thanksgiving bulletin boards

Gobble, gobble! It’s time to celebrate Thanksgiving! What better way to celebrate Thanksgiving than with some fun Thanksgiving Bulletin Boards? Turkeys, pumpkins, pies, and more are all included in these fun ideas. Take a look at all of the ready-to-use, low prep, bulletin board ideas for Thanksgiving to get you ready for the holiday!

3 Thanksgiving Bulletin Boards

These Thanksgiving bulletin board ideas are not just fun. They allow students to practice their skills while creating a cute craft that will brighten up any classroom or hallway! 

Thankful Turkeys

First up is turkeys, of course! You can’t have Thanksgiving bulletin boards without turkeys. Combine this craft with students’ love of reading, and it is going to be a real hit with your kiddos. All of the turkey craft parts for a boy or girl version are included. They can be printed on color paper, or kids can color their turkeys for a more personalized look! The writing templates are also included, and the themes are “Thankful Turkeys” and “Gobble Up a Good Book” with 3 different handwriting line choices. The bulletin board lettering is included too! All in all, this is ready to go and the perfect addition to your November! Grab it here.

Pumpkin Pies

Pumpkin pie is a favorite Thanksgiving dish and the perfect friendship-themed bulletin board, too! This is a book companion craft, making this even better! Combine it with Enemy Pie by Derek Munson and fill your unit about caring, friendship, kindness, and respect. After that, consider making this fun bulletin board. In the craftivity,  you will also find the pumpkin pie craft parts for a boy and a girl version, writing templates with 2 different line variations in 2 different styles. One has a space for a picture, and one doesn’t! This one is so fun and perfect for Thanksgiving! Grab it here.


This Pumpkin Craftivity is another perfect one for Thanksgiving and fall! It includes the writing prompt, “I am so “PUMPED” for the Fall!” Kids are going to really love creating these pumpkins and thinking about what they are pumped about! Altogether, this would be a great addition to Thanksgiving time! In the set, there is the pumpkin craft and 2 different writing templates! Grab this one here!

More Thanksgiving Fun

Looking for a little more to go with your bulletin board? This Pumpkin Stations craft is perfect for building a fun cross-curricular station day using the theme of pumpkins! Not only does it fit perfectly into the theme of Thanksgiving. But would be great to use the few days right before the holiday for some extra fun! The craft will be perfect for the bulletin board! Pumpkin Theme Day Centers are easy to use,  ready to just print and go! 

This pack includes so much including 10 stations, a headband template, a coloring page, a word search, and even station signs for the activities! There are so many options for the bulletin board between the craft, the coloring, and more! This is a must-have and is available here.

What’s Thanksgiving without turkeys? So, of course, there is another turkey activity! Students will learn, create, and write about turkeys in this great cross-curricular activity and create an awesome turkey facts bulletin board! Math, science, writing, and collaboration are all huge parts of this activity. It really is the perfect project to do right before Thanksgiving! The project includes the lesson plan, turkey book lists and links, the templates for the turkeys, charts, writing prompts, turkey scavenger hunt math, and more! You really need to check this one out here!

There are lots of options for those Thanksgiving bulletin boards above! I can’t wait to see which ones you decide to use with your class this year!

Check out my other bulletin board ideas here