Gobble! Gobble! Acting like a turkey is the perfect way to add gross motor learning activities into your preschool, pre-k, or kinder classroom during your fall and Thanksgiving theme! This printable pack encourages big and little movements, coordination, balance, and lots of fun. Our Turkeys Gross Motor Games are an important addition to the classroom or at home to help get the wiggles out, strengthen gross motor skills, and set up a positive learning environment for all types of learners.
The move & learn activities all include gross motor practice which is key to developing every day skills (getting out of bed, eating, getting dressed, playing sports, sitting in a seat at school, carrying a backpack, and more!) needed to be a successful big kid.
They are set up to go along with your turkey, fall, or Thanksgiving theme and can easily be added to circle time or a transition time during your day. The gross motor games are designed for 3-6 year-olds.
The turkeys gross motor games are the 4th set in our ENDLESS Themed Gross Motor Games Bundle.
Print and prep the gross motor games for your back to preschool & kinder theme. Switch out the 5 activities each time you switch themes. The hard work of coming up ways to get your kiddos more active during the school day is done for you. Simply add the move & learn gross motor games into your planning to increase learning and reach all learning styles.
The games take just minutes to prep, and won’t drain your ink supply. The gross motor games were created for 3-6 year-olds to be played in a group setting or with just one kiddo.
Why are gross motor skills so important?
Strengthening gross motor skills helps with every day tasks including getting dressed, playing organized activities and sports, sitting upright in a chair, eating, picking up toys, getting on and off the potty, and more.
Each gross motor activity comes with an instruction page.
This product is part of the Endless Themed Gross Motor Games Bundle!
Don’t Touch the Feather – Roll the cubes to identify which color feather to avoid while moving to the next feather around the room.
Turkey Trot – Pick a card and turkey trot around the room according the movement directions on the card using your best turkey gobble and wobble!
Shake Your Turkey Feather – Using a pretend or paper feather, shake your turkey feather with the body part shown on the movement card.
Find the Feather – Use the spinner to find which animal to move like all the way to a feather. Name the letter on the feather and spin again!
The printable pieces of each gross motor game are included in the file. Laminating the pieces is recommended. Other supplies that could be used to set up the activities include: