Christian Thanksgiving Resources, Recipes, and Books

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays! Such a great opportunity to show our thanksgiving to God and our gratitude for the blessings and wonderful people in our lives. Here is a list of the Christian Thanksgiving resources, recipes, and books that we love!

Christian Thanksgiving Resources, Recipes and Books 

FREE Thanksgiving Gratitude Calendar Set – Download this fun gratitude prompt calendar to explore Scripture, quotes, and give thanks to God! 

Thanksgiving Calendar Set focusing on gratitude and scripture! - gratitude prompts, scriptures and quotes, and pocket chart cards. ProverbialHomemaker.com

Instant Pot Thanksgiving Recipes – I’m a big fan of the Instant Pot. Make your Thanksgiving celebrations easier with these great recipes!  

Check out this fantastic list of Instant Pot Thanksgiving recipes! These would be perfect for Thanksgiving day or for a holiday party. I'm going to try the pumpkin pie one next!

FREE Holiday Planner for Thanksgiving and Christmas – Get your planning on with this thorough planner made for Thanksgiving and Christmas! Includes gift planning, menu planning, and even Scripture prints. 

A Simple Plan for the Holidays - Why and how to make a plan for the holidays and a FREE 20+ page holiday planner

FREE Thanksgiving Brick Challenge – Here’s something fun for your Lego lover! Enjoy building promote as well as notebooking, copywork, and coloring pages to explore the story of Thanksgiving. 

Thanksgiving Brick Challenge - Learn about the Thanksgiving story with fun build prompts, drawing pages, and more!

FREE 7-Day Family Thanksgiving Devotional – Use this simple devotion for your family to focus on Christ in the week leading up to Thanksgiving.

Oh Give Thanks... a simple 7-day devotion for a family Thanksgiving devotion or anytime of year! Includes a printable scripture poster from

Turkey Printable Pack – Download this fun and free Turkey Printable Pack for your littles to work on!  

FUN turkey printable pack for ages 2-9! Great for learning about turkeys or for a Thanksgiving activity. 

Give Thanks with a Grateful Heart Card Set from Thinking Kids is a great thanksgiving activity card set with Scripture cards, thank you cards, bookmarks. and more.

 

Fun & Educational Thanksgiving Books

One of my favorite things to do is to read aloud with my kids. No list of Christian Thanksgiving resources would be complete without our favorite books and audiobooks! Here are my top picks. Ofc

Three Young Turkeys by Cheryl Harness – We like the accuracy of the story shared through the eyes of the Allerton family, as well as  the rich details in the illustrations. 

Three Young Pilgrims Thanksgiving story

Squanto and the Miracle of Thanksgiving by Eric Mataxas – Tells the story of Squanto with a focus on God’s hand in the events of his life and the story of Thanksgiving.

Story of Thanksgiving in the book Squanto and the Miracle of Thanksgiving

Stories of the Pilgrims by Jim Hodges (audio recording) – We listen to this every year in the car and really enjoy it. 🙂 

More Fun Thanksgiving Books:

  • Squanto: Friend of the Pilgrims by Clyde Robert Bulla – Another telling of the story of Squanto as a chapter book for younger children. 
  • The Story of the Pilgrims coloring book (Dover) – Add this fun coloring book for your kids to work on while you read or listen to all these great books!
  • Thanksgiving at Home from Adventures in Odyssey – A great Odyssey episode all about Thanksgiving. 
  • Of Plymouth Plantation by William Bradford – From the journals of Bradford, with the language modernized and a piece added about his life.  

 

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