Games for Thanksgiving by Kahoot!

Thank you, Kahoot!’ers! Celebrate and learn this holiday season with these curriculum-aligned history, math, ELA and science games, as well as fun trivia, created by us and our partners.

Thanksgiving around the world
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Thanksgiving Around the World

Play this game to see how much you know about Thanksgiving-like traditions around the world!

  1. Where is the Thanksgiving celebration the biggest?
  2. Which of these countries has an Autumn celebration that is similar to Thanksgiving?
  3. Which of these countries does not celebrate Thanksgiving?
  4. … and 6 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

Football on Turkey Day
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Football on Turkey Day

Play this fun kahoot to test your knowledge on Thanksgiving football!

  1. When did the first non-professional Thanksgiving Day football game take place?
  2. Which of these is not a nickname that people use for U.S. high school football games played on Thanksgiving?
  3. The first American football game ever played in Europe was in Lithuania.
  4. … and 8 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

American Thanksgiving History and Facts
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American Thanksgiving History and Facts

Play this kahoot to test your knowledge on history and facts about Thanksgiving in the U.S.! 🦃

  1. Who declared Thanksgiving a national holiday in the U.S. in 1863?
  2. Which was the first U.S. state to officially adopt an annual Thanksgiving holiday?
  3. When was the first Thanksgiving dinner in the U.S. held?
  4. … and 8 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Thanksgiving in America: Customs & Traditions

A history of thanksgiving kahoot focused on the customs and traditions of this family-oriented holiday.

  1. In the late 19th century, what was a traditional prize won during raffles in New England?
  2. During holiday shooting matches, what animals were used as targets?
  3. True or False: Over 40 million turkeys are eaten on Thanksgiving Day.
  4. … and 5 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Thanksgiving Football

There is a long tradition for football being played on Thanksgiving. Learn all about the history of the Thanksgiving football game.

  1. What teams host games every Thanksgiving in the NFL?
  2. Who are the Detroit Lions playing on Thanksgiving 2018?
  3. Who are the Dallas Cowboys playing on Thanksgiving 2018?
  4. … and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Thanksgiving in America: The First Thanksgiving

A Thanksgiving kahoot designed to test your knowledge about the early history of the holiday.

  1. In September 1620, which ship left England carrying people seeking freedom in the New World?
  2. How long did it take for the passengers to reach the New World?
  3. The Pilgrims established a village called Plymouth. Where did they originally intend to land?
  4. Where did the Pilgrims spend their first frigid winter?
  5. … and 5 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Thanksgiving in America: The Revolution to the Civil War

A history of Thanksgiving kahoot designed to test your knowledge of the era when the holiday became official.

  1. True or False: During the American Revolution, there were no days of thanksgiving.
  2. In 1789, which president issued the first Thanksgiving proclamation by the United States?
  3. In the first Thanksgiving proclamation, for what were Americans told to be thankful?
  4. True or False: John Adams and James Madison did not set aside days for thanksgiving.
  5. Which state became the first to institute a yearly Thanksgiving holiday in 1817?
  6. … and 5 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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The Ancient Origins of Thanksgiving

A history of Thanksgiving kahoot designed to test your knowledge about the holiday's ancient origins.

  1. What traditions did the Separatists and Puritans bring with them to the New World?
  2. In ancient times, which group celebrated their fall harvest with a giant feast?
  3. What was the name of the ancient Jewish harvest festival which is similar to Thanksgiving?
  4. True or False: For years, the Native Americans would celebrate the fall harvest with a feast.
  5. … and 5 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Grammar: Nouns and Proper Nouns – Thanksgiving Edition

Learn to use nouns and proper nouns in sentences according to conventional patterns. Explain the functions of nouns in general and their functions in particular sentences

  1. Place the nouns in the correct order. The _____ ate together for a ______ _______.
  2. Place the nouns in the correct order. The _________ landed at ________ _______ in 1620.
  3. Place the nouns in correct order: The average _______ eats about 20 _____ of _____ on _______.
  4. … and 10 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Grammar: Ordering Adjectives – Thanksgiving Edition

Order adjectives within sentences according to conventional patterns (e.g., a small red bag, rather than a red small bag).

  1. Fill in the blanks using adjectives:_____,______, _____, ____ ships embarked on its voyage.
  2. Fill in the blank using adjectives: Many____,____,____,_____turkeys were served for the feast.
  3. … and 11 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Algebraic Thinking: Single Word Problems – Thanksgiving Edition

Solve word problems posed with whole numbers and having whole-number answers using the four operations

  1. Solve the following word problem.
  2. Solve the following word problem.
  3. Solve the following word problem.
  4. Solve the following word problem.
  5. Solve the following word problem.
  6. … and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Multiplication: Using Arrays – Thanksgiving Edition

Represent and solve problems involving multiplication and division.

