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This fall, fill your bookshelves with a wide variety of Thanksgiving books for kindergarten students. Perfect for beginning readers.
Beginning readers gain confidence with early reader books. The large font and short sentences allow young readers to strengthen their reading skills with engaging holiday stories.
Thanksgiving Books for Kindergarten
Below, I’ve featured just a handful of easy reader books that will help your kindergarteners celebrate Thanksgiving.
You should be able to find them at your local library or bookstore. If you can’t find them locally, you can click each image cover to purchase them on Amazon.
Happy Thanksgiving, Tiny! – What better way to celebrate Thanksgiving than with a festive play? Once Eliot gets the part of a pilgrim, Tiny wants to help too–but after making a mess on set, he’s forced to leave with his tail between his legs. So when a sudden setback hits hit the production on opening night, it turns out Tiny just might be able to help after all!
Silly Tilly’s Thanksgiving Dinner – It’s Thanksgiving, and Silly Tilly Mole is planning to make Thanksgiving dinner for all her friends. But where did she put the invitations? What happened to her recipes? And why is her house so full of frog?
Happy Thanksgiving – Thanksgiving time is here, and Mrs. Connor’s class is dressing up to celebrate. When the fire alarm goes off, they share their Thanksgiving cheer with the whole school!
I Spy Thanksgiving – All new, easy-to-read riddles by Jean Marzollo are paired with Walter Wick’s fun photographs culled from previously published I Spy books to create this I Spy easy reader that’s perfect for Thanksgiving!
I’m No Turkey! – It’s Thanksgiving, and Noodles wants to join the fun. But Noodles doesn’t like his part in the holiday parade: he doesn’t want to be the Thanksgiving turkey! Noodles tries to be creative. He finds a clever solution to his problem and leads the parade–by turning his costume’s tail feathers into a proud chief’s headdress!
Gobble Up, Snoopy! – Snoopy is feeling thankful, so he writes a thank you note to his favorite thing: his food bowl! Snoopy loves supper time, and while he is busy remembering his best meals, Charlie Brown and the Peanuts gang are cooking up a surprise.
The Know-Nothings Talk Turkey – The Know-Nothings have read that the way to celebrate Thanksgiving is to serve a turkey dinner. But how can they serve the turkey his dinner when he won’t even sit down?
I Am the Turkey – Mark is so excited to be the turkey in his class Thanksgiving play — until he discovers what the turkey’s real role was in the first Thanksgiving dinner!
Amelia Bedelia Talks Turkey – When Amelia Bedelia helps out with the school Thanksgiving play, she causes quite a scene. Let’s all give thanks for another funny new Amelia Bedelia story!
The Magic School Bus at the First Thanksgiving – Ms. Frizzle’s class is making a meal just like the Pilgrims ate at the first Thanksgiving. That means no pumpkin pie. Can it be true? The class is determined to find out. Hop on the Magic School Bus and be Ms. Frizzle’s guest at the first Thanksgiving.
I Am Thankful – It’s Thanksgiving Day, and there’s a lot to be done before turkey time! I Am Thankful follows a young boy through his busy holiday adventures, from running in the turkey trot to helping his family bake pies. Even though the weather might ruin the annual family football game, the jam-packed day proves there’s never a shortage of things to be thankful for.
Fluffy’s Thanksgiving – After starring as an ear of corn in his school’s Thanksgiving play, the classroom guinea pig enjoys his holiday at Maxwell’s home, where he scares Grammy and battles a monster.
Which of these books about Thanksgiving will you read first?
Let’s Track What You’re Reading!
It’s fun to track what you read to your preschoolers throughout the school year. It’s even more fun to have your preschoolers track the books they enjoyed.
Parents and teachers can use the Reading Tracker to record the titles of each book they read as well as the date and number of pages.
Children can use the My Book Review page to track the books they listen to and then color a face to show whether they liked each book or not.
If you track what you read, you’ll be amazed at how many books you read each day and month!
Do you smell that? Is it fall or your new pumpkin pie play dough kit. This homemade pumpkin scented play dough kit is perfect as a party favor, holiday goody bag or even a fun activity at home.
Welcome autumn and encourage creativity in your children with this fall-themed felt creations busy bag. Practice counting and exploring patterns as you put on the turkey’s feathers.