It seems like Thanksgiving can be a forgotten holiday, but not in kindergarten!
One way I loved incorporating Thanksgiving into the classroom with activities in math and literacy that will get your kiddos engaged.
It involves cooperative learning and encompasses aspects of all four learning styles: visual, auditory, reading-writing and Kinesthetic.
The activities are perfect for Workshop, morning jobs, and learning centers.
It allows for easy differentiation. This resource can be used with students Pre K, K, 1st , 2nd grade.
The contents include
Book List- Books the kiddos will love
Poems, Songs and Finger plays
Thanksgiving Book- Student created book with illustrations
Make a turkey-Art Project(This turkey makes a cute card)
Turkey Trot Lotto-Base ten
Number Sequence- Sequence numbers from smallest to largest(cut and paste)
Turkey Patch- Beginning Sound game
Thanksgiving Scrabble Tiles use scrabble tiles to form words and add their value
Thanksgiving Graphing- Color-count-tally-graph.
Word Search and Key
Turkey Scratch- Tally Practice
Turkey Coins-Partner- Dice game- Coin Recognition
Double Trouble-Partner game-dice-Roll doubles
Sight Words-Partner Game-sight word game.
Save the Turkey Game-partner game-dice and adding one more
Rhyming Game-Pumpkin-Acorn –card game.
Thanksgiving Non-Standard Measuring
Clocks-Match Digital to analog clocks
Daily 5 Writing Objectives
Five Fat Turkey Book
Student Adapted Book-Adapt 5 Fat Turkey Book to your own characters.
Ten Frame addition problem solving to 10