  1. Which number sentence matches this array of turkeys?
  2. Which number sentence matches this array of cooked turkeys?
  3. Which number sentence matches this array of pie slices?
  4. Which number sentence matches this array of scarecrows?
  5. Which number sentence matches this array of squirrels?
  6. … and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Fractions: Multiplying Fractions Word Problems – Thanksgiving Edition

Solve real-world problems involving multiplication of fractions and mixed numbers, with a Thanksgiving theme!

  1. Jim had 4/5 of a pumpkin pie and ate 1/3 of it. What fraction of the whole pie did he eat?
  2. A family eats 2/3 of the four turkeys served at Thanksgiving. How many turkeys do they eat?
  3. A recipe needs 15 1/3 sweet potatoes. How many sweet potatoes are needed for 5/6 of the recipe?
  4. What fraction of the family is watching football?
  5. A slice of pie has 7 ½ grams of sugar. How many grams of sugar are there in 3 ¼ slices?
  6. … and 4 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Number Systems: Addition of Decimals Word Problems – Thanksgiving Edition

Fluently add, subtract, multiply, and divide multi-digit decimals using the standard algorithm for each operation.

  1. What is the total weight of the turkeys?
  2. Sue drives 231.6 miles on Monday and 122.17 miles on Tuesday. How much does Sue travel in all?
  3. In preparation for dinner, Mom bought all of the items on this list. How much did she spend?
  4. What is the total amount of sugar in both pieces of pie?
  5. The temperature yesterday was 65.7°. Today it is 15.4° warmer. What is the temperature today?
  6. … and 5 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Statistics and Probability: Statistical Questions – Thanksgiving Edition

Recognize a statistical question as one that anticipates variability in the data related to the question and accounts for it in the answers.

  1. True or False: The following is a statistical question.
  2. True or False: The following is a statistical question.
  3. True or False: The following is a statistical question.
  4. … and 6 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Algebra: Graphing Linear Inequalities in Two Variables at Thanksgiving

Graph the solution set of linear inequalities in two variables on the coordinate plane at Thanksgiving.

  1. Which food is in the half-plane that represents the SOLUTIONS to this inequality?
  2. Is the PUMPKIN in the half-plane that represents the SOLUTIONS to this inequality?
  3. … and 8 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Algebra: Rate of Change – Thanksgiving Edition

Calculate the rate of change of a linear function represented algebraically, in a table or in a graph in mathematical and Thanksgiving problems.

  1. Which choice represents the unit rate for turkey cost with respect to the number of pounds?
  2. What is the rate of change of hours to thaw a frozen turkey with respect to weight, in pounds?
  3. Grandma's on her way, and she's driving to your house! What is her constant rate of change?
  4. Which choice represents the unit rate for cups of cubed sweet potato per serving of casserole?
  5. The bakery sells corn muffins at the following prices. What is the constant rate of change?
  6. … and 6 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Life Science: Nutrition of Thanksgiving Dinner

This kahoot explores the nutrition in a Thanksgiving feast by looking at the food pyramid and nutritional values of traditional foods.

  1. Both deer and fowl were cooked at the 1st Thanksgiving. To which food group do these belong?
  2. According to the food pyramid, how many servings of turkey would meet the daily allowance?
  3. The apples & pumpkins that make up Thanksgiving's most famous pies belong to which food group?
  4. This can occur when carbohydrates from side dishes release turkey's Tryptophan to the brain
  5. … and 3 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Physical Science: Thanksgiving Physics

A physical science kahoot to look at the science behind all things Thanksgiving.

  1. What upward force enables Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade balloons to stay afloat despite mass?
  2. If a wild turkey could fly 100 miles in 2 hours, what is its average flying speed? (s = d ÷ t)
  3. If the Wampanoag people wanted to walk the shortest distance to the Pilgrim's town they would:
  4. Squanto showed Bradford an arrow can travel 400 ft. in 2 seconds. What is its average speed?
  5. Which law proves the Mayflower pushing through the ocean had an equal & opposite force on it?
  6. … and 3 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Biology: All About Turkeys

This kahoot focuses on life cycles, food chains, and classification of #turkeys.

  1. About how long does a turkey egg have to incubate before hatching?
  2. What is the scientific term for a young turkey that has just hatched?
  3. At what age is a turkey hen able to lay her first egg?
  4. True or False: Turkeys are able to fly.
  5. Turkeys eat fruits, berries, & seeds. These items belong in which part of the food chain
  6. … and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.