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Preschoolers appreciate jokes and humor, this fun book is a delight to read aloud and is sure to generate giggles from your audience.
Turkey Trouble by Wendi Silvano is a story about a Turkey who realizes he is destined to become the main course at Thanksgiving dinner. Turkey formulates a plan to disguise himself as other farm animals to avoid becoming the main dish for Thanksgiving.
Is your Child care or Preschool program closed for Thanksgiving? Do your clients forget to pay you when you close? The holidays are such a busy time for everyone. I've made a set of free signs for you to remind your clients that you will be closed for the Holiday! Just hang it on your door, or display it near your sign-in area.
This free printable includes 4 designs in two different styles.
Enjoy your well deserved time off!
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Turkey Day is on the way! This activity pack is jammed packed with 18 preschool printable activities-plenty for 2 weeks worth of fun! This weeks pack focuses on Turkeys, Thanksgiving Dinner, Family, and Manners.
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This 64-page pack includes 18+ Pre-K activities. These Turkey and Thanksgiving themed activities are great for center activities, tot trays, or you can turn them into file folder games. They are flexible enough to use with one child or multiple.
Simply laminate these activities for extra durability so that you can re-use them year after year.
This pack includes:
This pack includes:
Setting the Table practice mat
Uppercase & Lowercase Turkey Puzzles
Turkey Feather Count & Clip Cards
Turkey Color Match Mat & Cards
Turkey Feather Counting Mats and *feather counters (*not shown)
Turkey shape clip cards
Turkey 3-part cards
Whipped Topping count and roll game
Pumpkin Pie Counting Mats with Frames
Pumpkin Pie Uppercase & Lowercase Letter Matching
Thanksgiving Dinner word wall cards
Please pass... Thanksgiving Dinner Game
Family fun on Thanksgiving Day sorting activity
Activity pages to use with your Arts & Crafts
Thanksgiving cutting pages
Thanksgiving Dinner Printable Play Food
*Also includes cover, graphic credit, TOS, and Directions
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Clip Cards pgs. 2-3
Directions for play: Using clothespins or markers of your choice, children clip or mark the shape on the bottom of the card that matches the turkey shape on the card.
Roll a Turkey Rolling Game
Directions for play: Children roll the cube and add the correct turkey pieces to the mat. Play continues when all turkey parts have been added to the mat.
Turkey leg color matching activity
Directions for play: Children match the correct colored turkey leg to the same colored turkey.
Directions for play: Children practice tracing, or cutting along the dotted lines. Laminate or Use in a dry erase pocket to use with dry erase markers for pre-writing practice.
Lowercase alphabet puzzle
Directions for play: Children assemble the alphabet in order from A-Z
Count and Clip Cards
Directions for play: Using clothespins or markers of your choice, children “mark” the correct number of feathers to the corresponding amount of items on the card.
Turkey Puzzle 1-10
Directions for play: Children order the puzzle pieces from 1-10 to complete the puzzles. *Note the children can also use this type of activity for cutting & pasting practice.
Turkey feather counting mats 1-10 without frames
Directions for play: Using feather of your choice, the children place the correct amount of counters on each mat.
Pumpkin Pie counting mats 1-10 with frames
Directions for play: Place the correct amount of counters in the frames on each mat.
Pumpkin Pie Rolling Game
Directions for play: Children roll the cube and add the correct amount of whipped cream topping pieces to the mat. Play continues until 10-20 have been added. Can be played collaboratively or independently.
Directions for play: Children complete the pattern by adding the play pieces to the empty box. *Note this can also be turned into a cut and paste activity, or Pattern Strips as desired.
Sorting Turkey’s by size
Directions: Children sort the turkey’s by size
Parts of a turkey
Directions for play: Children place the correct labels on the mat. *This can also be used as a cut and paste activity.
Uppercase & Lowercase Pumpkin Pie Puzzles
Directions for play: Children match the uppercase and lowercase sides to complete the pumpkin pie.
Please pass manners game:
Directions: Place food cards on the table. Children flip over the word wall cards and ask a friend to "Please Pass the ...." food item. After they receive the item they say, "Thank you" to their friend. Play rotates around the table until all food items have been passed or until all children have had multiple turns.
Thanksgiving Around the House:
Directions: Children place the Thanksgiving activity in the correct room it takes place around the house.
Color Turkey Matching Puzzles:
Directions for play: Children match the colored turkey card to the matching color feathers on the mat
Color turkey pattern clip cards:
Directions for play: Using clothespins or markers of your choice, children “mark” the colored turkey that completes the pattern
AB, AAB, ABB, ABC
Thanksgiving Word Wall Cards:
Directions: Hang in pocket chart or around the room
3 Part Cards:
Directions: Match the word to the image
Turkey & Cornucopia Coloring & craft Pages
Table Setting Mat
Directions: Provide the children with the items they'll need to set the table.
Printable Thanksgiving Dinner Set
Directions for Play: Add to your dramatic play area or combine with the table setting mat activity above. *Alternative assembly: Print on iron on transfer paper, and then iron onto felt to create your own felt play food.
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