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Keep your guests entertained with these DIY Thanksgiving Games and Activities both kids and adults will love!
Thanksgiving can be pretty boring. Not everyone enjoys watching football or just sitting around in a food coma, and waiting for dinner when your really hungry can be pure torture!
Make sure your guests have fun at your next Thanksgiving get-together with these DIY Thanksgiving Games and Activities you can play before and after dinner for a full day of Thanksgiving fun!
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Keep kids occupied during Thanksgiving dinner with these fun place mats.
Who doesn’t love this silly game?! Here’s a super fun Thanksgiving version perfect to keep your guests occupied before dinner.
Cute mini pumpkins serve as tic-tac-toe game pieces in this Autumn themed game.
Mini pumpkins get repurposed once again as bowling balls in this cute miniature bowling game.
For adults and bigger kids, check out this Turkey Bowling Game using butternut squash for the pins and a much larger pumpkin to knock them down.
Don’t just throw away those old paper grocery bags. Put them to good use with this DIY game that is basically free thanks to repurposed materials!
Race each other by taking a yam (or a sweet potato) and seeing who can roll it to the finish line first. It’s a lot harder than it looks!
Get the kids out for a while (or at least away from the kitchen!) with this super fun and creative DIY scavenger hunt.
This game looks pretty simple (and is another basically free idea!), but adults will still want to join in on this surprisingly challenging motor skills game.
Everyone loves playing BINGO! Use leftover candy to mark these free printable Thanksgiving BINGO cards, so you can save them for next year!
Young children will especially love this Turkey Balloon Racing Game, but anyone with a competitive spirit can get in on the action!
Everyone enjoys a good game of Twister (I know I do!).
This Autumn themed DIY game is really great for young kids to help them learn about colors, following directions, and the difference between their left and right hands.
If it’s warm enough where you live this Thanksgiving, take your guests outside to run around and burn off some of that turkey with this Turkey Tag game with cute DIY turkey clothespins!
Where I live chunkin punkins is apparently a pretty popular activity.
Now, you can host your own little Punkin Chunkin Festival in your backyard this Thanksgiving with this adorable and mess free DIY game!
This Thanksgiving charades game is a fun one for the whole family! Perfect to get everyone moving and laughing after being loaded down with turkey!
Egg hunts are a super popular activity for Easter, so why can’t you have a fall themed hunting game? Well, of course you can!
Just scatter mini pumpkins throughout your yard or home for the little ones to find. Check out the link below for some creative variations on this game.
Coloring for adults is super popular right now, and I love it!
They are more expensive than Crayola Colored Pencils, but they’re so much easier to color with and their colors are so much more vibrant and beautiful.
Here we have some Thanksgiving themed free printable coloring pages perfect to engage the entire family in some coloring time!
Now that we’ve learned basting your turkey doesn’t really add moisture to the bird, put that turkey baster to good use with this fun and lightly competitive game.
Even if you don’t normally let the kids throw toys in the house, pipe cleaners are so light, this game can be played inside or outside, depending on the weather on Turkey Day.
If it’s warm enough, take the festivities outside to enjoy this fun and lightly active game.
Here’s a cute and inexpensive DIY Thanksgiving version of the popular game, Pictionary. This game is a great way to keep guests of all ages busy and entertained before and after dinner.
A Turkey Day twist to the classic Pin the Tail on the Donkey game makes a fun activity for all ages!
Work off some of those calories you consumed at Thanksgiving dinner with this fun piñata game kids and adults will both enjoy!
Make cherished memories with family and friends this Thanksgiving with this festive DIY Photo Booth idea. Just print these free printable photo props for a fun Thanksgiving themed photo op.
In this messy game, participants race to find the candy letters hidden in the whipped cream and use them to spell out “pie” – all without their hands.
Teach your kids how to show their gratitude with this creative version of Pick Up Sticks.
Don’t just sit around in a turkey coma this Thanksgiving!
These Easy and Inexpensive DIY Thanksgiving Games will help you and your holiday guests finally enjoy Turkey Day and create wonderful memories you’ll hold dear for years to come!
What do you think of these Thanksgiving Games? Will you try any of these fun and festive activities this Thanksgiving?
Please share your thoughts in the comments below!
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