Teaching Ideas for Turkey Trouble this Thanksgiving

Turkey Trouble by Wendi Silvano is a classic Thanksgiving read aloud. The story will have your class giggling and thinking creatively about different disguises that would help the turkey avoid Farmer Jake’s dining room table this November! Check out the activities and worksheets I use to extend on the themes of this story here. Visit LittleContinue reading “Teaching Ideas for Turkey Trouble this Thanksgiving”

How to Catch a Turkey – STEM and Procedural Writing

I always love doing procedural writing… but a procedural writing activity that lends itself to STEM is the BEST! Reading the book How to Catch a Turkey by Adam Wallace & Andy Elkerton is the perfect starting point for this fun and engaging project-based learning Thanksgiving activity. The kiddos love being creative and designing theirContinue reading “How to Catch a Turkey – STEM and Procedural Writing”

Bear Says Thanks Activities for Thanksgiving

I love using the book to talk to children about being grateful, giving thanks and good manners, as well as themes of friendship, sharing and gratitude. Bear Says Thanks by Karma Wilson and Jane Chapman is a classroom favorite for the month of November. The story is about a lonely bear with empty cupboards who decides toContinue reading “Bear Says Thanks Activities for Thanksgiving”