We played Roll-a-Turkey. This game came from The Little Giraffe's Site. You can print the game boards from her site.
We used a flow map to show the life cycle of the pumpkin.
Home/School Project - We disguised Tom the Turkey to Save him from becoming Thanksgiving Dinner. The book, The Night Before Thanksgiving is a great book to use to introduce this activity. We have also used that book to brainstorm "Save a turkey...eat more..."
Here is what my note looks like.
disguise a turkey note -
disguise a turkey.pdf -
We created a flow map about the first Thanksgiving.
We made lots of construction paper turkeys just for fun! They cam from the Making Learning Fun site and TLC Lessons.
Turkey Feather Addition
Turkey Feather Counting - We rolled a die to determine how many feathers our turkeys would have.
turkey turkey -
We presented a program to our families and friends about the first Thanksgiving. Lesson Plan SOS has a really cute program for sell- The Thanksgiving ABC's.
We learned about foods and created a food pyramid.
We used food stickers to compare sets of numbers.
Each day we tried a different "Thanksgiving Food". At the end of the week, we created a graph to show which one we liked the best.
We patterned on sentence strips to make Native American headbands.
As a home school connection activity, we researched Native Americans.
Compare fiction and non-fiction books.
We used Pixie to create pictures of Pilgrims and then we wrote sentences about them. The Indian corn is from a fall TLC Lessons book.
We made turkey headbands for our Thanksgiving Program.
We compared the way life is now to the way life was long ago using a picture sort.
long ago sort -
long ago sort labels -
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