Test your geography skills (and take a break between the turkey and pie) by playing our name-the-states game.
united states map game craft page

To play the game, download our map template, print out two, and huddle in as teams 'til all the blanks are filled in. If your relatives are more cutthroat, give everyone her own copy and see who finishes fastest—and most accurately. Come dessert, tackle the bonus round: state capitals.

For more ideas, scroll through our entire collection of Thanksgiving crafts and homemade games and toys.


What you need


How to do it

Part 1

Step 1

Download and print template. (Note: Make enough copies to account for each guest.)

Step 2

Optional: Keep a printout of accurate state names and capitals for checking to proclaim the winner.


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