The Thanksgiving pages will provide you with great activities and resources for this day of being thankful. Ideas within this section include: thematic units, easy craft ideas, bulletin boards, coloring sheets, and Internet resources.
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Thanksgiving Day dates: (U.S.)November 27, 2014November 26, 2015November 24, 2016
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A Pilgrim Conversation Grades 3-5
Students will write an imaginary conversation between a group of Pilgrims at the time they landed at Plymouth.
Coffee Filter Turkeys Grades K-5
A great craft activity that would compliment a bulletin board or writing project.
The First Thanksgiving Grades Various
Tremendous resources from the folks at Scholastic.
The First Thanksgiving: A Feast of Activities Grades Various
Looking to cook up a feast of across-the-curriculum fun? The table is set with a plentiful selection of ideas. Dig in!"
Pilgrim Unit Grades 3-8
This unit will lead students towards an understanding of the Pilgrims and native people who inhabited the area of present-day Plymouth, Massachusetts in the 1620's. The main resources are children's books and other reference materials.
Thankful List Grades K-5
Students will learn to free-associate and create a poem.
Thanksgiving - From acbteach Grades Primary
Dozens of resources: lessons, printables, puzzles, and more.
Thanksgiving; The Mayflower Grades 1-4
Vocabulary development for the holiday of Thanksgiving; social studies concept of the settling of the New World.
Thanksgiving Theme Unit Grades Various
Critical thinking activities, reading comprehension, puzzles, and more.
Thanksgiving Weather & History
weather almanac of the winter of 1620-'21.
Turkey Hand Puppets Grades Primary
A fun and simple art project using gloves.
Debbie's Unit Factory - Thanksgiving Links Grades Any
Quality Theme Units for Teachers and Homeschoolers - Find arts, crafts, and teaching ideas.
First Americans, Native American Studies Grades Any
An informational web site geared towards grade-schoolers.
Free Online Thanksgiving Greetings
A great site for fun and free Thanksgiving e-cards.
Indian Kids Grades Any
A history of Indian culture.
The Pilgrim Life Adventure Grades 1st
(A WebQuest) This lesson involves the students in learning about Pilgrim life and comparing it to their life. They will be learning about the Mayflower adventure and creating a vehicle for their own life adventure. They will also work with a group and create a play about their life adventure.
Thanksgiving Coloring Sheets Grades Any
Thanksgiving Story Grades K-2
A Rebus story -- Print out in color and share!!
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