# My 11 Favorite 7th Grade Thanksgiving Math Activities

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As Thanksgiving approaches, we need new kinds of activities to engage our students in the classroom.

Students may be excited about the holiday, and struggle to stay focused on math for the last week of class. I love Thanksgiving because it provides so many great opportunities to integrate math into all the holiday activities!

Here are 11 of my favorite 7th grade Thanksgiving math activities.

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## Ratios & Proportions

Wondering how to review ratios & rates with 7th graders on Thanksgiving?

Google Sheets Pixel Art is one of my favorite ways to review any math concept, as it gives students instant feedback on whether they’re right or wrong, in a fun manner. Students complete a series of problems, and every correct answer unlocks part of a mystery picture.

Here’s a few Pixel Art projects to try with your 7th graders:

#### Ratios & Rates Pixel Art | Equivalent Ratios | Google Sheets | Ratio Tables

\$3.99

Students practice solving ratios and rates tables and word problems to generate equivalent ratios with this Ratios & Rates Digital Pixel Art resource. Contains 2 pixel art Google Sheets with 18 questions total. Level 1 involves finding missing values in ratio tables. Level 2 involves solving ratio and rates word problems. Images are autumn themed, perfect for fall, back to school, Halloween, and Thanksgiving. It's great for sub plans, review lessons, extra credit, extensions, and independent practice!

#### Constant of Proportionality Pixel Art | Tables Graphs Equations | Digital Google

\$4.99

Students practice calculating constant of proportionality (k) from tables, graphs, equations, with the constant k expressed as a whole number or simplified fraction form in this Constant of Proportionality Digital Pixel Art resource. Contains 3 pixel art Google Sheets with 36 questions total. Level 1 involves finding k in tables. Level 2 involves finding k in graphs. Level 3 involves finding k in equations. Images are autumn themed, perfect for fall, back to school, Halloween, and Thanksgiving. It's great for sub plans, review lessons, extra credit, extensions, and independent practice!

#### Similar Figures Pixel Art | Scale Factors, Map Scale Drawings | Scale Models

\$3.99

Students practice solving problems with similar figures, map scales, scale drawings, and models with this Similar Figures Digital Pixel Art resource. Contains 2 pixel art Google Sheets with 21 questions total. Level 1 involves finding missing lengths using scale factors in similar figures. Level 2 involves solving scale drawings and models with map scales. Images are autumn themed, perfect for fall, back to school, Halloween, and Thanksgiving. It's great for sub plans, review lessons, extra credit, extensions, and independent practice!

Need something a bit lower tech? Try Doodle Math.

In it students complete a series of problems that unlock doodle patterns that they can draw onto a template image in the color of their choice. It’s a great option if you’re looking for something a bit different from color-by-number.

#### Constant of Proportionality | Doodle Math Twist on Color by Number Thanksgiving

\$3.00

Students practice finding the constant of proportionality k from tables, equations and graphs with this Constant of Proportionality Doodle & Color by Number resource. Contains 3 levels for easy differentiation with 27 questions total. Level 1 involves finding k from tables. Level 2 involves finding k from equations. Level 3 involves finding k from graphs. Image is autumn theme, perfect for fall, back-to-school, Halloween, and Thanksgiving. These zero prep printable worksheets are great for emergency sub plans, math centers, independent practice, review, math lesson, homework, and bulletin board decorations.

## Rational Numbers

Wondering how to review rational numbers (inc. integers, decimals, fractions) with 7th graders on Thanksgiving?

Google Sheets Pixel Art is also great for practicing rational numbers:

#### Multiplying and Dividing Rational Numbers Pixel Art Digital Fractions Decimals

\$3.99

Students practice multiplying and dividing rational numbers, including positive and negative integers, decimals, and fractions with this Multiplying & Dividing Rational Numbers Digital Pixel Art resource. Contains 2 pixel art Google Sheets with 36 questions total. Level 1 involves positive and negative integers and decimals. Level 2 involves positive and negative fractions. Images are autumn themed, perfect for fall, back to school, Halloween, and Thanksgiving. It's great for sub plans, review lessons, extra credit, extensions, and independent practice!

