Thanksgiving

General Thanksgiving Sites

  • Facts for Features: Thanksgiving — How many pounds of cranberries and sweet potatoes do we eat? How many places named “Turkey” are there in the United States? Check this statistical guide to the holiday to learn the answers to these and other statistical questions
  • Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade — Learn more about New York’s annual Thanksgiving tradition
  • Thanksgiving Day — Holiday history, turkey trivia, and Thanksgiving fun from InfoPlease
  • Thanksgiving — Crafts, recipes and other ideas from the Disney Family website

Thanksgiving History

  • The Plymouth Colony Archive Project at the University of Virginia — “This Plymouth Colony Archive presents a collection of fully searchable texts, including: court records, colony laws, seventeenth century journals and memoirs, probate inventories, wills, town plans, maps, and fort plans; research and seminar analyses of numerous topics; biographical profiles of selected colonists; and architectural, archaeological and material culture studies”
  • Thanksgiving — The official website for Plimouth Plantation
  • The First Thanksgiving — Come aboard the Mayflower and meet the passengers, experience life in Plimouth colony, and take the Thanksgiving cyber challenge at this site from Scholastic.com

Thanksgiving Reading, Crafts and Activities

Thanksgiving Lesson Plans

Thanksgiving Food and Recipes