Thanksgiving Party Games

Easy Thanksgiving Party Ideas for Kids

Easy Thanksgiving party games which are suitable for the class room as well as your own Thanksgiving celebration and which can be enjoyed by kids and adults.

Popcorn Relay Race

You’ll need-

Empty bowls
Bowls Full of popcorn
Measuring cups (same size- 1 for each team)

The aim is to for each team to fill an empty bowl on the opposite side of the room with popcorn using a measuring cup. Each player fills their cup and has to carry it across the room without spilling too much!The team who finishes first wins the game.


Here a handkerchief is used to play the game which goes around a circle of children. Each child is passed the Thankerchief and can say what they are thankful for after everone recites the poem:

Handkerchief, Handkerchief, around you go,Where you stop, nobody knows.But when you do, someone must say,What they are thankful for this very day.

Stool Ball

It’s an old game, where a three legged stool is used. One stands as “Stoole” and tries to defend the stool with a stick while the others try to knock the stool over with a ball. Where as the “stoolie” defends to drive away the ball with a stick. No hands can be used.

Bird, Beast or Fish

Here every one sits facing each other. Think fast. When the leader of the game says “BIRD,” “BEAST,” or “FISH.” The player must name a animal before the time count down is finished but without any repetitions. It helps children to learn all the names of birds, animals, fish etc.

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