Fall or Thanksgiving Game Board – Free Printable

Are you looking for a fun way to celebrate turkey day or autumn? This free printable Thanksgiving Game Board is a great party game for the students in your classroom or your whole family. Download this great Thanksgiving game at the bottom of the post for free.

How Does the Free PDF Work?

This is a perfect game for the time of year when Fall is in the air or Thanksgiving is coming. All you need to do to gain access to the board game is:

  1. Sign up for our newsletter at the bottom of the post. You will be redirected to the download page.
  2. Download and print the game board. Add it to your collection on your computer of free printable Thanksgiving games.
  3. Grab one die and game piece and start playing the game!

You might want to print it on cardstock paper and laminate the game so you can use it over and over again. If you do not want to print it, you could open up the game board on a tablet or computer and mark up the PDF to move around the board.

How to Play the This Fun Game

You will need the following supplies to play this great game:

  • one die
  • game pieces to mark your space – grab a pawn from another game, a shiny penny or dime, or maybe a clean pumpkin seed!
  • the game board.

The first person rolls the die and moves their game piece the number on the die. Look at the color codes to determine what to do next:

  • Lose a turn
  • Roll again
  • Back 2 spaces
  • Forward 2 spaces

Continue taking turns. The player who makes it to the finish line first is the winner!

When is a Good Time to Use the Fall or Thanksgiving Game Board?

This type of game can be played:

  • in a fine motor station in the classroom
  • during a Thanksgiving party at school
  • as part of an Occupational Therapy or Counseling session to practice turn-taking and winning and losing.
  • to practice handwriting too! On each colored circle you land on, write down something you are thankful for.
  • as part of a Physical Therapy session – add fun exercises at each color stop i.e. waddle like a Turkey, hop like a rabbit, scamper like a squirrel, or spin like a falling leaf.
  • when added to your collection of fun family board games
  • on Thanksgiving Day while waiting for Thanksgiving dinner
  • when having a Thanksgiving Game Night with the kids
  • add to your list of Thanksgiving traditions to have quality time with the younger players

So basically, playing any board game around your dining table, is an easy way to encourage family bonding, practice fine motor skills and learning how to wait!

What Skills Are Kids Working on with the Thanksgiving Game Board?

When you play dice games, classic games like this and other fun thanksgiving family games you are working on the following skills:

  • fine motor skills
  • turn-taking
  • self regulation
  • visual spatial skills
  • counting skills

All of these skills are important to help children develop motor skills, math skills, and social-emotional skills. All just from playing this fun turkey game!


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Download your FREE Fall or Thanksgiving Board Game Here

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This free printable Thanksgiving Game Board is a great party game for the students in your classroom or your whole family.

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