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Are you looking for a quick, easy (but educational) activity for your kids for Thanksgiving? Try one of these Thanksgiving word searches.

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Benefits of Using Word Searches with Your Student

Word searches are a great option for many reasons. They include these brain-building benefits:

  • Word searches are a great way to introduce or review new vocabulary.
  • Word searches help new readers learn to recognize sight words and to sound out phonetic words.
  • Word searches boost spelling skills.
  • Word searches develop pattern recognition as well as word recognition.
  • Word searches are fun and provide students with an engaging puzzle to solve.

What’s Included in the Thanksgiving Word Searches Set?

This printable set of word searches includes two options: easy and advanced.

The easy option includes twelve Thanksgiving themed words:

  • eat
  • roll
  • meal
  • pie
  • meat
  • dine
  • cook
  • bake
  • oven
  • corn
  • thanks
  • yum

The advanced version includes sixteen more difficult words:

  • turkey
  • carve
  • feast
  • family
  • cranberries
  • casserole
  • cornbread
  • cornucopia
  • gratitude
  • delicious
  • harvest
  • dessert
  • potato
  • pumpkin
  • stuffing
  • wishbone

How to Use the Printable Thanksgiving Word Find

Word finds are simple to use. Just print and go! You can even print the answer key and let students check their own work as they finish.

If desired, you can make the word searches reusable. Simply laminate or put in a plastic sheet protector and give your student a dry erase marker to complete the activity. When your student is finished, she can wipe it off and have it ready for the next student.

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More Thanksgiving Activities and Printables

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