Thanksgiving Newspaper Activities

From KRP’s The Ultimate Holiday Activity Guide.  Thanksgiving Day is what its name implies: a day to give thanks for the blessings we receive during the year. Originally, this day was set aside to give thanks for a plentiful harvest. But modern Thanksgiving observances not only celebrate Earth’s bounty but also all good fortune. Families…
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Giving Thanks Word Search

Here’s a word search puzzle in celebration of Thanksgiving.  Click on the following link to download and print: GIVING THANKS WORD SEARCH

Thanksgiving Newspaper Scavenger Hunt

Check out this newspaper scavenger hunt. See how many of the following Thanksgiving-related items you can find in your newspaper: 1. A food that you’d like to eat for Thanksgiving 2. A place you’d like to visit during Thanksgiving 3. Something for which you’re thankful this year 4. Information about a Thanksgiving-related event in your…
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What Are You Thankful For?

Throughout the year, we get to celebrate, or show how grateful we are, for certain people and things on holidays. On some holidays, kids get to stay home from school, and parents get the day off work. Those are great days for the whole family to hang out together, celebrating! On Arbor Day and Earth…
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Thanksgiving Newspaper Activities

Here are some easy ways to integrate the newspaper into your curriculum (many of these ideas are cross-curricular): 1. ART: Look through the newspaper for advertising that catches your attention. Find at least four examples of ads you like. What are the reasons the ads are so enticing? Create a list of what made the…
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