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The Best Thanksgiving Movies for Kids

Wondering which Thanksgiving movies for kids are available? This list has every option available.


One of the most important components of Thanksgiving is keeping the kids occupied. Some people participate in activities, while others like to stay entertained while watching something on TV. Here are all of the Thanksgiving movies for kids available for your kids to watch.
A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Jimmy Ahrens, Todd Barbee, Christopher DeFaria (Actors)
  • Bill Melendez (Director) - Bill Melendez (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving

Maybe it’s not as iconic as A Charlie Brown Christmas or It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, but this Peanuts holiday special is a good holdover between Halloween and Christmas. Peppermint Patty infiltrates Charlie Brown’s Thanksgiving holiday, which he naturally scrambles to put together with his trademark anxiety. This is one of my favorite Thanksgiving movies for kids! (Not Rated)

Free Birds
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Owen Wilson, Woody Harrelson, Amy Poehler (Actors)
  • Jimmy Hayward (Director) - Jimmy Hayward (Writer) - David I. Stern (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

Free Birds

Pardoned by the president, a lucky turkey named Reggie gets to live a carefree lifestyle, until fellow fowl Jake recruits him for a history-changing mission. Jake and Reggie travel back in time to the year 1621, just before the first Thanksgiving. The plan: Prevent all turkeys from ever becoming holiday dinners. Unfortunately, the two birds encounter colonist Myles Standish, out to capture feathered friends for all the hungry Pilgrims.

Jim Henson's Turkey Hollow
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • The Jim Henson Company (Director)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)
  • Audience Rating: PG (Parental Guidance Suggested)

Turkey Hollow

The Emmerson family heads to the quaint town of Turkey Hollow to visit Aunt Cly. Tim and Annie quickly grow bored without the Internet, and soon try to track the Howling Hoodoo, an elusive monster the locals dismiss as a legend.

Winnie the Pooh: Seasons of Giving
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Brady Bluhm, Peter Cullen, Jim Cummings (Actors)
  • Harry Arends (Director) - Jimmy Danelli (Writer) - Harry Arends (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

Winnie the Pooh: Seasons of Giving

Ring in the season with Winnie The Pooh: Seasons of Giving – the cherished, full-length adventure that celebrates friendship, family and the true meaning of the holidays.

Garfield's Thanksgiving Season 1
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • 2017 9 Story Distribution International Limited. All Rights Reserved. (Producer)

Garfield’s Thanksgiving

On Thanksgiving, according to Garfield, people “celebrate food by eating as much of it as possible. It’s a tradition, I love tradition.” But that tradition is history following a check-up from veterinarian Liz Wilson, a sassy lady who’s also the new heartthrob of Garfield’s owner, Jon. The bad news for Garfield: he must go on a diet.

Alvin and the Chipmunks – Alvin’s Thanksgiving Celebration

Celebrate Thanksgiving Chipmunk style with these fun-filled original episodes from Alvin and the Chipmunks. On this DVD, the world-famous Chipmunks, Alvin, Simon and Theodore perform in a play, recall famous moments in American History, take care of a kitten and face the marriage of Dave!

Dora the Explorer: Dora's Thanksgiving Parade
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Fatima Ptacek, Regan Mizrahi, Alexandria Suarez, Caitlin Sanchez (Actor)
  • Nick Jr. (Director)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

Dora the Explorer: Dora’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Help Dora and Boots save Thanksgiving! Everyone’s getting ready for the Thanksgiving Day parade and dinner, but when the Pirate Piggies accidentally float away in Dora’s boat float, she’ll need your help to save them before they reach Pumpkin Rock!

Jive Turkey
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Max Allen, Dru Hepkins, Erica L. Taylor (Actors)
  • Samantha McEachin-Ifill (Director) - Samantha McEachin-Ifill (Writer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

Jive Turkey

When one boy decides to play with his food instead of eating it, a new Thanksgiving tradition is started. A musical feast stuffed with a lot of soul and filled with a lot of heart. A boy, a turkey and the blues.

A Looney Tunes Thanksgiving
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Mel Blanc, June Foray (Actors)
  • Chuck Jones (Director) - Chuck Jones (Writer) - Chuck Jones (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

A Looney Tunes Thanksgiving

Enjoy a feast of laughs this holiday season. First up is “Bugs Bunny’s Thanksgiving Diet,” and then make way for “Daffy Duck’s Thanks-for-giving Special.”

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