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  THANKSGIVING
Note: Grade levels are given as a guideline only. Many lessons are adaptable.

AUTUMN IN THE KITCHEN Recipes
From simmering cinnamon to the addictive aroma of fresh baked apple pie, nothing could be finer than Fall. read more

BLESSING BOXES Recipes
Creating blessing boxes to show what you are thankful for on Thanksgiving Day. From Susan Futch. read more

CALICO CORN (WITH TEXTURE) PreK - Gr. 5
Students can make a picture of calico corn (Indian corn) using footprints, seeds and beans. read more

CLAY POT TURKEY All Ages
Amanda Formaro walks you through the steps of making a clay pot turkey for Thanksgiving. read more

CLAY POT TURKEY #2 All Ages
KinderArt's Andrea shows you how to make a turkey out of a clay pot. Lesson also features some turkey facts. read more

CRAYON RESIST FALL LEAVES PreK - Gr. 2
Melissa Jordan shows you and your kinderartists how to create with nature as your inspiration. read more
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FALL LEAF WATERCOLORS K - Gr. 5
Pamela Julian Manney shares a unique way of painting leaves. read more

FALL REFLECTIONS K - Gr. 5
Pat Higgins shows us how to create a fall scene using the monoprinting method. read more

FALL TREES PreK - Gr. 2
C. Turgeon has a great way for kids to make fall trees using paper. read more

HANDPRINT TURKEY (WITH TEXTURE) PreK - Gr. 5
Students can make a handprint turkey using seeds, beans and grains. read more

LEAF BY LEAF All Ages
This project from Sandi Kovach-Long can be adapted for a wide range of ages and abilities including adults with physical, perceptual and cognitive challenges. read more

LEAF PEOPLE PreK - Gr. 5
What do you do with that big pile of leaves in your backyard? Make leaf people of course. read more

PAPER BAG PILGRIM DOLLS PreK - Gr. 2
Create simple front and back no-sew Thanksgiving Pilgrim Dolls. read more

PAPER BAG TURKEY PreK - Gr. 2
Jessica shares a very clever turkey craft for Thanksgiving. read more

PINE CONE TURKEY PreK - Gr. 2
A fun way to make a turkey using pine cones and hand tracings. read more

POINTILLISM CORN PreK - Gr. 5
Students can make a picture of corn using a pointillism technique. read more

PUMPKIN SEED MOSAIC All Ages
Mosaics are made of tiny colored pieces of stone, pottery, glass or other materials, arranged together and set in plaster or cement to make patterns and images. When you make pumpkin pie, save the seeds and create a masterpiece! read more

SCRAP PAPER TURKEY PreK - Gr. 5
Students can make a turkey using bits of colorful scrap paper or fabric. read more

TASTY HOLIDAY TRADITIONS Recipes
Delectable goodies that will fill your kitchen with wonderful smells. read more

TURKEY CRAFTS All Ages
Why not pay homage to the turkey by creating an artistic rendition of the bird. read more

THANKFUL TURKEY PreK - Gr. 2
Karen Rowley shares a fun and educational Thanksgiving message. read more

THANKSGIVING TREE PreK - Gr. 5
Amanda Formaro walks you through the steps of making a handprint tree for thanksgiving. read more

THANKSGIVING QUILT PreK - Gr. 2
Students will express themselves by decorating a piece of felt with the things they are thankful for. From Yamilka J. Sena. read more

THANKSGIVING QUILT #2 PreK - Gr. 2
Promoting open dialogue of what children are thankful for during the Thanksgiving season. From Mindy Shupak. read more

TOILET PAPER TUBE TURKEY PreK - Gr. 2
Shelly Thorson passes on a crafty Thanksgiving idea. read more

TURKEY CENTERPIECES PreK - Gr. 6
Making a turkey with apples, toothpicks, construction paper and gumdrops. From Lisa in California. read more

THANKSGIVING COLORING PAGES

Pumpkin Pie
Sunflower
Fall Leaves

Available Now:

KinderArt E Coloring Pages - Instant Downloads
Volume Two (Seasonal Images) includes sixty (60) coloring pages including: Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Remembrance Day/Veterans Day and Christmas.

We also have many more Seasonal Coloring Pages available now for instant download have a look today.

Recommended Books:

Kids Celebrate
by Maria Bonfanti Esche, Clare Bonfanti Braham
Skipping the typical green shamrocks and orange paper pumpkins, here are 100 days to remember with 200 related activities for children and grownups.

Kids Holiday Fun
by Penny Warner, Kathy Rogers
This year-round guide provides fresh new ideas, month by month, for holiday activities the whole family can enjoy together. Ideal for busy parents, the guide organizes every holiday clearly, with detailed "what-you-need" lists and time guidelines for each activity.

Thanksgiving Thematic Unit

Thanksgiving Thematic Unit

Thanksgiving Thematic Unit is based on the following pieces of literature: A Turkey for Thanksgiving, Silly Tilly's Thanksgiving Dinner, Thanksgiving at the Tappletons'. This reproducible resource is filled with ready-to-use lessons and cross-curricular activities. Also included are management ideas, creative suggestions for the classroom, and a bibliography.
Available as a book or an e-book. Buy the e-book and read it immediately!