Thanksgiving Toddler Activities
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Keep your little ones entertained this month with one or more of these Thanksgiving toddler activities. Build fine motor skills, make crafts, and more.
Toddlers want to participate in your Thanksgiving activities just like their older siblings.
With this collection of simple but engaging crafts and activities, your toddlers can participate with activities that are geared to their abilities and needs.
If you’re looking for a way to have fun with toddlers this holiday season, look no further.
From mess free painting to building playdough turkeys and many more engaging activities, you’re sure to find something your toddlers will love on the list below.
Thanksgiving Toddler Activities
Mess Free Thanksgiving Art
Allow your toddler a chance to create a mess free turkey with a few simple supplies. Your child will have fun while the mess stays in the bag!
Turkey Felt Finger Puppets
Does your toddler enjoy finger puppets? Create a fun turkey finger puppet for Thanksgiving this year!
Thanksgiving Turkey Playdough
Give your toddler a chance to create their own turkey out of playdough. Set up this invitation to play and it’s sure to engage your little one.
Cranberry Science & Sensory Play
Explore some science with your toddler and a cranberry sensory bin. Scoop, dump, count and enjoy cranberries with this easy to set up activity.
Thanksgiving Music Corn Shakers
Invite children to shake these simple corn shakers to the beat of a favorite song. Make these recycled instruments in less than 5 minutes for big noise fun!
Cute Paper Plate Turkey Craft
Simple activities are sometimes the best for toddlers. Allow your child to create a paper plate turkey decoration with just a little bit of prep.
Preschool Counting Thanksgiving Activity
Practice counting and one to one correspondence by adding feathers to a play dough turkey.
Turkey Feathers Fine Motor Activity
Your toddler can use their fine motor skills with this turkey feathers fine motor activity.
Turkey Handprint Craft For Kids
Remember your child’s hand size this Thanksgiving with a cute handprint turkey craft.
Turkey Craft for Preschoolers
With a little prep by an adult, even young toddlers can enjoy this turkey suncatcher craft.
Five Little Turkeys Craft
Count to five with these five little turkeys art project perfect for small toddler hands.
Paper Punch Color Match Turkey
Create a colorful activity by making this paper punch color match turkey for your child.
Thankful Hands Thanksgiving Craft
Have you ever made a thankful hands Thanksgiving craft? Use your child’s hand as the template.
Feather Letter Turkey
Work on teaching your child their name with a feather letter turkey project.
Thanksgiving Placemats for Toddlers
Give your toddler a fun Thanksgiving themed placemat to look at during meal time!
Turkey Finger Puppet
I love that you can make these adorable Paper Turkey Finger Puppets from scraps of paper.
Paper Plate Turkey Craft
Your child will be having so much fun with this paper plate craft that they won’t even realize they are learning all about their colors.
Cookie Cutter Process Art
Create this cute cookie cutter stamped placemat just in time for Thanksgiving.
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.