Thanksgiving Craft Activities: Turkey, Poem, Photo Turkey, Cornucopia, Football

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This Thanksgiving, practice fine motor and visual-spatial skills as you create the following: Turkey Craft: What are you thankful for?, Turkey Handprint Poem, Cornucopia Craft, Football and Cheerleader Craft and Writing.

Instructions and Contents:


Students write what they are thankful for on the feathers!

Page 1: Feather Coloring Option 1: feather set

Page 2: Feather Coloring Option 2: set of 5 individual feathers

Page 3: Coloring Option: body, wings, legs, hat:

go with either coloring option of feathers above

Page 4: feathers (2 sets)

Page 5: legs, feathers, beak

Page 6: gobbler, bow tie, feather (3 sets)

Page 7: body, wings

Page 8: hat (3)

Turkey Poem

Students paint fingertips to create feathers for turkeys.

Use orange, red, yellow, and brown paint. For handprint poems for the entire school year, check out our “Handprint Poem Pack”.

Photo Turkey

Take a photo of each child standing “like a turkey”. Copy turkey pieces. Students color, cut out, and add photo for an adorable Thanksgiving keepsake! Note that you may need to slightly enlarge pieces, depending on both the photo size and cutting skills of your students.


Page 1: cornucopia

Page 2: foods (students color and cut out entire group)

Page 3: writing sheet option 1

Page 4: writing sheet option 2

Football Craft and Writing Pack

Students write and draw on the included writing sheet.

Football Player

Students color head, arms, legs. Students glue helmet onto head. Students glue shirt to neck. Students glue pants to shirt. Glue arms to shirt. Glue legs to pants. Glue football to hand.

Page 1: head, legs, arms (2 sets)

Page 2: helmet, pants

Page 3: shirt (2)

Page 3: football (6)


Students color head, hands, legs. Students glue hair onto head. Glue bow to hair. Students glue shirt to neck. Students glue skirt to shirt. Glue hands to shirt. Glue legs to skirt. Glue megaphone to hand. Glue pompon to hand.

Page 1: head, legs, arms (2 sets)

Page 2: hair (2)

Page 3: shirt, bow, pompon

Page 4: megaphone, skirt (2 sets)

Book companions to go along with this craft include but certainly are not limited to:

Squanto and the First Thanksgiving

Ten Little Indians

Sarah Morton's Day

Samuel Eaton's Day

Pete the Cat: The First Thanksgiving

The Thankful Book

Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving

A Plump and Perky Turkey

Ten Thankful Turkeys

Run, Turkey, Run!

Turkey Trouble

10 Fat Turkeys

Five Silly Turkeys

I'm a Turkey

The Very Stuffed Turkey

There was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Turkey

10 Turkeys in the Road

A Turkey for Thanksgiving

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-provides engaging, hands-on fine-motor practice while learning across the curriculum

-easily differentiated kindergarten activities, based on student needs and also allows room for teacher choice

-includes consistent layouts; easy for students to understand

-low prep and a huge time saver; GREAT for subs

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