Software & Apps MS Office Best Free Thanksgiving Microsoft Word Templates Make Turkey Day easier with free and editable Thanksgiving templates By Cindy Grigg Writer Cindy Grigg is a former freelance contributor to Lifewire and a productivity writer who teaches Microsoft Office software to students and pros. our editorial process Cindy Grigg Updated November 14, 2019 MS Office Word Excel Powerpoint Outlook Tweet Share Email Whether you're looking for an elegant feast or a comfortable, light-hearted Thanksgiving, these free Microsoft Word templates can help with the preparation. These ready-made tools can really save the day when it comes to invitations, decorations, menus, and more. Not a celebrator of Thanksgiving, or have a different harvest occasion or project in mind? Microsoft also has some really great fall and autumn templates. How to Get These Free Thanksgiving Templates Unlike other templates that are available as downloads, these are accessible directly within Microsoft Word. To find these templates, open a blank or existing Word document, and then go to File > New. From there, search for the template as described below, click it, and then select Create to open it in Word. If you don't find what you're looking for in the templates shared below, you might try finding the right template online. Downloadable Microsoft Word templates can greatly expand the options available. 01 of 10 Thanksgiving Cards Template for Invitations or Recipe Cards If your party is all about harvest fruits and vegetables, get the message across with this free, printable Thanksgiving cards template for Microsoft Word. You can use it as an invitation, or print your favorite recipes to share. This card prints two to a page and is blank inside unless you add a message. Find this free Thanksgiving Word template by searching thanksgiving cards. 02 of 10 Friendsgiving Invitation Flyer Template Why keep it all to yourself?! Invite everyone you know to watch the game and share those scrumptious Thanksgiving extras using this printable Friendsgiving invitation flyer template for Microsoft Word. This template prints one, full-color invitation per page. Search Word for friendsgiving flyer to find this template. 03 of 10 Friendsgiving Sign-Up Template A fun Friendsgiving event is a great way to celebrate Thanksgiving. It's even better if it's also a potluck. Encourage your friends to bring the dish of their choice with this Thanksgiving-themed Friendsgiving sign-up template. This template prints one signup list per sheet. Find this free Thanksgiving template in Word by searching friendsgiving sign-up. 04 of 10 Classic Thanksgiving Menu Template Present your Thanksgiving guests with an elegant menu using this easy classic Thanksgiving menu template for Microsoft Word. This template can be paired with an invitation template. Find this Thanksgiving menu template and other similar ones by searching thanksgiving menu. 05 of 10 Elegant Thanksgiving Menu Template This printable elegant Thanksgiving menu template for Microsoft Word is for those who are planning a more formal Thanksgiving dinner. The bold colors and classic fonts really make this invitation stand out. This template prints one menu per page. Find it by searching for elegant thanksgiving menu. 06 of 10 Green Thanksgiving Checklist Template Thanksgiving is a hectic time. Stay organized and prepared with this printable Thanksgiving checklist for Microsoft Word. It comes in vivid green and helps you track your tasks leading up to and on Thanksgiving Day. This template prints four checklists to a page: Two Weeks Before, One Week Before, 1-2 Days Before, and Thanksgiving Day. You can download this free Thanksgiving Word template by searching for green thanksgiving checklist. 07 of 10 Cheerful Turkey Thanksgiving Card Template This printable cheerful turkey Thanksgiving card template for Word is exactly what you need to share a little Thanksgiving love with friends and family you won't get to see this season. This template prints two cards to a page. Search for cheerful turkey to find this free Thanksgiving template. 08 of 10 Fall Harvest Celebration Template If you need seasonal flyer for your Thanksgiving celebration, this printable fall harvest celebration flyer template is a great way to invite friends and family to join you in celebrating the season. The template features colorful scarecrows and pumpkins and can be customized to include a description of your event. This template prints as one, single-sided page. Get this free template in Word by searching fall harvest. 09 of 10 Traditional Thanksgiving Menu Template The printable traditional Thanksgiving menu template for Microsoft Word is a darker theme than most of the templates covered here, but it offers an excellent option for those that want to combine whimsy with elegance. This template prints in landscape orientation for a foldable or two-column menu. Search Word for traditional thanksgiving to locate this free template. 10 of 10 Not Exactly Thanksgiving - Holiday Gifts Shopping List Template Black Friday is technically the day after Thanksgiving, but this holiday gift shopping list template for Microsoft Word is a must-have before you sit down for Thanksgiving dinner. Collect gift ideas, sizes, costs, and more information for your Black Friday shopping while you're enjoying your Thanksgiving gathering. This template prints single-sided on one page. You'll find this template in MS Word when you search for holiday gifts shopping list.