Free Thanksgiving Memory Game Printable

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Have fun this November with our free Thanksgiving memory game printable.

We still love to play memory card games now, mainly because he loves to win! But this is one of our favorite Thanksgiving activities for kids.

There are 12 different Thanksgiving-themed images to print out, which is perfect for older toddlers and preschoolers.

There are pictures of pumpkins, turkeys, a pilgrims hat, and more.

thanksgiving memory game printable

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Thanksgiving Matching Game

We love playing printable memory games in our home, and as a really young child, my son has managed to beat me!

This free printable Thanksgiving matching game is super easy to play.  It also makes a great addition to any Thanksgiving party!

Supplies needed for the printable Thanksgiving memory game:

The Berenstain Bears Give Thanks (Berenstain Bears/Living Lights)The Berenstain Bears Give Thanks (Berenstain Bears/Living Lights)The Story of the Pilgrims (Pictureback(R))The Story of the Pilgrims (Pictureback(R))Little Critter: Just a Special ThanksgivingLittle Critter: Just a Special ThanksgivingThe Night Before ThanksgivingThe Night Before Thanksgiving10 Fat Turkeys10 Fat TurkeysPete the Cat: The First ThanksgivingPete the Cat: The First Thanksgiving


How to download and print the Thanksgiving game

Download the Thanksgiving memory game printable below. There is one page included with 12 different images and it will print out in portrait. Make sure to check the printer settings.

This free printable Thanksgiving game is free to print but is for personal or classroom use only. Scroll to the bottom of the page to get the pdf file.

You will need to print the page twice, so you can match the images.

free thanksgiving memory game printable

We like to decorate the back of the images. So cut around the border around the edge so you are just left with the 12 images.

Then just grab your coloring pens (these are the ones we love and use all the time) and have fun.

free thanksgiving matching game

When you have printed the 2 pages, you will need to cut out all of the different images. I prefer to use a paper cutter as it’s easier, quicker, and more accurate, but scissors will work too.

free thanksgiving matching game printable

Now you will have two sets of 12 images (so 24 total images.)

You will also love free printable Thanksgiving bingo printable cards.

How to play the Thanksgiving memory match game?

Shuffle the cards up and lay them on the table face down in rows to make it easier. Or just randomly on the table for older kids.

If you are placing them in rows I find 4 rows with 6 images each works best for the memory game.

Playing the game is simple.

Take it in turns to turn over only 2 images.

If it is a match you can either remove them from the game and place them in front of you or leave them turned over face up.

If you did not find a matching pair then just return the cards upside down and continue playing.

The winner is the person who creates the most matches. Celebrate the winner with a Thanksgiving sticker.

memory game for thanksgiving

Memory Game Bundle with 25 different matching games that the kids will loveMemory Game Bundle with 25 different matching games that the kids will loveMemory Game Bundle with 25 different matching games that the kids will love


Other free Thanksgiving printables

Expand your Thanksgiving festivities with an array of engaging free printables:

Immerse in the joy of coloring with free printable Thanksgiving coloring pages, bringing the spirit of gratitude to life with vibrant hues.

Add a personalized touch to your greetings with free printable Thanksgiving cards to color, crafting heartfelt messages.

Elevate the holiday fun with a Thanksgiving scavenger hunt, enlivening celebrations with exciting clues.

Discover the magic of numbers with our free Thanksgiving dot to dot worksheets. Once the dots are connected, kids can bring these Thanksgiving images to life with colors.

Challenge minds with Thanksgiving scattergories, sparking lively discussions and creative thinking.

Enhance your Thanksgiving table with Thanksgiving printable placemats, blending decoration and entertainment.

Have fun learning the ABCs with these free Thanksgiving alphabet worksheets.

Extend the festive spirit with our Hanukkah memory game printable and Christmas memory game printable.

With these diverse printables, your Thanksgiving celebrations will be brimming with creativity, learning, and joy for everyone to enjoy.

Best Thanksgiving picture books

Have fun with the best picture books about Thanksgiving:

Balloons over Broadway narrates the true story of Tony Sarg. The puppeteer behind the iconic Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade balloons. Showcasing his creativity and innovation that transformed the parade into the beloved spectacle it is today.

I am Thankful encourages children to embrace gratitude. As it explores various reasons to be thankful, celebrating everyday joys and blessings in life. Inspiring young readers to appreciate the world around them.

How to Catch a Turkey humorously follows the antics of a group of turkeys as they outsmart the clever schemes of a Thanksgiving hunter. Offering a delightful and comical take on the adventurous pursuit of a Thanksgiving bird.

Tips for downloading the free files

Below you will see a large sign-up box where you need to add your name and email address, and press I NEED THIS NOW!

Within minutes you will be sent the free PDF directly to your email address, so you can print it out and start using it immediately.

Sometimes emails get a little wonky, so if you can’t see it, please check your spam folder where I am sure it is hiding.

Download the Free Thanksgiving Memory Game

Make sure you choose the correct paper size and click on the shrink to fit button. All of our free printables for kids work better when printed on cardstock (this is the one we use and love.)

Last Updated on 16 November 2023 by Clare Brown

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