Thanksgiving Theme

Learn all about Thanksgiving with this fun week-long Thanksgiving theme! Your kids will study this national holiday through language arts, math, science, and art!
Thanksgiving Unit filled with lots of thanksgiving math, thanksgiving crafts, thanksgiving language arts, and so much more for kids of all ages. Perfect thanksgiving unit kindergarten, thanksgiving unit preschool, thanksgiving unit first grade, or just a thanksgiving unit lesson plans in general.

Thanksgiving Theme

Themes are a great way to make learning fun and keep kids engaged as they learn math, grammar, reading, writing, science, history, and crafts with a fun theme. Make sure to check out all our themes that are perfect for preschool, prek, kindergarten, and elementary age kids.

Pick a different discipline each day of the week or mix and match them as you like - there are lots of great choices!

Thanksgiving Books

You have two options for using books in your Thanksgiving unit study:
  • Choose a different book each day, Monday through Friday
  • Read your favorite book (s) all 5 days of the week. Kids love
    repetition, so don't worry about boring your children!

Thanksgiving Language Arts Activities

Day 1 - Thanksgiving Language Arts Activities

Choose a Thanksgiving language arts activity or two for you and your children to enjoy. These fun Thanksgiving writing prompts will encourage your kids to enjoy creative writing.
Your older children will love testing their spelling ability with this Thanksgiving Spelling Activity!

Thanksgiving Math

Day 2 - Thanksgiving Math

Keep your kids busy on Thanksgiving with these color-by-number math sheets! You have a choice between a very simple sheet for children just learning their numbers, to basic addition and subtraction facts.

Thanksgiving Crafts

Day 3 - Thanksgiving Crafts

All your kids will adore this creating this Thankful Turkey Hand Art. Not only is it fun, but it will remind your kids of everything they have to be grateful for!
Older children will love trying their hand at making this Block Turkey!

Thanksgiving Science

Day 4 - Thanksgiving Science

Thanksgiving always means the weather is changing and we wake up to frost in the mornings. The Creating Frost Science Experiment is a fabulous way to explain how frost is created!
Check out these fun Thanksgiving Stem Projects for more science learning!

Thanksgiving History & Teaching Gratitude

Day 5 - Thanksgiving History & Teaching Gratitude

Put on a play about Thanksgiving with your children! It's an easy play to adjust to to various group sizes. Of course you'll also need Simple Thanksgiving Costumes for Kids to go along with the play.

Sara Dennis is a homeschooling mother of 6 children ages 4 through 18. After much research into homeschooling in 2000, she and her husband fell in love with classical education and used it as the foundation for their homeschool. Sara blogs at Classically Homeschooling, and  you can find her on FacebookPinterestTwitter, and Google+.

Beth Gorden
Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is a homeschooling mother of six who strives to enjoy every moment with her kids through hands-on learning, crafts, new experiences, and lots of playing together. Beth is also the creator and author of 123 Homeschool 4 Me where she shares 1000+ free printables, creative homeschool lessons, crafts, and other fun ideas to help preschool and homeschooling families have fun while learning and exploring together.