Simplify Your Thanksgiving with Free Kids’ Placemat – Keeping Little Ones Happy While You Cook!

Simplify Your Thanksgiving with Free Kids’ Placemat – Keeping Little Ones Happy While You Cook!

Print this Thanksgiving placemat that will keep your kids entertained while you mingle and prepare your Thanksgiving meal.

Thanksgiving activity placemats for kids

Thanksgiving is a special time when families come together to share gratitude and savor delicious meals. However, for parents, it can also mean a whirlwind of preparation and bustling around the kitchen. One of the challenges during this festive season is keeping your little ones entertained while you cook up a storm in the kitchen. They may not fully grasp the hours of effort and love that goes into crafting that perfect turkey, but one thing they do understand is their rumbling tummies and the anticipation of a scrumptious meal.

Engaging Kids with Thanksgiving Fun

To make your Thanksgiving gathering stress-free and enjoyable for everyone, we’ve got just the thing: a free Thanksgiving color and activity placemat designed especially for your kids. This nifty placemat is not only a creative outlet but also an engaging way to keep your little ones occupied, allowing you to concentrate on the culinary magic happening in the kitchen.

Printing Made Easy

All you need to do is print these placemats on sturdy cardstock, and voilà, your kids are all set for hours of holiday enjoyment. You can do this well in advance or even on the day itself, as it’s quick and hassle-free.

thanksgiving placemat for kids free printable with mazes and coloring activities

Creative Fun

Your kids can dive into the world of creativity by coloring in various Thanksgiving foods. Let them add their own personal touch to classic dishes, and they’ll take pride in the colorful, artistic spread on their plates.

Friendly Competition

How about a friendly game of tic-tac-toe to keep those little minds engaged? It’s a great way for siblings or cousins to bond while waiting for the turkey to roast to perfection.

Word Play

Unscramble letters to create Thanksgiving-themed words. It’s not just a brain teaser but also a fun way to build their vocabulary.

Navigate Mazes

What’s a holiday without a little adventure? Let your kids play their way through two thrilling mazes that will keep them entertained while you put the finishing touches on your Thanksgiving feast.

Express Gratitude

Thanksgiving is all about being thankful, and your kids can join in the spirit by writing down what they’re thankful for on the special “grateful pumpkin.” It’s a lovely way for them to connect with the meaning of the holiday.

Thanksgiving coloring and activity placemat free printable

Enjoy a Stress-Free Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Day is notorious for its hustle and bustle, but with these no-prep Thanksgiving placemats, you can ensure your kids remain happily occupied, leaving you with more time to enjoy the holiday and the company of your loved ones. Say goodbye to the stress of entertaining your kids on Thanksgiving and say hello to a delightful, hassle-free get-together with our free printable Thanksgiving placemats.

Make This Thanksgiving a Cherished Tradition

This Thanksgiving, don’t let the chaos of meal preparation dampen your spirits. Instead, let your kids embrace their creative side and engage in some friendly activities while you create a feast to remember. It’s a win-win for everyone, and it’s sure to become a cherished holiday tradition in your home. So, simplify your Thanksgiving and keep those little ones happy with our free printable placemats.

Download the Thanksgiving Placemat

This Thanksgiving placement is designed to be printed on 8.5×11 letter-sized paper or cardstock. I recommend printing on cardstock if your kids will be using markers and if you want it to be sturdy enough to serve as an actual placemat.

More Thanksgiving Printables

Here are some printable Thanksgiving activity pages for kids that will keep them busy and happy all day long.

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Printable Thanksgiving Decoration for Your Home

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Woodland Thanksgiving banner

Have a wonderful Thanksgiving with your family and friends!

Free Valentine’s Day Count and Color Printable for Kids

Free Valentine’s Day Count and Color Printable for Kids

This cute Valentine’s Day Count and Color for kids is perfect for the home or classroom party.

A perfect no-prep activity for your preschooler or kindergartener. Print this out on copy paper, and provide them with some coloring pencils or crayons. Your kid will do the rest.

VALENTINE'S DAY I SPY PRINTABLE FOR KIDS

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Benefits of playing this Valentine’s Day I Spy activity for kids

This Valentine’s Day Count and Color activity page might look like a simple activity to keep your kid busy, but much learning is going on!

