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This Thanksgiving Word Search printable puzzle is a ton of fun for kids! Seek and find Thanksgiving themed words in this printable game that’s perfect for teachers, families, Scout leaders, and more! Answer key included.

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There’s usually a lot of time spent on Thanksgiving just waiting for the turkey to be served, and it can be challenging to keep both guests and little ones entertained during the long wait. Word search games and puzzles make a great boredom buster during the big day! Having a few of these Thanksgiving word search puzzles scattered around the dinner table makes for great Thanksgiving activities for the whole family!

Not only that, but these Thanksgiving word searches are a perfect addition to lesson plans, too. Kids will love these fun educational games! Find and search all of the fun Thanksgiving words (based on the first Thanksgiving!) located in the word bank together. These Thanksgiving word search files are easy to download, print, and start playing while learning today! 

Thanksgiving Word Search Printable

Looking for an easy and fun activity to do with your family this Thanksgiving Day? This free printable Thanksgiving Word Search is the perfect solution – simply print and play! It’s a fun way for everyone to get into the holiday spirit while the Thanksgiving food is cooking!

Seek and find eighteen hidden words and phrases in this fun word search for kids and adults! We recommend this word search for elementary-aged children and older kids since it’s a little bit more challenging than some of our other word search printables. Of course, younger children can play, too, but they may need a little adult assistance! (Don’t worry, we’ve also included an answer sheet in case you get stuck!)

Two Printable Thanksgiving Word Search puzzle games on yellow background with brown & orange pens and candy

My family loves word searches and word scrambles, especially holiday-themed word searches, so I created this fun Thanksgiving word search game that’s a great way to pass the time before Thanksgiving dinner! Last year we had a TON of fun with our silly Thanksgiving Mad Libs, and this year we’re adding new puzzles to the mix with this free Thanksgiving word search and a Thanksgiving Word Scramble, too! There’s lots of Thanksgiving fun to be had by everyone!

Printable Thanksgiving Word Search puzzle game with \"harvest\" and \"Thanksgiving\" circled on yellow background with orange pen and candy

How Do You Play The Word Search Game?

To solve the word search puzzle, simply seek and find the eighteen hidden words amongst the grid of letters. When you discover a word from the word list, circle it in this fun puzzle, and cross it off of the list of words located at the bottom of the page. Note: words may be hidden horizontally, vertically, diagonally, forward, or backward.

Two Printable Thanksgiving Word Search puzzle game on yellow background with orange pen and candy

What Are The Benefits Of Word Search Puzzles?

Word search puzzles are a great workout for your brain! Word searches have proven to be beneficial in helping with spelling skills, vocabulary, and teaching children how to assess context clues. They help your brain filter words into recognizable patterns which in turn helps you to find order and create meaning from everything around you. Word searches and similar word scramble puzzles have also been proven to help increase memory retention and concentration in people of all ages. Oh, and did I mention that they’re also a TON of fun, too?!

Two Printable Thanksgiving Word Search puzzle games on yellow background with brown & orange pens and candy

If you want to add an extra level of excitement and competition, set a timer and try to beat the clock, or race your friends to see who can complete their Thanksgiving puzzle the quickest!

Fun Thanksgiving Prizes

These would make great prizes for competition winners!

This fun word search game is sure to be a huge hit with all of your friends and family!

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This Thanksgiving word search is the perfect activity for your Thanksgiving celebration! This fun game makes a great activity for classrooms, church groups, playgroups, Scout meetings, Thanksgiving dinner parties, and more! Simply print and play for a fun Thanksgiving activity that’s ready to go!

Happy Thanksgiving!

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