Letter T > T is for Turkey
Birds > Farm >
Books > Online > 10 Fat Turkeys
& Events >
*Jan. 5th > Nat'l
*May 4th > Bird Day
*October - Canada or November
- U.S. > Thanksgiving
Multicultural > Canada
Protein food group > Turkey meat
Online Jigsaw Puzzles
> Turkey & Autumn Leaves
> Autumn > Plants > Trees
and leaves > Why
leaves turn color in the autumn
Animals > Bird > Wild | Farm > What is a turkey?
- A large North American bird
with brownish feathers and a bare head with fleshy folds of skin
hanging under the jaw. Turkeys are now raised in many parts of
the world. Only birds have feathers.
- The flesh or meat of this bird,
used as food referred to as poultry.
- Nutrition > turkey is a
protein food, one of the five food groups. Protein foods include: meat, poultry,
seafood, beans and peas, eggs, processed soy products, nuts, and
The turkey reminds
us of historical events that have shaped the history of North America
-- mainly USA and Canada -- it unites all people to be THANKFUL
for all the bounties and the harvest that the land has given and
continues to give. Help children
write thankful messages on the leaves templates or handprints. Just
print a word or
two-- I am thankful for: friends, food, family, pets, my country, my home, my teachers, my "child care
provider's name," etc.
Alphabet activities > Letter T is for Turkey Printable Activities and Worksheets
Note each turkey craft will feature additional options for alphabet
Book > Online Video > 10 Fat Turkeys > by Tony Johnston (Author), Rich Deas (Illustrator)
@ You Tube or locate @ a library
Description: This hillarious rhyming story about ten turkeys teaches children how to count backwards from ten to one.
Holidays > Multicultural > What
is Thanksgiving >
Visit this resource and lesson plan to introduce what is Thanksgiving
to young children.
Autumn > Plants > Trees and their leaves > Why
Leaves Turn Color in the Fall - Autumn
Many of the turkey crafts showcase autumn color leaves, review in
simple terms what is this process.
Maze > Pre-Writing and problem solving skills
Have children first use their finger to move through the maze, then
use a crayon or pencil. Insert in document protector and use dry erase markers to reuse.
Online Jigsaw Puzzles > Turkey and the autumn season
Skills: Problem solving and using the computer mouse
Here are three 6-piece online puzzles. To
increase the number of pieces click on the Change
Online resource: The
American Turkey at Kidzone.ws for grades 1 and above.
Alphabet Printable Activities
T is for Turkey