Free Printable Turkey Color By Number (#1 Thanksgiving Activity For Kids)

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Our free Turkey color by number coloring sheet is the perfect activity for kids of all ages in honor of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Print off a couple of copies for the kids to complete during the Thanksgiving season anytime during the month of November.

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The fall season is by far one of my families most favorite seasons.

From apple picking to Halloween and Thanksgiving we love all the fun activities that come along with this special time of year. 

With Thanksgiving quickly approaching we’ve been working hard creating different Thanksgiving themed printables to share with our readers.

So far, we’ve created fun activities like I Spy Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving word search and even a Thanksgiving unscramble

So, we’re really excited to add a festive Thanksgiving turkey color by number to our growing collection of free Thanksgiving worksheets. 

Continue reading to get more info about our fun turkey color by number.

Or, skip to the bottom of this post to get the links for your free download. 

Thanksgiving Turkey Color By Number

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turkey color by number worksheets

If you didn’t know it already, we love color by number worksheets.

We have a large and growing collection of color by number pages because they are a low prep fun activity for both young students and older kids.

Plus, they are great way to have some screen free fun which is always a win in our house. 

So, if you’ve come here looking for free number coloring pages you’re absolutely in the right place.

Our turkey color by number was created to be a fun Thanksgiving activity that can be used both at home or in the classroom anytime during the month of November. 

Whether you’re planning to use our free Thanksgiving color by number with your students or your own children, we know that our color by number Thanksgiving printables are a fun way to welcome the Thanksgiving holiday.

Why We Love Color By Number Activities

turkey color by number

Color by number worksheets are a wonderful resource for kids from kindergarten to middle school.

Color by number sheets are a great way to work on a bunch of really important skills for both younger and older children.  

Fine Motor Skills 

In order to color, younger kids need to learn how to hold a crayon and build up endurance by strengthening their little hands, fingers and wrists.

Color by number worksheets are a fun way to get some extra practice coloring within the lines, gripping a crayon and building endurance.

Color Recognition 

Our turkey color by number worksheet is a great way to expose especially young kids to different color words.

Our color by number Thanksgiving coloring pages have a color key with 8 colors including brown, orange, red, yellow, light blue, dark blue, green and grey.

It’s a fun opportunity to get some extra practice recognizing and spelling different colors. 

Number Recognition 

A color by number activity is also a fun way to practice number recognition for preschoolers, kindergarten students and children in 1st grade.

By 2nd grade and beyond color by number activities that are more challenging and include sight words, math facts and number sets are a great way to practice math skills.

When To Use Color By Number Printables

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turkey color by number

Color by number worksheets like our turkey color by number can be used in so many different situations.

From classroom use at the elementary or high school level to home use in anticipation of Thanksgiving dinner and turkey time.

Here are some of our favorite ways to use these fun coloring by number sheets.

During The Holiday Season

Our cute turkey color by number is a great option anytime during the month of November.

From having the kids complete these cute coloring pages while you are our for dinner, at an appointment or using it as a road trip activity while you travel during the Thanksgiving holiday our color by number is a fun festive activity for kiddos of all ages.

In Lesson Plans

Use our turkey color by number as a fun part of your lesson plan on the first thanksgiving in social studies.

Whether you’re giving a lesson on the role of the native Americans to a 3rd grade class or a discussion on giving thanks to younger students our Turkey color by number is a great addition to the classroom.

On Thanksgiving Day

You can also use our color by number Thanksgiving worksheets on Thanksgiving day.

It’s the perfect time for a little coloring fun. From having kids complete it while you prep your turkey or famous pumpkin pie to making it a family activity after you’ve eaten our free color by number Thanksgiving pages are a fun festive activity you can do on Thanksgiving day.

For Early Finishers

Got early finishers in your class?

Then, you’re going to want to download and print a number of Thanksgiving color by numbers and use it throughout the month of November when you want to keep early finishers quiet and busy while their peers complete their work.

Busy Binders

We love busy binders! If you enjoy creating busy binders for your child then you may want to consider adding our cute turkey coloring pages to your November or Thanksgiving themed binder.

Pair our free printable color by number worksheet with our Thanksgiving I Spy, word search and unscramble printable to create a Thanksgiving themed binder the kids will enjoy working through.

What You’ll Need

Printer – we have and love this Brother printer available from Amazon. It’s quick, efficient and the toner lasts forever. Our top choice for a black and white monochrome printer.

Cardstock – we recommend printing our color by number turkey coloring pages on high quality card stock paper. This makes the activity more resistant and durable. If you don’t have card stock available regular printing paper works well too.

Box of Crayons – or any other coloring tools. Crayons, wax crayons and wooden coloring pencils work well.

Clip board – an optional but useful extra if you plan to use our turkey color by number on the road or outside the house. A clip board offers stability for coloring when you don’t have access to a flat table top surface.

Binder – if you’re planning to create a busy binder with other activities for the kids to complete in honor of the Thanksgiving holiday.

More Thanksgiving Freebies

🖤 I Spy Thanksgiving – one of our favorite kindergarten worksheets in a festive Thanksgiving theme. Comes with an answer key!

🖤 Thanksgiving word search – the most popular Thanksgiving printables on our site. A great choice for kids and teens who love the challenge of a word puzzle.

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Thanksgiving unscramble –  a cute little word puzzle activity. How quickly can you unscramble the Thanksgiving themed words.

🖤 Thanksgiving count and color – perfect for younger children, these color code worksheets work on counting and coloring simultaneously.

🖤 Thanksgiving potluck sign up sheet – the best way to stay organized if you’re hosting a Thanksgiving potluck.

🖤 Closed for Thanksgiving sign templates – let your clients and customers know that you’re closed for Thanksgiving with these festive free printable signs.

Download Instructions

To print our free turkey color by number click on the instant download link at the bottom of the page. 

From there the pdf file containing the free printable Thanksgiving coloring pages will open in a new browser window.

You can opt to save the pdf file to your computer or proceed to print without saving. 

Always do a print preview before hitting print to make sure that your printer settings scale is set correctly.

We suggest selecting “fit to printable area” to ensure that our turkey color by number prints correctly.

Please note that all our free printables, printable pages, printable worksheets, educational activities, interactive resources and pre-made digital activities are intended for classroom use and personal use only. 

More Color By Number Sheets

☑️ Halloween color by number – the perfect color by number for celebrating Halloween!

☑️ Mermaid color by number – a cute mermaid themed color for number for kiddos who love mermaids.

☑️ Christmas color by number – enjoy our Christmas color by number as a wind down activity on Christmas eve!

☑️ Earth Day color by number – fun Earth day themed color by number worksheets ideal for celebrating our planet on April 22nd.

☑️ Valentine’s color by number – an adorable love themed Valentine’s day color by number for little lovebugs of all ages.

☑️ Easter color by number – a fun Easter coloring activity in honor of the Easter holiday.

Final Thoughts

We had loads of fun creating this Turkey color by number activity and hope you plan to use it soon!

We love to see our free printable in action. So, snap a photo and reach out to us on our socials to let us know (Facebook is probably your best option!) how it went.

Got a question?

Drop us a question down below using a valid email address so we can be in touch!

Happy Thanksgiving!

P.S Check back soon because we’ve got some beautiful coloring pages that you can use to make a DIY coloring book in the works! 

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