#### Adding & Subtracting Fractions Like Unlike Denominators Pixel Art Google Sheets

\$5.99

Students practice adding and subtracting fractions with like denominators and unlike denominators with this Adding & Subtracting Fractions Digital Pixel Art Bundle. Contains 4 products with 8 pixel art Google Sheets total for full coverage. Images are autumn themed, perfect for fall, back to school, Halloween, and Thanksgiving. It's great for sub plans, review lessons, extra credit, extensions, and independent practice!

#### Multiplying & Dividing Fractions Pixel Art | Whole Numbers Fraction Google Sheet

\$5.99

Students practice multiplying and dividing fractions by whole numbers and fractions with this Multiplying & Dividing Fractions Digital Pixel Art Bundle. Contains 2 products with 4 pixel art Google Sheets total. Images are fall themed perfect for fall, back to school, Halloween, and Thanksgiving. It's great for sub plans, review lessons, extra credit, extensions, and independent practice!

Consider this bundle of Google Sheets Pixel Art to save money:

#### Rational Number Operations Pixel Art BUNDLE | Google Sheets | Fractions, Decimal

\$9.99

Students practice rational number operations including adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing integers, decimals, and fractions with this Rational Numbers Operations Digital Pixel Art Bundle. Contains 4 products with 9 pixel art Google Sheets total. Images are fall themed, perfect for back to school, Halloween, Thanksgiving, and more. It's great for sub plans, review lessons, extra credit, extensions, and independent practice!

Another money-saving option that’s a bit lower-tech is the Doodle Math 5-Holiday Pack.

It has all of the same magic of Doodle Math, but in a more flexible form —includes a series of worksheets, combined with a series of images that you can mix-and-match across a variety of holidays.

Here’s one for decimal operations:

#### Decimal Operations Holiday Pack | Doodle Math: Twist on Color by Number

\$15.00

Students practice adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing decimals up to thousandths place with this Decimal Operations Doodle & Color by Number Holiday Pack resource. Contains 6 problem sets with 96 questions total that can be mixed-and-matched with 6 fun holiday images celebrating Halloween, Hanukkah, Christmas, Valentine's Day, Earth Day, and Father's Day. These zero prep printable worksheets are great for emergency sub plans, math centers, independent practice, review, math lesson, homework, and bulletin board decorations.

You can practice adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing decimals across Fall/Thanksgiving/Halloween, Valentine’s Day, Earth Day, St. Patrick’s Day, Christmas, and Hannukkah.

## Expressions & Equations

Wondering how to review expressions and equations, with 7th graders on Thanksgiving?

Along the money-saving lines, we have two great bundles for Google Sheets Pixel Art activities that are perfect for reviewing expressions and equations.

Here’s one for expressions:

#### Evaluating Numerical & Algebraic Expressions Pixel Art | Substitution PEMDAS

\$5.99

Students practice evaluating numerical and algebraic expressions using order of operations, PEMDAS, and substitution with this Evaluating Numerical & Algebraic Expressions Digital Pixel Art Bundle. Contains 2 products with 4 pixel art Google Sheets total to cover the topic. Images are autumn themed, perfect for fall, back to school, Halloween, and Thanksgiving. It's great for sub plans, review lessons, extra credit, extensions, and independent practice!

And here’s another for equations:

#### Equations Doodle Math BUNDLE | Twist on Color by Number

\$8.99

This is a bundle of 4 print-and-go equations activities (44 pages, 10 doodle image sheets) that covers one step equations, two step equations, and multi-step equations. As students solve the levels, they unlock patterns they can doodle to complete different images (some holidays, some non-holidays). If your students love color by number or color by code, they’ll love Doodle Math! It's great as sub plan, review lesson, or independent practice!

I hope you enjoyed these Thanksgiving math activities. As we get closer to the holiday, take some time to enjoy the season with your family and friends. And don't forget to have a wonderful Thanksgiving meal!

Happy teaching!

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