Thanksgiving Color By Number Puzzles for Fine Motor Skills

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Thanksgiving Coloring Puzzle - An Indian Girl

An Indian Girl Coloring Puzzle. Websterlearning

Thanksgiving is an important family holiday in most American (read USA) households.  Traditions are built and time is spent with significant family members who don’t get together nearly as often as they would have just a generation ago.  At the same time, Thanksgiving is part of the great American Myth (and I don’t mean it’s not true) that teaches important things about what we as Americans value:  perseverance, collaboration, self-determination, sharing and community.

These puzzles will help support instruction in Social Studies in the Primary Grades, where attention is paid to these holidays.   Understanding the history of the first Thanksgiving helps student build functional knowledge of American traditions.

This puzzle of harvest squash gives students with emerging coloring skills practice in coloring in just a few small areas.

Coloring puzzles ask students to:

  • Match the  numbers from the key to the puzzle itself.
  • Exercise executive function by matching colors to numbers from the key to the puzzle itself.
  • Recognize color names. If a child is not yet reading, you can help them color the words next to the numbers.

Age Appropriate

Many older students with disabilities need to build fine motor skills, often catching up, being years behind typical peers. These puzzles avoid "cutesy" and will appeal to older students who need to exercise fine motor skills.

Free Printable Puzzle of an Indian Girl

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A Coloring Puzzle of a Pilgrim Boy for Thanksgiving

Pilgrim Boy Coloring Puzzle. Websterlearning

Thanksgiving is an important family holiday in most American (read USA) households.  Traditions are built and time is spent with significant family members who don’t get together nearly as often as they would have just a generation ago. 

Historian tell us that the first Separatists who came to Plimoth Plantation actually wore a great deal of color.  This puzzle of a Pilgrim Boy uses bright colors to depict a child who would have actually lived in 1620 in Plymouth, Massachusetts. 

Coloring puzzles ask students to:

  • Match the  numbers from the key to the puzzle itself.
  • Exercise executive function by matching colors to numbers from the key to the puzzle itself.
  • Recognize color names. If a child is not yet reading, you can help them color the words next to the numbers.

Age Appropriate

Many older students with disabilities need to build fine motor skills, often catching up, being years behind typical peers. These puzzles avoid "cutesy" and will appeal to older students who need to exercise fine motor skills.

The Pilgrim Boy Coloring Puzzle pdf.

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A Harvest Coloring Puzzle for Thanksgiving

Harvest Vegetables. Websterlearning

Thanksgiving is an important family holiday in most American (read USA) households.  Traditions are built and time is spent with significant family members who don’t get together nearly as often as they would have just a generation ago.  At the same time, Thanksgiving is part of the great American Myth (and I don’t mean it’s not true) that teaches important things about what we as Americans value:  perseverance, collaboration, self-determination, sharing and community.

These puzzles will help support instruction in Social Studies in the Primary Grades, where attention is paid to these holidays.   Understanding the history of the first Thanksgiving helps student build functional knowledge of American traditions.

This puzzle of harvest squash gives students with emerging coloring skills practice in coloring in just a few small areas.

Coloring puzzles ask students to:

  • Match the  numbers from the key to the puzzle itself.
  • Exercise executive function by matching colors to numbers from the key to the puzzle itself.
  • Recognize color names. If a child is not yet reading, you can help them color the words next to the numbers.

Age Appropriate

Many older students with disabilities need to build fine motor skills, often catching up, being years behind typical peers. These puzzles avoid "cutesy" and will appeal to older students who need to exercise fine motor skills.

This simple harvest puzzle uses few colors and offers moderate challenges to students with fine motor challenges as well as hand-eye coordination challenges.

The harvest puzzle pdf.