  • Visual discrimination – Your kid is focusing on details and discriminating between shapes.
  • Fine motor skills – While using pencils, crayons, and/or other writing tools, your kid is practicing her grip and fine motor skills.
  • Memory – Memory is needed here to remember what your child is looking for and match other similar items.
  • Counting and writing numbers – Your kid will learn to count and properly form numbers. You can further discuss numbers by asking which item has the least amount, which has the most, etc.

This Count and Color I Spy game is part of a bigger Valentine’s Day bundle that includes 18 more activities for your kids to enjoy!

  • 1 Valentine’s Day Color and Count
  • 1 I spy Valentine’s Day
  • 1 Tic Tac Toe
  • 1 Make Squares
  • 1 Valentine’s Day Word Scramble
  • 1 Word Search
  • 6 Valentine’s Day Mazes (3 different levels of difficulty)
  • 4 coloring pages
  • 3 pages of coloring cards

Your preschooler will love this Valentine’s Day Activity Book.

  • Coloring Binder Cover
  • One coloring page
  • Coloring greeting card
  • Coloring bookmarks (4 different designs)
  • Memory Game (can be printed one-side or double-sided)
  • Puzzle
  • Maze
  • Color by number
  • Three Count and Color (from easy to hard)
  • I-Spy Valentine’s Day
  • Missing alphabet
  • Counting
  • Prewriting Tracing

If your kids love gnomes and play I-Spy then he/she might enjoy this I Spy Bundle.

  • 4 games at different difficulty levels.

Download and Print the Valentine’s Day Count and Color Printable

  • copy paper
  • printer – I have a similar HP printer that uses INSTANT INK. It’s a monthly subscription (I pay $2.99 for 50 pages/per month. You can roll over unused pages. It doesn’t matter if you print in color or black and white. You’ll get ink delivered to you before it runs out. You’ll get a mailer also to recycle your old ink.
  • pencil
  • crayons/colored pencils
  • Valentine’s Day I Spy printable (click on the link below to download)

Have a wonderful Valentine’s Day!

Free Father’s Day Coloring Card for Preschoolers

Free Father’s Day Coloring Card for Preschoolers

Looking for an easy activity for your preschooler to do for dad this Father’s Day? Print out this 5×7″ foldable Father’s Day coloring card for preschoolers to color in.

Father's Day coloring card with the words My dad rocks free printable

While this coloring activity looks like just a fun activity for kids to do for dad, it offers many benefits for preschooler.

BENEFITS OF COLORING FOR PRESCHOOLERS

child coloring in father's day card

1. Helps develop hand strength- Preschoolers are just beginning to build their muscles so coloring will help them strengthen their hand strength. Hand strength is important for so many activities, especially handwriting. It will also help them with develop proper pencil grip.

2. Encourages creativity- Coloring offers kids creativity. Even if you give 10 kids the same exact coloring pages, each one will look different in the end. One child can color the sun purple, while another color it yellow. Some might color everything in black. Another child might want to draw something new and color that in. Coloring let the kid be control of what their art look like.

3. Helps with early writing skills – Eye-hand coordination and pencil grip are important aspect of handwriting. With coloring, a preschooler practice control of the crayon (how much pressure is exerted on the crayon to make darker color or lighter color), the speed, and the direction. Not only does coloring prepare preschooler for writing, but also use of other utensils, such as scissors, grooming and hygiene tools,

4. Promote patience and focus – Coloring for preschooler as well as for older kids and adults is a great activity to slow down and focus on one task. It takes patience to color within the line and focus to bring the final result from the child’s mind onto paper.

5. Language development – Coloring and discussing their final result helps the child use descriptive words to describe and rationalize why they choose a particular color. When you look at your child’s finish art piece instead of saying how nice it is, say, ” I see you color this in purple, why did you pick that color?” Or you can simply say, “Can you tell me a little bit about your art?” and see what your child says. It might surprise you at to why they do things.

6. Self expression- Drawing and coloring is a form of self expression. This is their way of expressing how they feel when they can’t find the right words. My friend’s kid was sad when she sees all the animals at the shelter not getting adopted so she drew a picture and color it in. This helped her mom to see how she’s been feeling and thus leads to discussion on feelings, animal adoption, etc.

7. Color recognition – Coloring helps them understand what primary colors are and explore color combinations.

8. Bilateral Coordination – Coloring promotes the use of both hands, which is a very necessary skill for writing, cutting, and daily activities. When coloring, a child hold the paper with one hand while the other hand colors.

