Welcome to our Thanksgiving fun page!
Explore this page filled with interesting Thanksgiving websites, fun Thanksgiving games, and a Thanksgiving Coloring and Activity Book!
In this award-winning activity, you'll take on the role of “history detective” to investigate what really happened at the famous 1621 celebration. (Hint: It was a lot more than just a feast!) Along the way, you'll read a letter written by an eyewitness to the event, learn about Wampanoag traditions of giving thanks, and visit Pilgrim Mary Allerton’s home. As a final activity, you can design and print your own Thanksgiving exhibit panel.
Scholastic’s The First Thanksgiving
On this interactive site, learn what the first Thanksgiving was really all about. Take a trip on the Mayflower, experience the Pilgrim’s daily life first hand, and see what the Thanksgiving Feast looked like. You can also take a virtual field trip to the Pilgrim Village and the Wampanoag Homesite!
The Scrapbook of Remember Patience Whipple
Read this diary of a young girl who traveled to America on the Mayflower.
Talk Like a Pilgrim
In this fun activity, learn how the way Pilgrim’s spoke differs from how we speak today. When you’re done learning, try your hand at talking like a Pilgrim!
Thanksgiving Turkey at the White House
Take a look at this slideshow to see former presidents and the fate of their Thanksgiving turkeys.
Turkey Trivia Quiz
Test your knowledge of this traditional Thanksgiving fare.
The Gift of Thanks- The First Thanksgiving
Learn all about what the Pilgrims and Native Americans ate at the first Thanksgiving, as well as some interesting facts about the holiday. There are also links to some fun Thanksgiving websites. (A special "thank you" to our friends in Colorado for the suggestion to add this great link!)
Turkey Jigsaw Puzzle
Try your hand at this fun jigsaw puzzle. Once you have it figured out, there is a fun surprise at the end!
Pilgrim and Indian Jigsaw Puzzle
Find out what happens when you complete this animated jigsaw puzzle for Thanksgiving!
Can you spot all of the differences in these two turkeys? Try the game to find out!
Thanksgiving Word Search
Play this interactive word search right from your computer!
Thanksgiving Day Games
This site has lots of fun, interactive Thanksgiving games to play for free.
Thanksgiving Coloring Book:
Click on the image of the coloring book to view the PDF version.