Thanksgiving Activities

Your students will love learning about Thanksgiving with these fun and engaging activities.

[one-half-first]Fine Motor Feather NecklacesThese feather necklaces are a fun fine motor activity for kids and are a perfect addition to a Thanksgiving, turkey, or Spring birds theme unit or lesson plans. The article also includes ideas for working on math concepts like counting, comparing quantities, and creating patterns. This is a perfect hands on math and fine motor activity for your preschool, pre-k and kindergarten classroom. #preschool #finemotoractivities[/one-half-first] [one-half]Paint with FeathersYour kids will love these 5 fun ways to paint with feathers. Spring, summer, fall, winter ... these process art activities are perfect all year or during a study of birds or Thanksgiving turkeys. The feathers provide a great sensory experience and the feather paintings are beautiful. Perfect for your art center in your #preschool and #prek classroom. Check out these ideas today. #processart #preschoolart[/one-half] [one-half-first]Books About Gratitude for KidsHere is a list of children's books about gratitude. Use these books to talk about being thankful during November, at Thanksgiving and at any time of year. The titles are perfect for reading aloud during circle time or in your classroom library in a #preschool #prek or #kindergarten classroom. #thanksgivingbooks #gratitude[/one-half-first] [one-half]Turkey BooksUse this list of my favorite turkey books to help you find some fun #Thanksgiving themed titles to share with your kids during November. These books are perfect for your circle time or class library in #preschool #prek or #kindergarten These books the perfect addition to #turkeytheme, Thanksgiving theme or November theme unit or lesson plans. Find counting or math books, rhyming books to work on early literacy skills, and non-fiction books to learn turkey facts (science). #turkeyactivities[/one-half] [one-half-first]Fall Themed PlaydoughCheck out these fun playdough activities for fall. Find lots of materials that you can add to an autumn themed invitation to play. This is a perfect fine motor and sensory activity for your fall theme, autumn theme, harvest theme, or Halloween theme unit and lesson plans in your preschool and pre-k classroom. Tips for adding math and literacy learning opportunities are included. Your kids will have fun with these ideas. Get out the pumpkin spice play dough and start playing today #preschool[/one-half-first] [one-half]Turkey Playdough FunUse this idea list to create a turkey invitation to play. So much better than a turkey handprint, your kids will love this open-ended turkey play dough activity. This activity is perfect for your Thanksgiving theme unit and lesson plans in your preschool and pre-k classroom. Add number cards to create a sensory math activity. It's exciting to see the art that kids create. #preschool #prek #thanksgivingactivities #playdough #turkeyactivities #turkeytheme[/one-half] [one-half-first]Thanksgiving ActivitiesCheck out this list of fun Thanksgiving activities for preschoolers. Your kids will love the hands-on learning activities, art ideas, book ideas, math, fine motor activities, sensory ideas, free printables, and more. Perfect for your Thanksgiving theme or turkey theme unit in #preschool and #prek classroom. #thanksgivingactivities #turkeytheme[/one-half-first] [one-half]Turkey MathBuild number skills with this fun, hands-on turkey math activity. Kids will learn that numbers can be represented in many different ways with this 1-10 #Thanksgiving themed printable. Kids can work on #counting skills, numeral recognition, tally marks, ten frames, subitizing, composing and decomposing numbers. The easily differentiated activity is perfect for your #preschool #prek or #kindergarten classroom and is perfect for your turkey theme or Thanksgiving theme unit or lesson plans.[/one-half] [one-half-first]Fine Motor Activities for FallCheck out these fun and exciting fine motor activities for fall. Perfect for kids and your Halloween theme, pumpkin theme, or fall theme unit and lesson plans in the preschool and pre-k classroom. These pumpkin theme activities are great for the occupational therapy room as well. Keep little hands busy with these pumpkin activities. #preschool #prek #pumpkinactivities #finemotoractivities #halloweenactivities[/one-half-first] [one-half]Thanksgiving ReaderYour kids will love this free printable Thanksgiving emergent reader. Here are some fun ideas for your Thanksgiving theme unit or lesson plans in preschool, pre-k or kindergarten. More than coloring pages, the easy to assemble books features simple sentences, pictures and even writing opportunity. Add the Thanksgiving books to your literacy learning centers today and teach about gratitude. #preschool #thanksgivingactivities #prek #thanksgivingliteracy[/one-half] [one-half-first]My FamilyFind activities and ideas for your My Family or All about Me theme unit or lesson plans in your preschool or pre-k classroom. Kids can draw pictures or add a photo of their family on this free printable activity sheet. Use as a take-home activity to get parents involved. Display on the bulletin board or bind all your students' pages together to make a class book to share at circle time or leave in your class library. Use at Thanksgiving or during the first week too. #preschool[/one-half-first] [one-half]Fine Motor FeathersAre you looking for fun fine motor activities for kids? Here is a really simple feather fine motor activity that your kiddos will enjoy.  You only need a couple supplies to keep your kids' fingers busy in the sensory bin.  Activities are perfect for preschool, pre-k, and OT.  This is a great addition if you are teaching a bird theme, turkeys theme, or Thanksgiving theme unit. #preschool #finemotoractivities[/one-half]

 


Thanksgiving Activities in the Store

Your students will love these hands-on Thanksgiving activities from the Early Learning Ideas store.

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