This Thanksgiving Activity Pack is geared towards 3-5 grade, but could be used to challenge more advanced 2nd graders.

These language rich Thanksgiving activities may be used individually or stapled together to create a packet (black line cover included). Fostering creative thinking has been shown to increase learning in all areas.

Included in this Thanksgiving Activities packet you will find:

Thanksgiving Activity #1
I am NOT Thankful- List 10 things you are not thankful for this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Activity #2
You are Such a Turkey! - What if you were a turkey? How would your life be different?

Thanksgiving Activity #3
Thanksgiving Problems- What are the disadvantages of Thanksgiving?

Thanksgiving Activity #4
Thanksgiving Garment- List the attributes of Thanksgiving and the attributes of jeans. Create something new!

Thanksgiving Activity #5
Thanksgiving Words- Write a word for every letter of the alphabet that has to do with Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Activity #6
Improving Thanksgiving- Make Thanksgiving bigger, add something and replace something

Thanksgiving Activity #7
Baking Bind- Oh NO! Your oven broke! What are some other ways that you can cook Thanksgiving dinner?

Thanksgiving Activity #8
Thanksgiving Games- Students are given a picture and have to tell how it has to do with Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Activity #9
Thanksgiving Invention- Using a straw, a quarter, toothpicks and tape, students must invent something to use on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Activity #10

Thanksgiving Math- Students will write a Thanksgiving word problem

Thanksgiving Activity #11
New Uses for a Cornucopia- What is that thing filled with always shown filled with food around Thanksgiving? In this Thanksgiving Activity, find 6 new uses for a cornucopia

Thanksgiving Activity #12
No Leftovers- Your parents say you must finish ALL of the Thanksgiving food before you can leave the table. Give 3 reasons why

Thanksgiving Activity #13
A Turkey and an Ice Cube- How are a turkey and an ice cube alike?

Thanksgiving Activity #14
Thanksgiving of the Future- What will Thanksgiving be like in the future?

Thanksgiving Activity #15
What is “Thanksgiving”? - The answer is Thanksgiving. You write the questions

Thanksgiving Activity #16
My Dog Ate My Thanksgiving- Company is on their way over and your dog ate your turkey. What are some ways you can still have a good Thanksgiving?

Thanksgiving Activity #17
The Ultimate Centerpiece?- You need to make a centerpiece for the Thanksgiving table using rubber bands, tape, scissors, a fake flower and a Justin Bieber poster

Thanksgiving Activity #18
Aren't You the Cutest?- You are keeping track of how many times your cheeks get pinched this Thanksgiving. You can't use a paper or a pencil. How can you keep track?

Thanksgiving Activity #19
The Mysterious Dessert- an ice cream cake with a burning candle shows up on your Thanksgiving table. No one knows how it got there. Give three possible explanations.

Thanksgiving Activity #20
Thanksgiving Poetry- Write a Thanksgiving acrostic poem

Sample Answers included with these Thanksgiving activities to get you and your class thinking!

A Product Descriptor is included for easy grading!

These Thanksgiving activities makes a great Thanksgiving early finishers packet! Use these Thanksgiving activities as sponge activities to get your students thinking. Set up some Thanksgiving centers around or on Thanksgiving using these Thanksgiving Activities.



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About the Seller

The Naturally Creative Classroom
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I have taught 1st through 5th grade and have taken some time off to be home with my twins. I am certified to teach K-8 as well as Gifted and Talented. I am also pursuing my English as a Second Language endorsement. 

I LOVE to create challenging but fun resources that can be easily implemented in your classroom. I focus on creative thinking and integrated research units. I hope that you enjoy my products!


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