Are you looking for some fascinating Thanksgiving word puzzles for your children? These Thanksgiving word puzzles are the perfect way to teach your kids history, improve their vocabulary, and build spelling skills.
Thanksgiving Word Puzzles
Giving your kids Thanksgiving word puzzles after dinner is a great way to teach your kids about Thanksgiving words. Children can solve the easy puzzles while waiting for their sweet potatoes and cranberry sauce to digest. They can enjoy a puzzle focusing on pumpkin pie.
These word search printables focus on Thanksgiving words and vary between easy puzzles for younger children and challenging puzzles for older kids. So download and print these printable puzzles for kids and enjoy some Thanksgiving fun with your kids.
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Printable Thanksgiving Word Puzzles PDF
Be sure to scroll to the bottom of this post to download our free Thanksgiving Word Puzzles set. Included are crossword puzzles and word searches using Thanksgiving words in various levels of difficulty.
Thanksgiving Word Search
Are you looking for a Thanksgiving word search game to give to your kids over the Thanksgiving holiday? They’re a great way to improve spelling skills, wonderful for building vocabulary and , and entertain your kids. Plus, Thanksgiving word searches come in various levels, so you can find the perfect puzzle for both younger and older kids.
Turkey Word Search
Print off a free turkey word search for your kids to complete on Black Friday. They’re a lot of fun and are a great activity to enjoy during the holiday season.
A Little Turkey Fun: Word Search and Color-by-Code – Have some fun finding Thanksgiving words listed on this fun word search. Kids will look for words such as feast, stuffing, and gravy.
Thanksgiving Turkey Word Search – This fun Thanksgiving word search includes an answer key to help your kids find the hidden words.
Gobble, Gobble! A Turkey Word Search – Can your kids find gobble, hen, and wild on this fun word search? The puzzle’s difficulty level is between easy and moderate, depending on your child’s age.
Gratitude Word Search
Thanksgiving Day is a wonderful time to think about Gratitude. So print off free Thanksgiving word search puzzles that focus on gratitude activities for kids that teach your children about being thankful for everything they have.
Thank You For Your Kindness: Gratitude Word Search – This printable is the perfect activity to discuss new words such as volunteering, appreciate, and compassion with your kids as they complete this fun game.
Feeling Grateful Word Search – The feeling grateful word search reminds children to be grateful for everything they have, such as grandparents, flowers, and health.
Gratitude Word Search – The gratitude word search was created for kids from kindergarten through the 8th grade. Kids search for various synonyms of gratitude, such as appreciate and thankful.
Thanksgiving Vocabulary Word Search
Happy Thanksgiving! Download one of these free Thanksgiving word search printables and enjoy a fun activity that will entertain everyone in your family.
Free: A Thanksgiving Vocabulary Word Search – This free printable Thanksgiving word search is designed for kids in the 4th – 6th grade and is a fun way to review new words.
A Savory Delight: Thanksgiving Day Vocabulary Word Search – Add a challenging word search to your lesson plan and teach your kids all about Thanksgiving day.
Vocabulary Word Search: Thanksgiving – Enjoy a Thanksgiving theme word search after your Thanksgiving dinner. Kids can look for words such as pilgrim, pumpkin pie, and Mayflower.
Easy Printable Thanksgiving Word Searches
A thanksgiving word search is a fun activity to add to your November lesson plans or to give your kids over the Thanksgiving holiday. Kids can learn about the first Thanksgiving or solve a pilgrim word search.
You can even print out a Thanksgiving placemat to keep your kids happy while they’re waiting for their apple pie.
First Thanksgiving Word Search
Check out these amazing download links that will let you print historical word searches about the First Thanksgiving. They’re a good way to discuss the First Thanksgiving with your kids.
Thanksgiving History Word Search – If you’re looking for the best Thanksgiving history word search, make sure you check this puzzle out. It includes words such as puritan, Wampanoag, and Plymouth.
First Thanksgiving Dinner Word Search – Learn about the food served at the first Thanksgiving dinner. After you’ve solved the word search, the remaining letters will spell out an interesting fact about the first Thanksgiving dinner.
Word Search: First Thanksgiving – Give your elementary kids a word search focusing on the first Thanksgiving. They’ll have a blast while solving this fun puzzle.
Pumpkin Pie Word Search
What is a Thanksgiving dinner without pumpkin pie? So here are some fun word searches with a pumpkin pie theme for your kids to solve.
Word Search: Pumpkin Pie – This puzzle includes words like canned, cinnamon, and treat. It’s the perfect word search to solve after you and your children have made a pumpkin pie together.
Pumpkin Pie Word Search – Solve this unique pumpkin pie word search that’s in the shape of a diamond. The best part is that the puzzle includes an answer key.
Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pie Word Search – Don’t miss this paid Thanksgiving pumpkin pie word search that was created for kids in the 1st – 5th grade.
Pilgrims Word Search
A historical word search that focuses on pilgrims is a great way to teach your kids some of the history behind the first Thanksgiving. You can discuss the history before or after your children have solved the puzzles.
Word Search: Pilgrims – This puzzle was created for kids 10-16 years old and designed to help kids review vocabular words about pilgrims and Plymouth Colony.
Thanksgiving Pilgrims Word Search – 26 Thanksgiving vocabulary words are included on this cheerful word search about pilgrims.
The Pilgrims Word Search – Don’t miss solving this amazing pilgrim word search on Thanksgiving. The puzzle will keep kids busy while you wait for the turkey to finish roasting.
Thanksgiving Word Search Placemats
Sometimes kids get bored sitting at the Thanksgiving table, especially while the adults are talking. So print off these fabulous word search placemats to give your children something to do.
Free Thanksgiving Placemat – Give your kids a Thanksgiving placemat that includes a word search, drawing prompt, fun facts, and more!
