Thanksgiving Parade Scavenger Hunt

Scavenger Hunt printable for the Thanksgiving parade

The Thanksgiving Day parade will be even more fun when the kids are looking for items to cross off their Thanksgiving Parade Scavenger Hunt printable. This is an activity that is fun for one or more and helps children learn to focus on what they are seeing.


The idea of a store-sponsored Thanksgiving parade did not originate with Macy’s, but with Philadelphia’s Gimbel Brothers Department Store, which first staged a Thanksgiving procession in 1920 with 50 people, 15 cars and a fireman dressed as Santa Claus who ushered in the Christmas shopping season. Source: History – The First Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

  • White Paper
  • Color Printer
  • Marker, Pen or Pencil
  • Clipboard (optional)
  1. Print out a Thanksgiving Parade Scavenger Hunt sheet for each participant
  2. Hand out a marker, pen or pencil for each
  3. Select a spot where each can mark their printable as the parade progresses. Clipboards are great if you have them or a piece of heavy cardboard.
  4. Turn on the TV and get ready for the parade
Patterns, Templates and Printables

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