Thanksgiving Play | Thanksgiving Activities | Holiday Show for Parents

Grade Levels
PreK - 2nd
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Learning Objective

Learn how to follow directions, speak in front of an audience and discover rhyming words while performing a class play.


Everything you need to shine during the holidays! This Thanksgiving Play Includes Music with Jack Hartmann, detailed step-by-step directions, crafts, headbands, posters, poems, invitations, and more! The focus of the program is on family, being thankful, and food.

What is inside:

Pg. 1 Cover

Pg. 2 Table of Contents

Pg. 3 The Line Up (order) of the Play

Pg. 4-18 Detailed instructions of the play from start to finish

Click to see the Song on YouTube (Five Fat Turkeys Are We) Click to see where you can purchase this song! (The song can be purchased here)

Pg. 19 If I was a Turkey Song (Neat Copy to share with the class)

Pg. 20 T-U-R-K-E-Y (Neat Copy to Share with the class)

Pg. 21 – 26 TURKEY LETTER signs for the students to color, laminate and hold

Pg. 27 – My Thanksgiving Table (Neat Copy to share with the class)

Pg. 28- 39 Twelve Food Signs students can hold up during the performance

Pg. 40 Five Fat Turkeys Are We (Neat Copy to share with class)

Pg. 41 POWWOW Song by Jack Hartmann(Neat Copy to share with students)

Pg. 42 Friends and Family (Neat Copy to share with students)

Pg. 43 Give Thanks (Neat Copy to share with students)

Pg. 44 Scrips for openers/closers to send home with parents for practice

Pg. 45 Generic Invitation

Pg. 46 Themed Food List for a Traditional Lunch or you can do a breakfast

Pg. 47 – 48 Pages to write student’s names who you assign parts to (possible 38 parts)

Pg. 49 TIPS

Pg. 50 Ideas to make your day even more special

Pg. 51 Question and Answers

Pg. 52 Fill in the blank page for teacher’s jobs during the show

Pg. 53-58 (wood looking signs) Signs for the pigs and turkeys to hold

Pg. 59 -61 Turkey Headband

Pg. 62-63 Pilgrim Boy Hat Headband

Pg. 64-65 Pilgrim Girl Hat Headband

Pg. 67-68 Welcome to the Thankful Festival Program

Pg. 69 Credits

Special permission granted from Jack Hartmann

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Total Pages
68 pages
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Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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