Thanksgiving Counting Mats

Thanksgiving will finally be upon my U.S. audience a lot sooner than you think. We, Canadians, celebrate Thanksgiving earlier in October and I have to say I’m all excited about getting turkeyed out. Sometimes, we have two Thanksgiving celebrations in one weekend with plenty of leftovers.

If you’re looking for a unique counting activity for you and the kids, check out these Thanksgiving Counting Mats. Learning in a fun environment where you’re focusing in on the upcoming holiday can create an exciting learning experience that has everyone excited as well.

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This is why I like to incorporate fun holiday-themed activities that are also learning-based, too. The kids take to it and love it as well.

Thanksgiving Counting Mats

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Recommended Thanksgiving Activity Kits

Little Learners Print & Go Activity Kit: Thanksgiving

This pack is filled with fun activities for the holidays for your little learner.

Thanksgiving Craft Set

Grab this Thanksgiving craft set that includes assorted turkey, leaf, and pumpkin cutouts, assorted pom-poms, and more. A perfect activity to practice creativity this Thanksgiving season.

Try this Turkey Feather Count & Sort Activity for more counting fun.

Thanksgiving Counting Mats

My daughter loves using her bingo dabbers with math worksheets so I create these mostly for her who loves counting. I like changing them with the seasons as it keeps things new for her and I’m always adding new stuff for her to try.

She loves doing school like her older brothers. She has her own binder with her little worksheets when she wants to do “school.” These Thanksgiving counting mats are a lot of fun for kids to practice counting and fine motor skills. Isn’t that practical?

Thanksgiving Counting Mats

Now it’s your turn to get this fun Thanksgiving Counting Mats set for your kiddos! Simply click on the button below and follow the instructions. The printable file in PDF format will be in your email inbox! Yes! As simple as that!

And for more seasonal fun, try our Cute Thanksgiving Printables set.

If you’re new to the idea of using holiday content as a great way to learn, I really do recommend it. It tends to break up a bit of the fluidity of the day and also just really does add in a lot of excitement and fun. From Thanksgiving holidays to Christmas, there is always some new change going on that you can easily use as a learning base.

Recommended Thanksgiving Books for Kids

Bring this counting activity alive with your favorite Thanksgiving book, there are tons of choices for great Thanksgiving picture books your kids will love.

Sitting down and reading about Thanksgiving is a great way to get excited, too. There are a lot of Thanksgiving-themed books that talk about the holiday and also talk about things to be thankful for as well.

These are great topics to dive into during this time of year and offer up so much learning potential, too.

Turkey TroubleTurkey TroubleLittle Critter: Just a Special ThanksgivingLittle Critter: Just a Special ThanksgivingThanks for ThanksgivingThanks for ThanksgivingThanksgiving Is for Giving Thanks! (Reading Railroad Books)Thanksgiving Is for Giving Thanks! (Reading Railroad Books)T is for Turkey: A True Thanksgiving StoryT is for Turkey: A True Thanksgiving StoryHow to Catch a TurkeyHow to Catch a Turkey


See how we used our counters? We used cute little acorns that we found outside, which was also a great way for the kids to get out and about walking around as well.

You can use anything that you’d like as counters so have fun with finding things outside or around the house.

Thanksgiving Counting Mats

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More Thanksgiving Printables for Kids

Thanksgiving Connect the Dots Printables

Your child will enjoy drawing a thanksgiving turkey, pumpkin pie, and more, with these Thanksgiving Connect the Dots Printables! It’s a fun activity that enhances your kid’s drawing skills and can also help with the pencil grasp that they need for handwriting.

Thanksgiving Activities for Kindergarten

Make certain to see this list of Thanksgiving Activities for Kindergarten for a fun learning experience this Thanksgiving.

Thanksgiving Counting Cards and Puzzles

You can also see my Thanksgiving Counting Cards and Puzzles printable. These Thanksgiving counting cards and puzzles are great for preschoolers and you can use them in several different ways.

Thanksgiving Tracing Worksheets

Let your kids practice hand and eye coordination with these fun Thanksgiving Tracing Worksheets.

Thanksgiving Color by Number Printables

This fun activity is good for kids who love coloring. It’s a great counting practice and you can also see how well they follow instructions.

10 Thanksgiving Printables for Preschoolers

I’ve found 10 of the best Thanksgiving printables for preschoolers that you’ll ever need. Well, they are pretty awesome. Take a look at these fantastic 10 Thanksgiving Printables for Preschoolers!

Thanksgiving Math Worksheets

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  1. How adorable that she likes to do school stuff like her brothers! Lucky she has a mom who makes such great printables! #ThoughtfulSpot

  2. Thanks for sharing these adorable counting mats with us at #AnythingGoes.

  3. What a perfect and festive idea. Very educational and very appropriate for Thanksgiving, indeed! So lovely of you to share this at #Shinebloghop today. Have a lovely rest of the week!

  4. Oooh, I am so excited about this. My daughter is learning her numbers so this is great! Thank you for sharing on Toddler Fun Friday!

  5. I love these mats! Thank you! I will be using them with my preschooler!

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