Along with the holiday food preparations, parents have extra duties at Thanksgiving with kids home from school. How about free printable Thanksgiving crafts to occupy children? How about Cut And Paste paper crafts to keep little ones busy during holiday preparations? Children will love coloring and making Thanksgiving party decorations, invitations, greeting cards, games, table decor, placemats and more with these printouts. Print 3D turkeys, Native American Indians crafts, pilgrims, pumpkins, harvest cornucopias--all the traditional holiday themes.

These are perfect for preschool and elementary social studies crafts too.

Printable Thanksgiving craft activities

DL-TK has a plus-size number of free Thanksgiving printables and activities for kids. Print crafts, bingo game cards, coloring pages, greeting cards, bookmarks, mini-books, memory games, recipe cards, jigsaw puzzles, worksheets, domino game pieces, door hangers, gift tags, treat bags and more. Disney has free printable Disney Thanksgiving craft projects. There are Mickey and Minnie Mouse pilgrims other Disney-themed holiday fun.

Free vintage Thanksgiving crafts and cards

The Toymaker offers loads of free Thanksgiving craft printouts with Victorian images. There are Dickensian paper turkey crafts, 3D Mayflower model, stand-up pilgrims and American Indians, greeting cards, thankful crafts, cornucopia decorations to name a few.

Check the Halloween link for pumpkin crafts. Martha Stewart has Thanksgiving clip art and craft templates to print free. You'll love the 3D cut and paste squirrels on a birch log place cards.

Free printable holiday patterns

First Palette is one-stop for free printable patterns, stencils, and templates. Scroll through for appropriate Thanksgiving crafts--turkeys, pilgrims, pumpkins, fall leaves, etc.

They're not all organized specifically by holiday. All Kids Network is a great source for free holiday and Thanksgiving printables. Mr. Printable is a newer site, with not a lot yet in Thanksgiving but there are other seasonal and holiday printables. It's one to watch. The crafts they have are absolutely adorable and different from the standard kiddie craft fare.

Free holiday activities for kids

Free Printable has a large selection of Thanksgiving crafts, decorations, coloring pages, stationery, greeting cards and paper crafts. All Free Crafts offers crafts ideas and printable Thanksgiving craft patterns. Work at home parents, use these free printable crafts to productively occupy easily-bored kids!