This fall, fill your preschool learning centers with a few engaging Thanksgiving literacy activities. Beginning sounds, ABCs, and more!
Each of the activities featured below is designed to help your preschool and kindergarten students with early literacy skills. There are a variety of hands-on activities and printables that are perfect for your preschool Thanksgiving activities.
Add these preschool literacy activities to your holiday plans. Kids can work on handwriting, letter recognition, beginning sounds, early reading skills, and much more.
Here’s a fun Thanksgiving 5 Senses easy reader that little ones will enjoy. Each page has a sentence starter, a place to write what they’re thankful for, and a place to illustrate the story. Fantastic Fun and Learning
I’ve got a fun book-based printable designed to be used with There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Turkey. There are several literacy activities included. Homeschool Preschool
PRESCHOOL BOOKS ABOUT THANKSGIVING
Fill your book basket with a great collection of Thanksgiving picture books. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore.
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How to Catch a Turkey – A turkey is running loose in a school right before a Thanksgiving play. Can YOU help catch it? Follow along as students turn their school upside down trying to catch the turkey, ending with a twist that ensures no turkeys are harmed (or eaten!).
Turkey Trouble – Turkey is in trouble. Bad trouble. The kind of trouble where it’s almost Thanksgiving . . . and you’re the main course. But Turkey has an idea–what if he doesn’t look like a turkey? What if he looks like another animal instead?
10 Fat Turkeys – Girls and boys will gobble up this hilarious story about ten goofy turkeys and their silly antics: swinging from a vine, strutting on a boar, doing a noodle dance, and more.
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.