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Inside: This fun, easy-to-put-together Thanksgiving Bingo printable is the perfect thanksgiving game to pumpkin spice up your Thanksgiving season. Thanksgiving bingo is suitable for fun family game nights, classroom parties, or any kid’s parties.
I just love pumpkin spice and everything nice.
Fall is arguable the most delicious time of the year!
And what also comes along with this glorious season, is an abundance of all this goodness…
…pumpkin pie, pumpkin spice, crunchy leaves, scarves, warm socks, wagon rides, pumpkin patches, scented candles, rainboots, apple orchards, hot cocoa, oversized sweaters, Halloween, flannel sheets, boots, board games, movie nights, scarecrows…
And because fall is one of my favorite seasons, and Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays, I’ve created this fun Thanksgiving bingo game the entire family or class can play!
(If you need more card variations for a classroom or large family you can grab our premium version here which includes 30 card variations for less than a pumpkin spice latte from Starbucks!)
Spice up your Thanksgiving this year with this fun and growth mindset-inducing Thanksgiving Bingo game.
…And bonus, these are printables so you can laminate them and use them for years to come.
What’s Included With This Free Printable Thanksgiving Bingo Kit?
This pumpkin-licious Thanksgiving Bingo printable game includes four different Bingo game cards, one page of Bingo calling cards, instructions, and sticker cut-outs.
Bingo is perfect because it’s easy to play for all ages and for varying sizes of groups.
And this kit has everything you need to get started.
***Snag your free download below
***If you have over 4 players you can split into teams (or grab this premium set with 30 game card variations here).
How To Play Thanksgiving Bingo
Most of us know how to play Bingo already…but just in case you forget here are some simple Bingo instructions.
How Do You Play Thanksgiving Bingo?
To play, give one Thanksgiving bingo card to each child or give one card to each team. Pull a call-out from a hat or bowl (one at a time) and call out the number or image on the card (the numbers are handy when playing with young kids who have trouble reading the callout descriptions). Then have the children place a candy, pumpkin sticker, or another marker of your choosing over the square if the item called out is on their card. The first player to cover 5 spaces diagonally, horizontally, or vertically wins.
Detailed Thanksgiving Bingo Instructions:
- Print out your Thanksgiving bingo cards (one for each player or team) and one set of the calling cards. If you want to use the bingo sticker cut-outs included, please also print these out. Place the cards into a bowl or hat.
- Give each child a Thanksgiving Bingo card, and your chosen bingo markers (pumpkin cut-outs, M&M’s, skittles, jelly beans, mini marshmallows, dry erase markers, or bingo dabbers)
- Pull one card at a time from the bowl and either call out the number or describe the image.
- The kids can cover the corresponding number or image with chosen stickers, candies, or markers. (I love to use Velcro with the pumpkin cut-outs so they don’t slide around the card).
- To win the game, the kiddo who covers 5 spaces in a row, horizontally, vertically, or diagonally shouts out “BINGO!” and they win.
- Create fun prizes or treats for winners.
Materials needed for Gratitude Bingo:
- Thanksgiving Bingo Cards
- Candies, bingo dabber, or heart cut-outs (provided)
- Printer (or have printed at a print shop)
- White card stock paper
- Scissors or a paper trimmer
- Optional, but amazing: Laminator (I love this laminator!)
- Optional: Laminating sheets
- Optional: Velcro Tabs
If you love Thanksgiving as much as I do, be sure to celebrate all things gratitude and head over to the 15 best gratitude activities for kids, and cultivate an attitude of gratitude this fall. I’m also obsessed with this giant list of fun Thanksgiving games for kids over at Kids Activities.
If you are on the hunt for awesome game ideas for your next kid’s party, check out this epic guide of easy and fun party games.
Other Ways To Play Thanksgiving Bingo
I love the traditional Thanksgiving Bingo but there are SO many variations that can liven up your Thanksgiving Bingo game (you know, variety is the spice of life, right?)
You can play until the winner is the first one to get:
- Full board bingo
- 5 around the corner
- An inside square
- An outside square
- The shape of a 7 or 11
- A block of 9
I hope you love these free printable Thanksgiving bingo game cards as much as we do, click the button and get these sent straight to your inbox.
Need more than 4 bingo cards?
Looking for a premium set to play with a classroom, at a party, or fun family night? If you need more cards, this premium set comes complete with 30 Thanksgiving bingo card variations! Snag it right here!
Other Bingo Sets
If you love all things Bingo, then you might also love our Valentine’s Bingo (snag a free set here or grab our premium version with 30 card variations).
Or, what about a fun Gratitude Bingo Game for kids.
This is a fun way to get your kids thinking about all the awesome things in their lives! Grateful kids grow up to be happier kids. It’s proven.
Raising Grateful Kids
It’s important to practice gratitude all year long, but fall is an especially perfect time to teach our kids to think with an attitude of gratitude.
Gratitude helps us see that we have enough, and that we are enough, if we look. It teaches us to appreciate the big and small things we have in our lives and to not take things for granted.
Gratitude is proven to reduce stress, increase happiness, and raise self-esteem,
Gratitude is one of the best states of mind we can cultivate.
If you are looking for a cool product to teach your kids or students a growth mindset this year, then our newly published kids journal might be just what you are looking for. This journal takes kids on 10 secret missions that will help them tackle anything that can and will come up in life. And gratitude is just one of those secret missions.
Teach kids to tackle anything that can (and will) come up in life.
Gratitude Activities for Kids
The following activities and resources are must-haves for raising grateful kids:
- 30-day kindness calendar, another super sweet activity for kids
- 77 Acts of Kindness for Kids
- Thanksgiving Tree Activity
- Our mega gratitude guide for kids.
- And if you love doing fun activities with your kids, you DON’T want to miss out on this giant gratitude bundle your kids (and you) will love!
Oh, and don’t forget about this fun gratitude scavenger hunt, home, or classroom option.
Final Thoughts on Thanksgiving Bingo
I hope you love all the fall goodness packed into this post. Whether you snag the free Thanksgiving Bingo cards here, the premium set here, or another fun fall gratitude activity, I’m sure there is something here all kids and adults alike will love.
Tell me, what is your favorite fall activity to do with the kids?
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