Thanksgiving Homeschooling Freebies by Subject

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I had such a blast putting together the Halloween Homeschooling Freebies by Subject post for Crystal and Company, that I jumped at the chance to do it again, but this time for Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving should be a MAJOR Holiday for us here in the States, but it gets skipped over pretty quickly in favorite of the bright colors of Christmas. That isn’t fair, is it? Let’s take the next few weeks and teach our kids about the importance of this Holiday!

Freebies organized by subject


1. Thankful Math – solve subtraction and simple multiplication problems to figure out the saying!

2. Math Drills lots of Thanksgiving math sheets like Comparing Turkey Numbers, Turkey Block Addition, and Cornucopia Multiply!

3. Fun with Thanksgiving Math – Unique ways to incorporate Thanksgiving into your math lessons. One that really caught my eye was \”How long will your Turkey need to be cooked.\” How fun!

4. Logic: Thanksgiving Dinner Problem – online logic game!

5. Thanksgiving Compare and Contrast – several comparing and contrasting worksheets for all grade levels.


1. Do the Research! Research the Thanksgiving themed topic and answer the questions!

2. Word Search Worksheet

3. Thanksgiving Words: Spanish Vocabulary – full list of Spanish words and their translations for your Spanish learner!

4. Sign Language for Thanksgiving – This article describes some essential signs for discussing the holiday in general as well as the foods commonly served at Thanksgiving dinner. Plus, a free printable download of the signs! This is REALLY neat for your homeschooler!

5. Reading Comprehension – Story of the First Thanksgiving with questions.


1. Thanksgiving Coloring Pages – LOTS of coloring pages from Pumpkins to Turkeys!

2. Turkey in the Straw – Thanksgiving Song

3. Turkey Trouble – more Thanksgiving Songs

4. Paper Bag Turkey – This paper bag Tom Turkey is too cute and pretty simple, too!

5. Blessing Boxes – Create Blessing boxes to show what you are thankful for this Thanksgiving!


1. The First Thanksgiving Really neat web quest that leads you on a \”field trip around the world wide web)! Seriously, this is pretty awesome!

2. Thanksgiving by The History Channel – Pretty in depth article on the History of Thanksgiving\”¦ includes videos, links, and recommended articles! Great for your High School Students.

3. The FIRST Thanksgiving Proclamation – June 20, 1676!

4. Plymouth: Its History and Its People!

5. Mayflower History – great site that EVERYONE should have in the bookmarks list!


1. How Stuff Works – Neat article from Discovery Channel on the Turkey. Be sure to scroll to the bottom of the article for more \”How Stuff Works\” Thanksgiving articles like \”How does the pop-up timer on a turkey work?\”


1. Plan a Thanksgiving Meal! Cute story and web quest!

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  2. These are some really awesome resources!
    Thanks so much for sharing. As soon as I get my printer working I’ll be printing them out for my boys.
    Happy Thanksgiving!
    All the best,

  3. Those are great, GREAT resources! Thanks so much for sharing! I am going to take a look at some of them now…

    May I add another resource? VocabularySpellingCity is a free online resource (yes there is a paid membership but you don’t *have* to have that to successfully use the site). We are working with special themed word lists this week. Playing games and even using them in our spelling tests, lol. They have this Thanksgiving list, as well as this Thanksgiving Feast list. You can also do a search for more Thanksgiving (or other holidays!) lists if you’d like. 🙂

    Again, thanks for sharing those resources! Hope you and your family have a great Thanksgiving!


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