Read in 1 min Bible Activities and Sermons » Activity Type » Game Print / Download Article Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email Game: Thanksgiving Bingo + Free Download! Published: November 19, 2019 Want to help kids show gratitude? Use this fun Thanksgiving Bingo game to spark a discussion with kids on the topic of thankfulness. You’ll need: paper, pencils, scissors, a bowl, Bingo game boards. (Download the free Thanksgiving Bingo gameboards here.) Game: Thanksgiving Bingo + Free Download! Say: God wants us to be thankful. But what exactly are we thankful for? Let’s think of specifics; what helps us feel loved, valued, and cared for? Read 1 Thessalonians 5:18. Have kids name general ideas, such as “parents.” Write each on a slip of paper, and have kids fill their game boards. Then have kids cut paper pieces to use to cover their bingo board squares. Randomly call the words. As you call each thing, let one child explain thankfulness for that word. When someone covers four in a row, the player shouts “Thankful!” Reread 1 Thessalonians 5:18. Ask: What was it like to hear things others are thankful for? How can you put the verse into practice? Why do you trust God to give you everything you really need? Check out all these great ideas for Thanksgiving. And for even more ideas for your children’s ministry and daily posts of inspiration, follow us on Facebook! © Group Publishing, Inc. All rights reserved. No unauthorized use or duplication permitted. Get our FREE enewsletter! Join thousands of other children’s ministry leaders, getting fresh, helpful ideas delivered weekly to your inbox. Sign Up Please enter valid email address Sign Up Recieve offers and promos from Group? Got it! Would you also like offers and promos from Group? Yes! No Thanks, you're all set!