Free Thanksgiving Word Scramble Printable (with answers)

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Looking to add some extra excitement to your Thanksgiving celebrations this year? You’re in luck! We’ve got just the thing, a Thanksgiving word scramble printable that will engage and entertain guests of all ages.

This printable, featuring holiday-themed words to unscramble, is a fantastic addition to your Thanksgiving Day activities.

Whether you’re planning an educational Thanksgiving gathering or simply want to keep the kids busy while the turkey roasts, this printable Thanksgiving word game is the perfect solution.

This word scramble is a great addition to your learning fun Thanksgiving activities for kids.

thanksgiving word scramble puzzle

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These free word scramble printables are perfect for Thanksgiving either for the classroom, home school, or even Thanksgiving break if the kids are a little bored.

Thanksgiving Word Scramble Printable

Put away the core curriculum and have fun with these Thanksgiving homeschool activities.

Thanksgiving is a time (or certainly should be) when the kids get to have a bit more fun either at school or at home.

This Thanksgiving word puzzle is a great game for upper elementary and middle school-aged kids. I have made it slightly harder by not adding a word list at the bottom so there are no clues. Other than they are all Thanksgiving-themed words.

Print off as many copies as you need and just have fun. Let me know in the comments what your hardest word was. This time it took my husband about 20 minutes to unscramble the word sweetcorn!!

This fun Thanksgiving word scramble puzzle is free to print but is for personal use or classroom use only. Scroll to the bottom of the page to get the pdf file.

We love creating free Thanksgiving activities, check out some of our favorites at the bottom of this post.

free thanksgiving word scramble printable

We also love playing Mad Libs all year round, but this Thanksgiving gobble gobble mad libs book is another great fun activity to keep them entertained.

You will also enjoy the Thanksgiving trivia game free printable!

Thanksgiving word scramble answers

Looking for a fun game that the whole family can enjoy this Thanksgiving? Look no further!

Our Thanksgiving word scramble is a great way to entertain guests of all ages, and the best part is, the answer sheet is included. Ensuring everyone can participate and have a blast while unscrambling those holiday-themed words.

The 13 Thanksgiving-related words to find are:

  • Football
  • Turkey
  • Family
  • Friends
  • Pumpkin
  • Apple Pie
  • Thursday
  • November
  • Sweetcorn
  • Gratitude
  • Gathering
  • Mayflower
  • Pilgrims

Since there is no word bank provided, this puzzle can be a bit tricky, making it perfect for older kids, middle schoolers, high schoolers, and even adults at your Thanksgiving parties.

thanksgiving word scramble answers

But worry not! The answer key is conveniently located on the second page of the PDF when you download it, ensuring that you have all the solutions at your fingertips.

So, challenge your word-solving skills, and enjoy the Thanksgiving word scramble with confidence!

Have fun with our free Thanksgiving word search printable too!

Where to play the free printable Thanksgiving word scramble game

The Thanksgiving word scramble printable is a versatile addition to your family celebration. Place copies on the dining table, and guests can enjoy unscrambling Thanksgiving words while waiting for the meal or after your pumpkin pie!

Teachers can incorporate this printable into their Thanksgiving lesson plans, reinforcing vocabulary and critical thinking. It works well for in-class group activities or as a take-home assignment.

Transform your Thanksgiving celebration into a game night. The word scramble printable offers a fun and educational option for families to bond and challenge each other, suitable for kids and adults to compete in friendly word-solving battles.

Foster team-building by using the word scramble in the office during the holiday season. Making it a great activity for colleagues to participate in together.

Share the printable during virtual Thanksgiving celebrations through video conferencing tools. Participants can solve the word scramble individually or in large groups, enhancing virtual festivities.

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Check out even more free Thanksgiving printable games!

How to adapt word scramble for different age groups?

This Thanksgiving word scramble printable is highly adaptable kids of all ages:

  • Younger Kids: Offer hints or clues to assist younger children, introducing Thanksgiving vocabulary in a fun way.
  • Upper Elementary and Middle School: Adjust the difficulty by setting time constraints or encouraging group work, promoting teamwork and a bit of friendly competition. The winner could be the person with the most correct answers in a given time frame. 
  • High Schoolers and Adults: Challenge older kids, high schoolers, and adults with unscrambling words without hints or time limits, testing their vocabulary and problem-solving skills.

Have fun with all of the best Thanksgiving word games!

Additional Thanksgiving fun activities

Looking to elevate your Thanksgiving celebration to a new level of fun and engagement? Here are even more Thanksgiving printables to ensure you have a great time:

Add even more word game fun with our free Thanksgiving scattergories game, where players brainstorm holiday-related words within timed categories, bringing laughter and conversation to your gathering.

Embark on an adventurous Thanksgiving scavenger hunt, promoting teamwork, curiosity, and exploration as kids uncover holiday-themed clues.

Keep kids entertained and creative with our free printable Thanksgiving coloring pages. Featuring a heart warming story about some friends.

Encourage gratitude and reading by providing free Thanksgiving bookmarks to color. Creating thoughtful keepsakes or tokens of appreciation for your guests as you gather for Thanksgiving.

Keep the younger children entertained during Thanksgiving dinner with our free printable Thanksgiving bingo cards.

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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.

Print out the free printable Thanksgiving word scramble puzzle

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 5 January 2024 by Clare Brown

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