Simple idea for loads of fun on turkey day in our preschool!
A fun way to explore symmetrical lines and painting with almost magical results!
These turkeys all came to our Thanksgiving feast in disguise... Thank you to all the teachers and students who created these amazing characters - I sure wish I could find where that pesky turkey went!
The kindergarten class made these fun turkey wreaths the other day and I got to pitch in for a bit and help out! They started out with a simple paper plate... Then they traced their own foot on brown construction paper... And cut them out... Next they traced and cut out a waddle, a beak, and turkey toes... Then glued it all to their paper plate... Then it was time to add the colorful feather [...]
The children are preparing for a thanksgiving feast at our school. They started by making these turkey hand print invitations. The parents are invited to come in and join the children for the big day... We used fall colors to paint each child's hand... The palm of the hand is painted brown and the fingers are each a different color for the turkey feathers... After the hand is painted, then the child makes a print [...]
Our classes are in full turkey mode and today these children made a simple paper plate turkey. The teacher set out some construction paper squares, half a paper plate, and a construction paper turkey body for the children to put together... Other than saying "Let's make a turkey today!" the teacher did not give any additional instructions. Most of the children started by gluing their turkey bodies on the paper plate first... Then the children [...]
After a week, the leaves on my leaf turkey are starting to dry out and curl. I thought this was kind of a cool way to observe the changing leaves.
Today was a beautiful fall day here! It was windy with a little chill in the air but bright and sunny. And the leaves were falling everywhere. I think because of the leaf exchange I participated in, I am extremely aware of every leaf I see on the ground right now:-) Every time I see a pretty leaf, my mind swirls with ideas of activities we could do in preschool. But the leaves wont stay [...]