Use along with the book Turkey Trouble by Wendy Silvano
If you like to incorporate the food theme in November-this is the book for you!!
Turkey tries to disguise himself from the farmer...and they all end up eating pizza in the end!! This unit has materials to go along with the Turkey Theme and Pizza Theme !!!
I have included directions for making flannel board pieces to use with a super fun pizza building center!!
Turkey Trouble Details and Materials:
Page 1-2 Character Picture Cards
Page 3-4 Character Name Cards
Page 5-8 Number Cards and Ordinal Word Cards
*use all of these for the pocket chart to help with retelling and story sequencing activities. After the initial reading of the book Turkey Trouble by Wendy Silvano I sometimes pass out the character picture cards and then let the children put them up when their character enters the story.
After reading the book, you can put up the number cards and then ask the children who the turkey tried to dress as first, second and so on…
Page 9 Turkey Trouble Character Profile Printable
Page 10 Beginning-Middle-End Printable for organizing the events in the story
Page 11 EAT PIZZA! Game board
Page 12-13 Eat Pizza game question cards
*2 Children to each game board.
Put question cards face side down in a basket or in a pile on the table
Children draw a question card, read it and then say the answer. Then they can shake the dice and move that many spaces. Laminate the game board and question cards so they will last.
Page 14 Eat Pizza printable: tell what you like to eat on your pizza!
Page 15 Letter to the Farmer from the Turkey’s point of view
Page 16-19 Pizza Building Center Pieces
This is completely optional BUT completely and amazingly fun! Make these pizza pieces into flannel board pieces, so that when the children “Build” the pizzas, they will stick together
Page 20-23 Chef Direction Cards for Pizza Building Activity Center
Page 24 Coloring Sheet Printable * for illustrating what your pizza looks like.
Page 25 My Turkey Trouble Pizza Printable *use this with the Pizza Building Activity: children count and document how many of each topping they put on their pizza.
Page 26 -29 Alphabet Pizza Boards: 4 different Boards for play
Page 30-36 Lower Case letter cards *use these with the alphabet pizza game boards
Laminate the game boards and cards
Children draw a card from the lower case letter card pile
Then if they find that letter on their pizza, they can dry erase marker an X on that letter OR cover the letter with a unifix cube. I prefer the unifix cube, because it is easier to see.
Who ever fills their whole board first is the winner.
Page 37 Chef Hat Printable. I have used this 2 different ways.
#1 Just cut out and children add their name to the hat, staple it on a strip of white paper to make a headband/hat.
#2 Cut out the hat and add the child’s name. Give each child a paper plate and let them make their face on the plate and then attach the chef’s hat to the top. They will need yarn or paper scraps to add some hair. These look super cute on a bulletin board!
Page 38 Class Book Cover
Page 39 Class Book printable page for each child
Assemble all the pages and put the cover on the front for a class book!
Page 40 Play Dough Mat: for younger kids, or fine motor strengthening. Make multiple copies and laminate them, allowing children to use play dough to put the toppings on the pizza crust.
Page 41-42 Two Different Options for Turkey Trouble Bump (numbers 1-12 and 10-20)
My kids always need to practice the TEEN numbers!!!
Instructions for playing bump are included!!
Page 43-45 Bump Number Cards (you can use these or just use dice, whatever you choose)!
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