Help the hunters find the escaped turkeys! These critical thinking activities by Pamela Brock engage students in solving fun and sometimes comedic real life word problems involving place value, subtraction, multiplication, division, interpreting remainders, using variables, order of operations, finding and evaluating patterns and comparing numbers. The problem solving situations all revolve around the theme of Thanksgiving and integrate U.S. history, reading and mathematical concepts. It is geared for students in grades 4 - 6. Because some of the problems are more involved, it can be used in one sitting or can be broken up and used in more than one sitting. It is especially conducive to group work/group problem solving. An answer key with helpful tips is included. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.