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For the Thanksgiving holiday I wanted to create a maze in honor of the Pilgrims that inspired the holiday. This maze is based on the ship that these brave souls sailed across the ocean, The Mayflower.

Free Printable Hand Drawn Maze. Easily downloadable and printable PDF format. Great Mazes for both kids & adults very challenging but fun.

The story of this voyage is incredible and it’s amazing any pilgrims were able to survive the journey. Originally they planned to take two boats but they couldn’t stop the other ship from leaking. This issue meant that they shoved off much later than they planned with an overloaded boat. The delay caused them to run into storms on the second half of the two month trip. When they finally disembarked in Cape Cod over half the Pilgrims and crew were dead.

When the Pilgrims came ashore they were shocked to be greeted by Native Americans who could speak English. One of these Native Americans, Squanto, helped setup an alliance with the local Wampanoag tribe. Pilgrims learn how to farm and survive in New England from the Wampanoag. When their harvest was ready they celebrated with a three day feast. This feast with the Wampanoag tribe is what we think of as the “original” Thanksgiving dinner.

Free Printable Hand Drawn Thanksgiving Mayflower Maze and Puzzle. Perfect for Thanksgiving family events or Fall activities. Perfect for teachers, day care and school parties. Easily downloadable free printable PDF format. Great Mazes and Games for both kids & adults very challenging but fun.

Above is the Mayflower maze before adding the color. The picture shows what the mazes look like with only the marker outlines. This maze is similar to my Big Ben and Ireland maze. It’s also a nice counterpart to my previous North American Turkey maze.

Free Printable Hand Drawn Maze. Easily downloadable and printable PDF format. Great Mazes for both kids & adults very challenging but fun.

If you have an idea for a maze I’d love to hear about it. Additionally, if you just have some feedback you’d like to share please let me know via email ( ) or social media (, ).

If you are a game lover and are looking for something fun to do with your friends check out my review of the Hunt A Killer Murder Mystery game. My wife and I love shows like Dateline and 48 Hours and this was a really fun activity to do with friends. Here’s my review if you would like to check it out.

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Feel free to print or reproduce the puzzles for personal, church, school or institutional use. If you need puzzles or mazes for your small-to-medium circulation newspaper, or you would like to purchase puzzles or mazes for a book, periodical, app or website please contact me.

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32 thoughts on “Thanksgiving Mayflower Maze – Free Printable PDF

  1. Having never come across your mazes before I think they are fantastic. My son will love them as he loves puzzles! I never knew the story behind Thanksgiving – how interesting! Thanks so much for linking up at #KCACOLS. Hope you come back again next time!

  2. Thank you for visiting my blog and link up.

    Thank you for linking up for life this week. Next week’s optional prompt is 47/51 Do You Celebrate “zero” Birthdays? 25/11/19 Hope to see you there. Denyse

  3. This is great! Thank you so much for sharing at NanaHood so I could find you! I love your maze and so will my grands!

  4. Was drawn to this post at #GrammysGrid because 13 of my ancestors were aboard the Mayflower. Your rendering of the ship is lovely!

  5. Thank you so much for sharing at Best of the Weekend! I will feature you tomorrow. I also plan to print some of these out– my son loves mazes!

    Liberty @

  6. Hi,
    So I was thinking that I could print out a maze for my son to color, as well as do the maze– but the printable button has the colored Mayflower? Do you have one that is not colored, as well? or maybe with just the marker outline?

    Thank you,
    Liberty @

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