Thanksgiving Preschool Activities
Thanksgiving Day is celebrated in different countries of the world at different times.
In Canada it is celebrated on the 2nd Monday of October. In the United States it is celebrated on the 4th Thursday of November. Thanksgiving Day in Canada falls on the same day as Columbus Day in the United States.
Thanksgiving Day Lesson Plan
Celebrating Thanksgiving Day with the preschoolers is a fun and enriching addition to your
Add a Thanksgiving Theme to your list of many
preschool weekly themes
Thanksgiving Day Lesson Plan:
Include an activity on
and fun facts about them
Introduce the colors orange, yellow and red
Help children learn pre-math by teaching them
Thanksgiving songs and poems
these coloring pages
for the children to color and use them to decorate your classroom.
Help the children develop their creativity and fine motor skills with these
craft activities for
Story for Thanksgiving
"The Little Turkey who Couldn't Say No
is a fun little Thanksgiving story will help children identify the different animals that live on a
and the sound that they make.
Put the turkey back together again!
of the different parts of the turkey.
A head, body, face, feet,and 6 feathers
Hide the parts around the house
The children have to find the parts and put the
back together again.
What am I?
Find pictures of different
and glue them on a regular size sheet of paper.
One animal per sheet
on every child's back.
Each child has to guess which animal is taped on his/her back.
The other kids take turns and try to help each other guess which animal by imitating it.
Depending on the age group, you can ask them to describe the animal by using descriptive words only, or by using the animal's sound.
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