40 Free Thanksgiving Printables for Easy Holiday Decoration

Thanksgiving Crafts from Recycled Materials

Thanksgiving printables make last-minute holiday decorating easier, while still keeping everything eco-friendly!

Thanksgiving is not one of my favorite holidays, so I like to keep anything that I do for this day low-effort. Sometimes, though, you’ve got to be just a *little* festive. In that case, it’s free Thanksgiving printables to the rescue! Use eco-friendly methods and materials to print these holiday decorations, and come Black Friday, don’t be afraid to recycle or upcycle them.

Games and Activities

Thanksgiving Would You Rather game via The Crafting Chicks

Thanksgiving Would You Rather game. Here’s a fun icebreaker for the kids’ table!

conversation starters. Use these cards to get conversation going, or have people write their answers and compile them as a keepsake.

Cute Pilgrim Hat Thanksgiving Sign Coloring Pages 4

Thanksgiving coloring pages. Did you know that here at CAGW, we’ve got a ton of coloring pages for every holiday? We do!

Thanksgiving joke fortune teller. Kids will enjoy learning how to make and use this fortune teller.

activity placemat via Embellish Goods

activity placemats. A placemat that’s also a large-format activity page is a great way to keep little ones occupied during the meal. This one even has a fun maze!

Thanksgiving Scavenger Hunt. The kids are going to be underfoot anyway–might as well lean into it!

I Spy Thanksgiving via Paper Trail Design

I Spy Thanksgiving. I Spy is a genuinely fun activity that kids actually will love playing. Print extra copies so the adults can play, too!

journal pages. Practice keeping a grateful mindset in the buildup to the holidays.

thankful garland image via Mama Shire

thankful garland. This is an activity AND a decoration that you can add to every year!

Thanksgiving crossword puzzle. Get those brains going while the tummies are digesting!

build your own turkey via Crayola

build your own turkey. A few quiet craft activities will keep the kids’ table entertained during a long dinner.

printable bookmark. We all have that one tween who has their nose in a book no matter the occasion. Hand them this and aim them at their cousins!

turkey trivia via Craftaholics Anonymous

turkey trivia. Insert some learning into the fun!

card. Make writing those thank-you notes easy on yourself!

Thanksgiving word scramble via Jinxy Kids

Thanksgiving word scramble. You can also use this word scramble as a placemat, or just set it out on the coffee table for guests to enjoy.

menu planner. A printable menu plan makes organizing the big meal a “little” easier… For a full range of planning tools, check out this entire Thanksgiving planner kit.

Thanksgiving Pictionary via Confessions of Parenting

Thanksgiving Pictionary. Make the post-meal Game Night extra festive with Thanksgiving-themed games! If you don’t love Pictionary, try Thanksgiving Scattergories. Or, let the older folks teach everyone BUNCO!

Thanksgiving Game of Things. Here’s another fun game that the whole family will enjoy playing together.

Thanksgiving riddles via Original Mom

Thanksgiving riddles. Stuck on pre-dinner babysitting duty? Entertain the kids with riddles!

recipe cards. Send guests home with the recipes for their favorite Thanksgiving dishes.

Thanksgiving BINGO via Paper Trail Designs

Thanksgiving BINGO. Everyone loves BINGO!

Thanksgiving jokes. A family holiday is supposed to have corny jokes!

Thanksgiving Charades via Organized 31

Thanksgiving Charades. Get everyone up and moving after that big meal!


utensil holders via Craftaholics Anonymous

utensil holders. These printable utensil holders are easy to assemble and keep your napkin and silverware organized and tidy. Try printing on brown paper bags for an upcycled version of that kraft paper look.

vintage Thanksgiving images. There are so many uses for these vintage images! Use them to embellish scrapbook pages or thank-you cards.

Thanksgiving banner via The TomKat Studio Blog

banner. Use clothespins to mount this printable banner onto ribbon or baker’s twine.

treat tags. Package leftover treats with these cute labels.

paper pumpkin templates via Party Planning Central

paper pumpkin templates. Create these 3D paper pumpkins to use as place cards or table decorations.

wine tags. You’ll have the most festive host/hostess gifts!

turkey place cards via Kirsten Duke Photography

Thanksgiving place cards. There are so many cute options for printable place cards. I personally love these turkey cards! These place cards look like they’ve been watercolored by hand.

3D art via Little Bins Little Hands

3D art. This piece would make a beautiful greeting card front or a mantle-top display.

toothpick flags via Polka Dot Chair

toothpick flags. This is a cute way to label handheld treats like cupcakes or brownies.

cupcake toppers via Design Eat Repeat

cupcake toppers. Because cupcakes are what I’m MOST thankful for!

leftover pie labels via Minted

leftover pie labels. Make it easy for guests to take home their favorite leftovers. For everything other than pie, use these labels.

Do you have a favorite Thanksgiving printable? Let us know about it in the Comments!

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