Father's Day coloring card back and front of card says my dad rocks

This Father’s Day coloring card is 5×7″ when folded. I’ve also include the same design in 8.5×11″ size in PDF and PNG files. You can digitally color the PNG files in Procreate.

Supplies and Instructions

Creating the card is fairly simple.

1. Print it out on cardstock either at home or at a printing shop.
2. Cut out the card with a paper trimmer or scissors.
3. Fold it half.
4. Have your child color it in using crayons, color pencils, or markers.
5. Write inside card.
6. Give to dad!
7. If you want to put it inside an envelope, I recommend these. You can also make your own envelope.

Father's day coloring card daddy rocks front and back

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Happy Father’s Day!

40+ Beautiful and Free Christmas Printables

40+ Beautiful and Free Christmas Printables

These 40+ beautiful and free Christmas printables make decorating last minute sooo easy!


Been busy and seriously have not decorated or ready for Christmas at all? It’s ok. I’m also a last minute person. Honestly, even if I decorate way before hand, I always come up with something I really want to do several days before Christmas. It can be stressful so I want to make it easy for you this Christmas.

I created these printables that will allow you to take a break from the stress of looking for that special decoration while still celebrating the holiday season in style. I also have some printable gifts, such as milestone stickers and closet dividers that would look lovely with a cute kids’ outfit.

Over the years I’ve created many free Christmas printables. Here are all of them for you to download and enjoy!

CHRISTMAS WALL ART

Peace love and Joy Christmas Wall Art Prntable

Christmas Deer Wall Art

Merry & Bright Wall Art

Free Christmas Wreath Wall Art Printable

Merry Christmas + Free Printable

Cute Deer Christmas Wall Art

Floral Christmas Wall Art

Ho Ho Ho Santa hat Wall Art

CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS

free printable NOEL bunting for christmas banner

NOEL Banner and Christmas cupcake toppers


CHRISTMAS CARDS

Target gift card holder printable freebie

Target Gift Card Holder

CHRISTMAS GIFT TAGS

Christmas gift tags free printable 9 different designs and sizes


Minimalist Christmas gift tags

Fun and Colorful 2021 Christmas Gift Tags

Free Square Christmas Penguin Gift Tags

Fox and Floral Gift Tag

Woodland Animal Gift Tags

Free Printable Christmas Cat Gift Tags

Free Christmas Advent Calendar Tags

Free Printable Watercolor Christmas Gift Tags

Free Printable Colorful Christmas Gift Tags

Christmas floral gift tags

christmas gift tags with cat designs

Free Printable Reindeer Christmas Gift Tags

Christmas Angel gift tags

Free Cute Animal Christmas Gift Tag Printable

Winter Berry Gift Tags

Winter Branches and Heart

Cute Animal Gift Tags

Cozy Christmas Gift Tags

JOY Christmas Gift Tags

Fun Cat Christmas Gift Tags

All things Christmas Gift Tags

Christmas Tree Gift Tags

CHRISTMAS STATIONARY/PRINTABLE GIFTS

5x7" printable note with angel, toy soldier and christmas tree with and without lines free printable

Neutral Rainbow Monthly Milestone stickers/cards

Neutral Rainbow Closet Dividers

Woodland Milestone Cards

Free Printable Christmas Gift List

Free Christmas-Themed Printable Notes

Christmas coupon book for kids

mockup of a baby bodysuit and a 1 month rainbow baby stickers for photo props

Watercolor floral milestone stickers/cards

Kawaii Fruits Closet Dividers

CHRISTMAS ACTIVITY PAGES FOR KIDS AND ADULTS

dinosaur themed christmas activities for preschoolers 7 pages


Free Christmas Mandala Coloring Pages

MERRY CHRISTMAS puppy number sequencing puzzle

Dinosaur-Themed Christmas Activities for Kids

Free Printable Winter and Christmas Coloring Bookmarks: 3 Designs to Color

Free Cute Floral Bookmarks and Gift Ideas for Readers

SUPPLIES

For the printable wall art, I recommend printable on these photo papers for a crisp and colorful result.

Use these sticker papers for your baby milestone stickers.

There you have it. 40+ Christmas printables to make your holiday a little bet less stressful.

Relax and enjoy your Christmas!