How do turkeys make their signature “gobble, gobble” sound? Guest author Eva decided to explore this topic with her kids and ended up learning a lot about how vibration makes sound. This Turkey Gobble activity brings some Thanksgiving science and STEM learning to your fall festivities! Making butter is another way to bring science into this time of year. Thanksgiving … [Read more...] about Turkey Gobble Thanksgiving Science for Kids
Thanksgiving activity for kids
Our favorite preschool Thanksgiving activities: gratitude activities, fun turkey crafts, and even a little bit of science! Be sure to also check out these hands-on learning activities for preschoolers for year-round preschool learning. Thanksgiving with its theme of gratitude offers a wonderful opportunity for calm and quiet learning after all of the excitement of … [Read more...] about Preschool Thanksgiving Activities
The kids and I have really enjoyed making this super simple gratitude tree this year using Sharpie pens and contact paper! We started off drawing the tree with the contact paper on the floor, and adding our first few heart-shaped leaves with ideas of things we were grateful for inside. Some things (mostly people) got added to the tree trunk and branches. We wrote things we … [Read more...] about Super Simple Gratitude Tree for Thanksgiving!
I’m always looking for cute Thanksgiving crafts for kids, so I was immensely pleased to think up this one. I’ve always loved handprint crafts, and my very favorite handprint crafts are those that I can make using all of my children’s handprints! This Handprint turkey craft works as a family craft, a class craft, or a solo craft with lots of copies of a single hand. See … [Read more...] about Thanksgiving Craft for Kids: Family Handprint Turkey
We have made butter a few times, but we got the idea of adding maple syrup from the book, Weird, Wacky & Wild Stuff You Can Make At Home. This activity kept us all busy during the long hours of Hurricane Sandy. We were lucky enough to keep power throughout the storm, but it was DARK outside – these photos were taken in the middle of the day. Lily got to make butter at … [Read more...] about Making Butter