Thanksgiving Turkey - Thanksgiving Writing and Art Activity - PDF & Digital

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418 Ratings
Mrs Beattie's Classroom
Grade Levels
1st - 3rd
Formats Included
  • Zip
26 plus Google Handbook and 3 digital formats
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What educators are saying

This was a wonderful writing activity for my students. It was easily geared up or down depending on what your student needs.
This was a great resource that kept my students engaged! I enjoyed the rigor and the ability to differentiate.


This Thanksgiving activity includes a fun writing and art project that your students will love! After reading a silly story about Thanksgiving turkeys, your students will BECOME the Thanksgiving turkey!!

⭐ This Thanksgiving activity is perfect for teaching about point of view/perspective.

These Thanksgiving turkey activities are perfect for:
✔ 1st, 2nd, and 3rd-grade classrooms
✔ writing classrooms
✔ teachers who want to make a personalized seasonal treasure to send home
✔ teachers looking for a fun seasonal Thanksgiving writing activity

✔ anyone teaching online or in-person

Included in the Thanksgiving activities are:

• Lesson Ideas including reading "The Great Turkey Race"

• 5 Rough Draft Templates

• 3 Editing/Proofreading Templates

• 6 Decorative Final-Draft Writing Paper (3 line options with and without graphics)

• Turkey Art Activity Instructions & Template

• Google Handbook with instructions for sharing digitally

• Digital Google Slides, PowerPoint, and TPT Easel versions for online use!

❤️ Appropriate for celebrating both American and Canadian Thanksgiving!


What teachers are saying about this Thanksgiving Writing and Art Activity:

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Students enjoyed using this prompt and craft in the classroom! It was engaging and they enjoyed expressing their creative side and sillies by pretending they were turkeys!

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Such a cute idea !!! I love the different templates - you've made this an easy writing project. The craftivity is adorable and will make a unique bulletin board. It's going to be fun doing this with my students. Thanks so much for sharing this!

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Students had great fun with this and it got them motivated to really try and write independently. Parents loved the result!


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Total Pages
26 plus Google Handbook and 3 digital formats
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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