Making apple turkeys is a great activity to do during the Thanksgiving season! Students use spice drops, toothpicks, marshmallows, candy corn, candy eyes, red fruit snacks, and an apple to construct turkeys. They are absolutely adorable and the kiddos love making them. Instructions for making the apple turkeys, recipe charts, booklets, and other related math and writing activities are included in this resource as follows:
Step-by-Step Instruction Cards
Instruction cards showing how to construct the apple turkey in six steps are provided in both color and black and white.
Let's Make an Apple Turkey Picture Instruction Card
This card shows a picture of a real apple turkey with the six steps listed below it.
How to Make an Apple Turkey Writing Paper
Students write about how to make an apple turkey and explain each step. Both unlined and dotted lined writing paper are provided.
Apple Turkey Math
Students graph the supplies needed to make an apple turkey. After graphing, they record the amount of each item, show the amounts on a tally chart, identify which item has the largest amount, and solve addition and subtraction facts using the data on the graph.
Color-by-Code Apple Turkey Worksheets
There are three Apple Turkey Color-by-Code worksheets for practicing addition and subtraction facts.
How to Make An Apple Turkey Sequencing
Students cut out six pictures illustrating the steps for making the apple turkey and glue them on the recording sheet in the correct order.
How to Make An Apple Turkey Reading Booklet
This eight page booklet can be printed out two-sided or one-sided. Students cut the pages apart and staple them together in the correct order to make a booklet. They can color the pictures and read to a buddy!
Label the Apple Turkey Worksheet
Students label the parts of the apple turkey using the words in the Word Bank.
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