With Halloween just over, we are looking forward to fun Preschool Thanksgiving Activities for the month of November. This awesome preschool Thanksgiving unit includes 16 hands on center activities as well as 15, no prep, printable worksheets that can be used all month long.
The activities are filled with colorful turkeys, delicious looking pies, and even some tasty corn on the cob. Children will get to count, work on letter recognition and writing, as well as tracing, subitizing, patterns and other fantastic skills for preschoolers.
Here is a quick preview of the new activities.
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PRESCHOOL TURKEY ACTIVITIES
You will probably need a wide variety of Turkey activities for your preschool lesson planning. We’ve included activities ranging from alphabet and counting to patterns, sight words, and more. Check them out below.
Turkey Math Activities for Preschool
Anytime we are teaching early math we need to cover different parts of number sense. In the following math activities, you’ll find counting, subitizing, games, and more to teach number sense during your preschool Turkey and Thanksgiving theme.
COUNT AND CHECK PUMPKIN PIE
This fun pumpkin pie craft is perfect for working on early counting. We added find motor to it by using Gator pinchers to place white pom poms on each whip cream circle. We counted them. Then, you can flip up that slice of pie to check your answer.
TURKEY FEATHER CLIP AND COUNT
These cute turkeys are a fun counting activity with a side of fine motor skills. Children count and clip clothespins onto the turkey to show how many feathers they have.
CORN KERNEL COUNTING
Playdoh is such a fun addition to any preschool center, and this was no exception. We had a lot of fun rolling corn kernels to go on our corn cobs.
HIDE, ROLL AND SEEK TURKEY
My kids couldn’t stop giggling over this cute turkey math game. One child hides the turkey behind a bush. The next child or children roll the dice, spinning the matching bushes from each roll in search of the turkey. It was great fun, and fantastic math practice.
Additional Turkey Math Activities
TURKEY FEATHER COUNTING
For this turkey feather counting activity, we used velcro to attach feathers to our little turkey friends. The kids loved it.
PIE STAND ROLL AND COVER
Turkey is trying to sell some pies for Thanksgiving. Roll the dice and cover the pies he sells.
CUP TURKEY SUBITIZING CRAFT
These upside down cups made fabulous turkey friends. I cut small slits in the top of each cup so that the children could sort the correct spoon “feathers” into the matching turkeys.
APPLE PIE COUNTING
Pie is a traditional part of Thanksgiving, and this fun activity combines counting with pretend play pie baking.
Turkey Literacy Activities
In preschool, we work on a range of literacy skills depending on where our kiddos are at. Here are turkey themed centers for alphabet letters, letter formation, name practie, and more to use in your Thanksgiving preschool theme.
TURKEY NAME CLIP AND SPELL
If you are looking for a fun preschool name practice activity, this is a good one. The kids get to clip letter feathers on the turkey to spell their name. We used dry erase markers so we could easily edit the feathers however we wanted, but you could write it under the lamination as well.
TURKEY’S ON THE FENCE ALPHABET MATCH
Help these turkeys find their spot on the fence. Clip each turkey clip, with it’s capital letter, on the fence above it’s matching lowercase letter.
TURKEY ALPHABET PUZZLE CARDS
These fun turkey alphabet cards can be used in a number of ways. We completed our puzzles, and then opted to make the letters out of Playdoh.
TURKEY ALPHABET TRACING CARDS
We are always looking for more alphabet writing practice, and these turkey alphabet cards were great for that. The children could write with their dry erase markers, and then erase and move on to the next letter.
Turkey Shapes and other Activities for Preschool
Learning about shapes is a skill that helps kid in the future for classification. Here we get to practice shapes by sorting and creating different shapes. We are also working on color recognition with fine motor practice and number and sight word puzzles.
TURKEY COLOR DO A DOT
We LOVE Do a Dots. Do you? This turkey do a dot is so colorful and happy. We used pom poms to fill in the circles, but you could also use dot markers or crayons.
TURKEY COUNTING PUZZLES
TURKEY SHAPE MATCHING CARDS
These cute turkeys resemble a certain shape. Can you find their matching shapes on the cards? Cover them, color them, and then play shapes black out if you’d like. We used our colored shape buttons, but you can use other markers or even crayons if you’d like.
FALL WORD PUZZLES – THANKSGIVING WORD WALL STRIPS
These fun fall word strips can be used as puzzles or as a word wall activity for the month of November.
Do you ever need something fast, no-prep, print-and-go for a super crazy preschool day or a substitute?
These Turkey worksheets are the perfect last-minute fill-in for your lesson plans. They’re also a lot of fun for early finishers or for take-home packets.
Turkey Math Worksheets
These Turkey worksheets cover a variety of early math skills. Teach kids number order, counting, and number recognition with these fun math printables.
Turkey Literacy Worksheets
We are constantly working on early literacy in preschool. These Turkey literacy worksheets allow you to differentiate between a variety of learning levels. Younger preschoolers and pre-writers can start with the sorting whereas more advanced learners can work on letter sounds and letter tracing.
More Turkey Worksheets for Preschool
Some of the most important skills preschoolers learn are not math and literacy. With these turkey worksheets they can also practice fine motor skills, tracing and scissor skills.
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Ci sono anche in italiano?
Unfortunately, we do not have them available in Italian at this time. Sorry about that.
Where do you get the items shown in your pictures? Do you give a list of products that will be needed for each activity?
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Hi, im starting ti teach the Numbers and letters. I was watching the turkey activities. I have a question, the activities come in black and white and non plastic form?.
Sorry about my English. I was wondering if this activity could be in Italian and also spanish
All of our products come in English and are all printable pages for you to have instant access to download and print once your purchase is complete.
Hi, your unit is great but I teach 3k and there are only 3 pages that I can use. Do you sell them separately?
Because of the time and resources needed to separate files, we are not able to sell them individually.