Before you celebrate Thanksgiving by visiting families and eating turkey, have your students complete some of these free Thanksgiving lessons.
Thanksgiving Unit Studies
Pilgrims – Thanksgiving Unit from Oklahoma Homeschool
Thanksgiving Week Activities
Here’s a list of Thanksgiving related activities from all different subjects to work on during the week of Thanksgiving.
History of Thanksgiving
Scholastic – Learn about the pilgrim’s voyage, their daily life, and the first Thanksgiving feast.
DLTK’s Thanksgiving Crafts
Thanksgiving Library List
Giving Thanks: The 1621 Harvest Feast by Kate Waters – Presents a reenactment of the first Thanksgiving.
If You Were at the First Thanksgiving by Anne Kamma and Bert Dodson
Magic Treehouse: Thanksgiving on Thursday by Mary Pope Osborne – Jack and Annie travel in their magic treehouse to the year 1621, where they celebrate the first Thanksgiving with the Pilgrims and Wampanoag Indians in the New Plymouth Colony.
On the Mayflower: Voyage of the Ship’s Apprentice & a Passenger Girl by Kate Waters – The story of two young people crossing the Atlantic on the Mayflower.
Samuel Eaton’s Day: A Day in the Life of a Pilgrim Boy by Kate Waters – Follows a 6-year-old boy through a busy day in the spring of 1627.
Sarah Morton’s Day: A Day in the Life of a Pilgrim Girl by Kate Waters – Follows a Pilgrim girl through a typical day.
The Thanksgiving Story by Alice Dagliesh