Thanksgiving Picture Books and Chapter Books for Kids
I love this time of the year because the holidays are coming up. There are some great Thanksgiving picture books as well as chapter books to read with your children. There are some great titles here, it is meant to be a buffet of books. Pick and choose which books would be best to read in your homeschool. If there are certain books you don’t get to, they’ll be first on your list next year.
Learn about the Pilgrims, Native Indians, and the Mayflower. This is a great time to teach your children the meaning of Thanksgiving and follow it up with some fun activities.
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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.
Grab this Thanksgiving craft set that includes includes assorted turkey, leaf, and pumpkin cutouts, assorted pom-poms, and more. A perfect activity to practice creativity this Thanksgiving season.
Recommended Thanksgiving Craft Kits
These craft kits will make your kids’ Thanksgiving fun and exciting. Grab these kits and pair them up with their favorite Thanksgiving picture books and chapter books.
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Thanksgiving Picture Books and Chapter Books
We love picture books no matter what the age of your child, there are some really great classics that we have to read every year, my favorite is Cranberry Thanksgiving. There’s also a Cranberry Christmas book too!
Each book should help the child see the importance of the holiday and how we can all come together with a feeling of gratitude. It’ s the perfect time to see how we can serve others or show our appreciation for those who are in our lives or our community.
Thanksgiving Picture Books and Chapter Books for Kids
Learn more about the history of Thanksgiving with these picture books and chapter books for kids.
Grandma's cranberry is the best and Maggie made sure that no one will steal the recipe.
Know more about why people are happy during harvest season and why all are grateful for the season.
Follow how this family celebrates Thanksgiving. A very special holiday that sure is fun.
Young learners will love this book that will teach them and have a taste of this special day in every page of this board book.
If you have a lot of things to thank for, can you even choose where to start? This book is perfect for kids who are grateful for the blessings they receive.
Kids will love these bright and colorful illustrations of how the author describes how they are celebrating Thanksgiving.
Little ones are excited about Thanksgiving because they can be helpers. But if not everything is happening according to plan, can they still have a great Thanksgiving dinner?
Get ready for an exciting adventure as you go back in time as you read this amazing book.
Read the story of the first Thanksgiving as a read-along CD is playing in the background. A fun way to discover the Pilgrims' voyage to the New World and the Native Americans' guidance that culminated in the first Thanksgiving
Your little one will surely love this board book that captures the highlights of a Thanksgiving parade.
This Berenstain Bears story allows kids to discover the true meaning of Thanksgiving.
Ed and Ann thought that their Thanksgiving dinner is ruined after their turkey got burned but they were wrong because disappointments sometimes bring unexpected joy.
Llama Llama and his family have many things to thank for. But for them, giving thanks is not a once-in-a-year thing but something they should do any time of the year.
Go back to the Pilgrims' time when they had a 3-day feast. They didn't realize that time that they were making history.
Bartholemew, Remember, and Mary Allerton and their parents step down from the Mayflower after sixty days at sea, hoping for the best. But they never dream that life in the New World will be so hard.
Discover how they survived with the help of their friends.
Thanksgiving Chapter Books
Older kids will can go even deeper and learn about Thanksgiving with these chapter books. I love a good historical fiction book that pulls you into the story so you can see what life was like at the time.
Go treasure hunting as kids, Dink, Ruth and Josh, uncover the mystery of the lost sapphire necklace on the real Mayflower.
Jack and Annie went back to 1621 on the first Thanksgiving day. Can they figure out how to prepare for this special day, the Pilgrims' way?
Find out what happened aboard Christopher Columbus' Santa Maria from a ship's boy, Pedro de Salcedo's perspective.
If you know you've done the right thing, can you stand for it even if you've also earned enemies? Learn how Ohkwa'ri deal with the Grabber's wrath in this in-depth look at Native American life centuries ago.
More Thanksgiving Picture Books
There are more picture books below that tell us about the history of Thanksgiving and the people behind this event so make sure to check these out too:
Duck & Goose, Find a Pumpkin
Oh, What a Thanksgiving!
The Very First Thanksgiving
Squanto’s Journey: The Story of the First Thanksgiving
This is the Feast
The Story of the Pilgrims
The Story of Thanksgiving
The Thanksgiving Story
Thank You, Sarah: The Woman Who Saved Thanksgiving
Sarah Morton’s Day: A Day in the Life of a Pilgrim Girl
Samuel Eaton’s Day: A Day in the Life of a Pilgrim Boy
Over the River and Through the Wood
More Thanksgiving Chapter Books
The Second Thanksgiving
A New Look at Thanksgiving
If You Were At The First Thanksgiving
Squanto, Friend of the Pilgrims
Rebekah in Danger
Which books are your favorite? Are there any other Thanksgiving books that you like to read to your children?
Thanksgiving is a great time to slow down and enjoy this time with your family. While your spending that quality time together, baking, cooking, and playing games, take out a book and discover what exactly it is you are celebrating.
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Thanksgiving Activities for Kindergarten
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These look like some great suggestions! I have been looking for a book to read aloud to my boys. Pinned.