Thanksgiving drawings: 20+ ideas for kids to draw and have fun while learning about Thanksgiving

by Gabby

There are a few days left before Thanksgiving and we are all very exited. This holiday is all about the family, gathering together and cooking our Thanksgiving dishes. As this can mean a lot of fun for the adults, we have to think how to entertain our little ones. What better way than to keep them busy with some easy Thanksgiving drawings? Let’s find out how to draw a turkey, a pumpkin, and others!

Easy Thanksgiving drawings to entertain our kids

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Thanksgiving is approaching, as there are only 14 days left before the 24th. I can already imagine the taste of the cranberry sauce in combination with the festive stuffed turkey.  How to make it interesting for your kids as well? How to keep them occupied? Well the answer is simple as most of the children love to draw. This is also a great method to teach them more about the holiday and create a tradition in their life. Let’s teach them how to draw a turkey first!

How to draw a turkey?

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Drawing a turkey can seem like a pretty hard job for a toddler, however having the correct step-by-step tutorial can make it really fun. You can start by drawing the body and neck, then the head, the feathers and so on. You can see on the picture that is very simple.

Try adapting another technique on how to draw a turkey like shown in this very quick YouTube tutorial. As we know, the turkey is one of the main symbols when it comes to Thanksgiving, so you and your kids can enjoy stories about it and drawing at the same time.

How to draw a pumpkin?

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Having pumpkins on our Thanksgiving table is a necessity. Drawing them with your kids can be a very fun activity. Their simple round shape allows your children to quickly learn how to create them on paper and make the most beautiful Thanksgiving drawings to share with you. Don’t forget to remind them to separate the paper into 4 parts. Like that, their drawing will be more symmetrical.

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How to draw a corn?

The corn is one of the most traditional Thanksgiving vegetables. In this short tutorial, you can check out how to draw the perfect corn. Obtaining these skills can help your kids make a full Thanksgiving drawing like on the first picture of the article. If you want to make it extra fun, you can print the drawings or free coloring pages and make a coloring wallpaper. This can be a really entertaining activity for the entire family, and you can spark their imagination.

Other ideas for Thanksgiving drawings

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A cute Pilgrims and Native Americans drawing to inspire you

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Let’s not forget Thanksgiving is all about the family gathered together!

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This is an easy and fun way to draw a roasted Thanksgiving turkey!

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A must-have on the Thanksgiving family dinner is the cranberry sauce!

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Apples are my favorite seasonal fruits. Let’s learn how to draw them!

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Are you feeling inspired to draw a pumpkin yet?

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You can teach your kids how to draw a feather just in a few steps!

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Scarecrows are also very traditional during this time of the year!

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How to draw a leaf? Check it out!

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Try drawing a leaf using water paint!

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If your kids are already masters in drawing, you can try to craft a turkey instead!

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Read also:30 Cool Fall Painting Ideas for Beginners: Start Your Journey in Art This Season

Free coloring pages to download and enjoy with your children

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Let’s color a Thanksgiving turkey!

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Have fun by coloring a scarecrow!

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You want to color a traditional Thanksgiving dinner? Have fun!

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Try coloring this beautiful traditional Thanksgiving picture!

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Use your favorite colors on this family Thanksgiving dinner picture!

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A scarecrow, pumpkins, and cute children

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Let’s color a squirrel picking up acorns!

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Scarecrow and pumpkins – the perfect autumnal picture

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Another cute traditional Thanksgiving coloring picture

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