PreK-2 Thanksgiving Activities
These Thanksgiving-themed lesson plans and activities are fun and educational for younger students.
By Marci Ruiz
- Grades: PreK–K, 1–2
These lessons teach young students about appreciation and being thankful while explaining the story of Thanksgiving.
- Compare and contrast what the pilgrims were thankful for their first year in America and what we are thankful for today.
- Memorize the poem I'm Thankful For...
- Make a laminated landscape placemat featuring a picture of the student and the poem.
- Construct a miniature Mayflower that will float in a cup filled with blue-tinted water.