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5 Thanksgiving Poems for Kids
There is a lot of American history to be taught surrounding Thanksgiving. However, when teaching little kids about Thanksgiving, it’s important to keep it basic and fun.
Let them be kids, and enjoy waddling around like a turkey, talk about their favorite foods, share what they are thankful for, and learn about the Pilgrims and Indians.
Five Little Turkeys
Five Little Turkeys standing by a door. One waddled off, and then…
Aside from the skill of counting backwards (one less), can you imagine the predictions this fun turkey poem could lead into?
Since the “Five Little Pumpkins” poem is fresh in their heads, they will love the familiar tune of “Five Little Turkeys”.
It is perfect for a Thanksgiving readers theater or group reading activity. Incorporate math, sequencing, and retelling with this fun printable turkey poem for kids.
If you’re looking for a printable Thanksgiving song and finger play, Funny Bird is just what your need for your early readers.
Kids as young as preschool and PreK are just learning that a turkey is a bird. This poem would be great for the younger kids to recite as they walk around the room acting like a turkey.
Did you know turkey sleep in trees? Help your kiddos learn all about Turkeys and check out my blog post 10 Turkey Facts for Kids.
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Turkey Handprint Poem for Thanksgiving
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