One very fun Thanksgiving activity that supports development in occupational therapy is using Thanksgiving printables to work on specific skill areas and these free turkey templates are just one more. Not only are printable sheets perfect for using at the Thanksgiving dinner table, but kids can have fun working on turkey puzzles, turkey coloring pages, and even using as Thanksgiving decorations. Below, you’ll find some free Thanksgiving printables to build skills!
These printable Thanksgiving worksheets are awesome tools to encourage gratitude and foster learning…and with a Thanksgiving theme! What better way to bring in the season of giving and counting blessings than starting at home? Fire up those printers, because this round-up has you covered for Gratitude and Learning everyday up to Thanksgiving!
Some of our favorite printable Thanksgiving activities include:
- Thanksgiving word search
- Printable table decorations
- Turkey cut out template
- Turkey feather template
- Turkey crafts (find some great turkey crafts here)
- Turkey worksheets
- Printable Thanksgiving crafts
- Kid-made place cards for the Thanksgiving table
- Printable Thanksgiving coloring pages
- Thanksgiving I Spy activities
- Pencil and paper activities
- Crayon or marker coloring sheets
- Gratitude journal
- Printable Thanksgiving games
- Handwriting sheets
- Trace or Writing prompts
- Pumpkin pie writing prompts
- So many more…
All of these materials are found in the Thanksgiving Fine Motor Kit.
Be sure to add these printable resources to your therapy toolbox and learning fun!
Not only are they a fun way to support development, you can use these kids activities to support development of fine motor skills, handwriting, literacy, math skills, visual processing skills, self-regulation, and much more. Each activity is great for a variety of ages: from preschool to kindergarten and beyond!
Free Thanksgiving Printables
Below we have a set of free Thanksgiving printables created into a printable pack that you can use this time of year. To grab the set, enter your email address into the form. You’ll receive an email where you can download the free activities and go from there.
These PDF resources are included in our OT Toolbox Member’s Club. Inside the club, you’ll find a Thanksgiving Therapy Theme with many other turkey and gratitude themed Thanksgiving printable materials. You’ll also find inspiration for Thanksgiving themed, hands-on activities to incorporate fine motor skills and hand strengthening this time of year.
Thanksgiving Printables for Learning and Gratitude!
Grab the Thanksgiving Fine Motor Kit for printable, hands-on activities to support development this time of year.
Colleen Beck, OTR/L has been an occupational therapist since 2000, working in school-based, hand therapy, outpatient peds, EI, and SNF. Colleen created The OT Toolbox to inspire therapists, teachers, and parents with easy and fun tools to help children thrive. Read her story about going from an OT making $3/hour (after paying for kids’ childcare) to a full-time OT resource creator for millions of readers. Want to collaborate? Send an email to email@example.com.