Thanksgiving Coloring Pages

Thanksgiving is important. It’s all about family, gratitude, and thankfulness. Thanksgiving was originally a holiday to give thanks to God for the harvest.

But, today, it is an opportunity to give thanks for all the good things God has given us. It is also a day to celebrate family. Get into the spirit of Thanksgiving with the coloring pages below.

Click on any of the coloring page descriptions below to see the full coloring page.

Quiz About Thanksgiving

What year was the first Thanksgiving?

Answer: 1621

Which group of Native American Indians ate the first Thanksgiving meal with the Pilgrims?

Answer: The Wampanoag

How many turkeys get eaten every year for Thanksgiving?

Answer: over 45 million

Every year the President pardons a Turkey, which doesn’t end up getting eaten and is allowed to go free. Why?

Answer: Basically, because they think it’s funny

Where is the biggest Thanksgiving parade in the US?

Answer: Houston, Texas

What sport is traditionally played on Thanksgiving?

Answer: American Football

Interesting Facts About Thanksgiving

  • The first Thanksgiving was actually a three-day celebration.
  • It’s unclear if colonists and Native Americans ate turkey at their feast.
  • The woman behind “Mary Had a Little Lamb” is also responsible for Thanksgiving’s recognition as a national holiday.
  • The first Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade didn’t feature any balloons.
  • In 1939, Thanksgiving was celebrated on the third Thursday in November — not the fourth.
  • About 46 million turkeys are cooked for Thanksgiving each year.


Thanksgiving Quotes

  • “We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives.” — John F. Kennedy
  • “Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.” – Oprah Winfrey
  • “Our rural ancestors, with little blest, Patient of labor when the end was rest, Indulged the day that housed their annual grain, With feasts, and offerings, and a thankful strain.” – Alexander Pope
  • “He who thanks but with the lips Thanks but in part; The full, the true Thanksgiving Comes from the heart.” – J.A. Shedd
  • “If you think about a Thanksgiving dinner, it’s really like making a large chicken.” – Ina Garten


Funny Thanksgiving Jokes

If pilgrims traveled on the Mayflower, what do college students travel on?

Answer: Scholar ships

When do you serve tofu turkey?

Answer: Pranksgiving

What did the turkey say before it was roasted?

Answer: Boy! I’m stuffed!

Why do turkeys always go, “gobble, gobble”?

Answer: Because they never learned good table manners!

What key has legs and can’t open doors?

Answer: A Turkey

What do you call a running turkey?

Answer: Fast food


Thanksgiving Coloring Pages on Amazon

  • Thanksgiving Coloring and Activity Book: Kids and adults alike will be thrilled with this super cute, fun-packed Thanksgiving Activity Book for Kids! This jumbo activity book contains Thanksgiving-themed puzzles, mazes, dot to dots, color by numbers, word searches, coloring pages, and more.
  • Thanksgiving Activity Book: Allow your kid’s creativity to run wild with this coloring book. It has original artist designs, high resolution. A gorgeous thanksgiving activity book for kids ages 4-8.
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