Inside: Our favorite paper turkey crafts for kids that focus on thankfulness. Free printable included!
As we get closer to Thanksgiving in our preschool classroom, we add some thankfulness activities to our curriculum. We read books about what being thankful means, we sing songs, and we make a thankful craft at the art table. Each year I change it up a bit, so I decided it would be fun to share 3 of our paper turkey crafts for kids.
Each of these turkeys shows what our preschoolers are thankful for. They are then displayed at our Thanksgiving feast for all our families to see.
👉 Free thankful printable below!
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3 Paper Turkey Crafts for Kids
Add some simple counting to your turkey craft with this thankful turkey craft. Draw a simple number line and use it to help count out 5 sticks that are added to the turkey.
Mix watercolors on coffee filters to make a colorful thankful turkey craft. We used pipettes to add more of a fine motor challenge.
Work on size discrimination while sorting 3 different-sized circles to make a bright thankful turkey. After sorting the circles by size, they are glued onto the paper along with the rest of the features.
Download this free “I am Thankful for…” printable to compliment this turkey craft for kids:
How do you teach thankfulness to your children? Please share in the comments section!
More Thanksgiving activities for young children:
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