With the crispness of fall comes Thanksgiving. Are you trying to figure out some different crafts and activities to do with your class? Talkin’ Turkey: Thanksgiving Crafts and Activities for Your Classroom.
Talkin’ Turkey: Thanksgiving Crafts and Activities for Your Classroom.
Handprint Turkey Craft-Trace your student’s hand on a piece of brown construction paper and then paint the fingers a different color. Add a googly eye and two strips of orange construction paper for legs.
Thanksgiving Dinner Craft-Cut out pictures of Thanksgiving food and glue it onto a paper plate.
Pom Pom Turkey-Print out a template of a turkey and have your kids color the body brown and glue different colored pom poms on the feathers.
Thankful Bulletin Board-Staple green construction paper on the bottom of your bulletin board and white on the rest. Enlarge a cornucopia template and print it off on brown construction paper. Cut it out and staple it in the middle of the board on top of the green construction paper. Enlarge and print off various vegetables on different colors of construction paper. Ask the kids what they are thankful for and write it on their vegetable. Put the vegetables in the cornucopia. Add the caption, “We Are Thankful For…”
Pilgrims-Print off templates of boy and girl pilgrims and Indians and let your kids color them. Hang them on your classroom door.
Leaf Wreath-Cut out the middle of a paper plate and glue artificial leaves all around it.
More Thanksgiving Crafts and Activities.
Turkey Pinata-Buy a turkey piñata, fill it with goodies, and let your kids go to town.
The Gratitude Game from Teach Beside Me.com
Gobble n Groove-Put on some music and let your kids dance like the little turkeys that they are. 🙂
Pumpkin Pie Playdough from Blessed Beyond A Doubt. Buy different sized aluminum pans and let your kids play with this yummy scented dough.
Pumpkin Painting-Buy mini pumpkins and let each child paint their own.
Thanksgiving Finger Painting-Let your class finger paint with fall colors on cardstock.
Turkey Bowling-Tape feathers to the pins of your classroom bowling set and let the kids make those feathers fly.
Your little turkeys are bound to have a gobbling good time by using the suggestions above. So pick a few, have some fun, and shake your tail feather.