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These are the best Thanksgiving books for children! Every holiday we like to get our children ready by reading a variety of fun, age appropriate children’s holiday books.
We are extremely lucky, but our kids really enjoy books and reading – and we love it too! They especially love holiday themed books of all kinds, so I thought it might be fun to round up some of the very best Thanksgiving books for the upcoming holiday. Our kids really enjoyed these and can’t wait to reread them year after year. We hope you enjoy them as a family too.
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Our Favorite Thanksgiving Books
These are some of our favorites:
- Little Critter: Just a Special Thanksgiving – who doesn’t love a Little Critter book? These are great for beginning readers as well.
- Amelia Bedelia Talks Turkey – the antics of Amelia Bedelia never get old, in my opinion!
- Pete the Cat: The First Thanksgiving – Pete the Cat is a favorite in our house, and perfect for emerging readers.
- The Pilgrims’ First Thanksgiving – this one includes the history behind the first Thanksgiving and is a great for those that home school.
- Thanksgiving Is for Giving Thanks – this one is wonderful to start a conversation about gratitude.
More Awesome Thanksgiving books
- The Berenstain Bears Give Thanks
- The Night Before Thanksgiving
- The Story of the Pilgrims
- The Thanksgiving Story
- Thanks for Thanksgiving
- Pinkalicious: Thanksgiving Helper
- Cranberry Thanksgiving
- The Autumn Visitors
- Squanto’s Journey: The Story of the First Thanksgiving
- ‘Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving
- One Little, Two Little, Three Little Pilgrims
- A Turkey for Thanksgiving
- Fancy Nancy: Our Thanksgiving Banquet
- The Berenstain Bears: Thanksgiving All Around
- I Spy Thanksgiving
- A Plump And Perky Turkey
- The Best Thanksgiving Ever!
- It’s Thanksgiving!
Home School Resources for Thanksgiving
- Thanksgiving Unit from Unlikely Homeschool
- Preschool Thanksgiving Color Sorting from Smart School House
- Kindergarten and Elementary Thanksgiving Unit from Homeschool Solutions
Free Thanksgiving Printables
Here are some of our favorite Thanksgiving printables you can download and print!
from left to right:
- Gratitude Cards
- Printable Thanksgiving Subway Art
- Thanksgiving BINGO Game
- Thanksgiving Wall Art
- Thanksgiving Vocabulary and Coloring Pages
- Editable Fall Place Cards
If you’re a big fan of DIY projects, you’ll also want to check out our Cricut Crafting Ideas for Thanksgiving!
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