Make a Turkey Learning Game
- word family turkey
- matching upper case and lowercase letter turkey
- addition fact family turkey
- multiplication turkey
- division turkey
- words and definition turkey
- build a word turkey
- shape matching turkey
We are working on reading and identifying numbers with my preschooler, so we are using numbers for our turkey learning game this week.
Learning Objective for this Turkey Game
Directions for Making the Turkey Learning Game:
Cut the turkey pieces from the paper. You will need:
- one large circle and one small circle in brown.
- One diamond folded in half in orange.
- 2 orange webbed feet.
- 1 red warbler
- 5-7 turkey feathers in a variety of colors.
Glue the body of the turkey together.
How to Play the Turkey Learning Game
- Provide the feathers and the turkey body.
- Have the students match the sight word feathers to the same word on the turkey.
- Encourage them to read each work out loud as they play the sight word game.
- Have them take the feathers off the turkey and shuffle the order for the next person to take a turn.
More Turkey and Feather Learning Activities from the Playful Preschool Team
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Textured Turkey Feathers Pre-Writing Activity for #PlayfulPreschool by The Preschool Toolbox
Turkey Geoboard by Still Playing School
Counting Feathers Sticky Wall by Mom Inspired Life
Fine Motor Turkey Math by Fun-A-Day!
Quick & Easy Color Feather Sort by Powerful Mothering
Make Pretty Feather Window Clings-a tutorial by Capri +3
Toilet Roll Turkey by Tiny Tots Adventures
Writing with Feathers by Rainy Day Mum
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Must Have Turkey Gear for you next Thanksgiving playdate!
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