Printable Thanksgiving Placemat for Kids: Word Search and Coloring Page – Download a printable Thanksgiving placemat that includes a word search, coloring page, and a maze.
Free Printable Thanksgiving Placemat for Kids with Word Search – Your kids will love this placemat that includes a word search, a crossword puzzle, and a fun Thanksgiving maze.
Fun Thanksgiving Word Search Printables
Don’t stop with the history of Thanksgiving and a pumpkin pie word search! These fun thanksgiving word search printables include the horn of plenty and Thanksgiving dinner.
Horn of Plenty Word Search
A horn of plenty, or cornucopia, symbolizes prosperity, wealth, and abundance, making it a common Thanksgiving centerpiece. So give your kids a word search about the cornucopias and let them learn all about the horn of plenty.
Hard Word Search (Horn of Plenty) – This is a fun and challenging word search for older children to solve on Thanksgiving Day.
Horn of Plenty Word Search Puzzle – Find 10 hidden words about the horn of plenty on this diamond-shaped word search puzzle.
Thanksgiving Horn of Plenty Word Search – This paid resource for kids from 1st – 5th grade includes a picture of the cornucopia.
Thanksgiving Foods Word Search
What would Thanksgiving dinner be without Thanksgiving food? So give your kids these delightful word searches that focus on savory and sweet foods you’ll find on the Thanksgiving table.
Word Search: Thanksgiving Food – These 23 hidden vocabulary words include cranberry sauce, sweet potatoes, and apple pie.
Thanksgiving Dinner Word Search – Download this easy puzzle that focus on foods you’ll find on a traditional Thanksgiving table.
Food Word Search: Thanksgiving – Find the 11 different food hiding in this word search. Your kids will enjoy solving this easy puzzle.
Thanksgiving Crossword Puzzles
Don’t stop by giving your children only word searches. Check out these amazing Thanksgiving crossword puzzles as well! These free printable crossword puzzles come in a variety of difficulty levels so that you can find the perfect puzzle for your child.
Plural Nouns Thanksgiving Crossword Puzzle – Your children will figure out how to spell plural nouns as they solve this fun Thanksgiving crossword puzzle.
Thanksgiving Crossword Puzzle – Help your kids review their U.S. history as they solve this challenging Thanksgiving puzzle.
15X15 Thanksgiving Crossword Puzzle – Give your older kids in the 6th – 11th grade a challenge as they solve this free Thanksgiving puzzle.
Thanksgiving Word Scrambles
Hand your kids some Thanksgiving word scrambles and see if your kids can figure out what’s the word. These word scrambles will keep your kids busy for hours.
Word Scramble: Thanksgiving – How many words can your kids solve as they work through this fun Thanksgiving word scramble? Download the free printable and find out.
Turkey Day Parade: Thanksgiving Word Scramble – Solve the Thanksgiving word scramble and figure out the secret message.
Printable Thanksgiving Word Scramble – Kids of all ages will enjoy solving this printable Thanksgiving word scramble as they wait for dinner to finish cooking.
A word sudoku is a unique puzzle that requires you to figure out where different words fit in a 9X9 grid. These free and paid sudoku printables will add to your family fun on Thanksgiving Day.
Printable Thanksgiving Vocabulary Sudoku – This paid Thanksgiving vocabulary sudoku was created for elementary kids to solve.
Thanksgiving Word Sudoku – Print this free Thanksgiving word sudoku designed to be somewhat easy for adults and more challenging for children. Print up a few copies and see who in your family will be the first to solve the puzzle.
Word Sudoku: Thanksgiving – This paid resource includes 3 different difficulty levels of Thanksgiving Sudokus. You’ll be able to print a puzzle appropriate for everyone in your house on Thanksgiving.
These printable logic puzzles for kids are a great way to build critical thinking skills in a fun way!
Thanksgiving Memory Games
Play a Thanksgiving memory matching game printable with your family and see who has the best memory. You may be surprised at the result!
Memory Game: Thanksgiving Match – Created for young children, this Thanksgiving matching memory game only includes 24 different cards.
Alphabet Memory Games: Thanksgiving/Fall/Autumn – Work on the alphabet with your younger elementary kids. One set includes lowercase letters, while the other set of cards includes uppercase letters.
Cute Thanksgiving Memory Game – This cute Thanksgiving memory game consists of 15 cards and is perfect for helping your kids work on their visual memories.
More Thanksgiving Printables
The fun doesn’t end with the amazing Thanksgiving word puzzles. Be sure to check out these amazing Thanksgiving printables that will keep your kids happy and busy the entire month of November.
- Thanksgiving Color by Number – A fun color by number printable will keep your kids happy for hours at a time.
- Thanksgiving Dot Painting – Your kids can decorate these Thanksgiving dot marker printables to their hearts’ content.
- Turkey Coloring Pages – Print off some turkey coloring pages for your kids to color.
- Easy Thanksgiving Crafts – Spend the month of November making some easy and fun Thanksgiving crafts.
- Printable Leaf Templates – Great for making fall construction paper crafts.
- Thanksgiving Worksheets – Make school more fun with holiday themed worksheets.
- Mayflower Craft Template – Learn about the Mayflower and do a fun craft.
- Pilgrim Coloring Pages – Color pilgrims for Thanksgiving fun.
- Thanksgiving Math Worksheets – Print some fun math worksheets for Thanksgiving.
Thanksgiving Word Puzzles PDF Download
Download our set of Thanksgiving word searches and crossword puzzles for all ages. You will get one set of each difficulty level: easy, medium, and more difficult.
Sara Dennis is a veteran homeschool mom of six who’s still homeschooling her two youngest kids after the older four have graduated, entered college, and moved on to adult life. She blogs at Classically Homeschooling.