Thanksgiving Resource Collection

Giving Thanks at School and at Home

Explore some of the many ways to give thanks this year with our collection of book resources. From a Native American Thanksgiving Address, to an escapade at Grandma's, to food, family, and feasting-themed puzzles. Discover word games, lesson ideas, and hands-on activities to do at home. 

Written by Chief Jake Swamp

An American Indian celebration of Mother Earth.

Pre-K - 6th

Written by Mark Fearing

This kid-friendly take on Thanksgiving is full of family, food, and lots of fun. Gavin and his cousin Rhonda make this year's Thanksgiving visit to Grandma's an adventure.

K - 3rd

Written by Lee Bennett Hopkins

A month-by-month guide to special days of the year. Discover poems recognizing holidays and seasons throughout the year.

2nd - 7th

Thanksgiving Word Search K-3

A Word Search is a fun way to build vocabulary and familiarity with seasonal terms. Get students...

Thanksgiving Word Search Grades 4th-8th

Put your Thanksgiving terminology to the test! Look for words across and down and diagonally. Print or complete the puzzle online by touching the screen using the mouse to select the letters.

Giving Thanks Guide for Educators

The Giving Thanks printable guide for educators provides suggestions for activating student thinking before, during and after reading.

Giving Thanks Extension Activities for Educators

The Giving Thanks printable extension activities for educators provides project based lessons for...

Giving Thanks Guide for Parents and Families

The Giving Thanks printable guide for parents and families provides hands-on activities and ideas...

Giving Thanks Guide for Community Coordinators

The Giving Thanks printable community coordinator guide is designed to be used with multiple age...

Giving Thanks Vocabulary Scaffold

The Giving Thanks printable vocabulary scaffold guide pairs 10 challenge words from the story with...

Giving Thanks Teacher's Guide

This printable and downloadable educator guide for Giving Thanks provides background, focus questions, vocabulary, discussion questions, and activity ideas.

American History Story Sampler

A Story Sampler makes books come alive for children. It is a book-based thematic approach to...

Days to Celebrate Think Tac Toe Extension Activities for Educators

Days to Celebrate printable think tac toe for educators provides STEAM themed activities which...

Days to Celebrate Guide for Educators

Days to Celebrate printable guide for educators provides suggestions for activating student thinking before, during and after reading.

Days to Celebrate Guide for Parents and Families

Days to Celebrate printable guide for parents and families provides hands-on activities and ideas...

Days to Celebrate Guide for Communtiy Coordinators

Days to Celebrate printable community coordinator guide is designed to be used with multiple age...