You get to choose if you want to just do some painting with pinecones or if you want to use that painting to make a turkey craft, OR do multiple paintings and leave one as just that and create a craft with the other. No Time for Flashcards
Use construction paper to create a super simple paper turkey decoration for your home. If you make more then one you can string them together to decorate a mantel or make a big one for a larger room decoration. Easy Peasy and Fun
Your child can use a plastic dough cutter to roll your turkey some feathers while using fine motor and artistic skills. Don’t have a dough cutter then maybe try a fork instead! Fantastic Fun and Learning
Colorful cupcake liners and wine corks create simple yet beautiful wine cork turkeys.Use your turkeys to decorate a tabletop or a window sill, or just use them for some silly turkey play. Happy Hooligans
Allow your child some creativity with an invitation to create turkey time. Set up your tray of supplies and let your child decide if their turkey will be traditional fall colors or maybe a rainbow! What Can We Do With Paper and Glue
These turkey decorations for Thanksgiving will add a special sweetness to your dinner table, mantel, or wherever you choose to display them. Using materials you already have on hand, have fun making these adorable egg tray turkeys! School Time Snippets
Use a couple recycled paper rolls to create a stamped turkey. A parent will need to prep the feather stamp roll and the body stamp roll. Then let the child dip in paint and create a stamped turkey. The OT Toolbox
This unique paper plate turkey craft will have the guests smiling once they finish their plates this Thanksgiving. There’s Just One Mommy
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.