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Feed the Turkey Educational Activity

We have tried several Feed the Animal activites and they are always a big hit. There is something about feeding a pretend animal that makes pre-k kiddos super happy and excited to learn and play. And with Thanksgiving coming up soon this cute little turkey is a fun way to practice some basic skills. Best of all this activity is so versatile so that you can work on letters, numbers, shapes, sight words, or even basic math facts.

Feed the Turkey Educational Activity - this super cute turkey craft and activity is great for helping toddler, preschool, prek, and kindergarteners practice alphabet letters, math games, and more #turkey #turkeycrafts #turkeyactivities
Focus Skills:
Our Feed the Turkey activity is versatile as you can make one turkey and then change what skill you are working on. We have included in this pack letter identification, number identification (0-20), sight words, addition math facts (1-6), and shapes. On day you can work on feeding the turkey letters and the next day you can work on numbers.


Feed the Turkey Educational Activity

Your preschool and kindergarten kiddos are going to have a lot of fun building a turkey and feeding it letters, words, numbers, and shapes.
  • Paper lunch bag
  • Construction Paper
  • Glue
  • Stapler
  • Scissors
  • Feed the Turkey Printable
make a paper bag turkey out of brown bag and construction paper perfect for fall activities and turkey craft and educational activity
  • Download the FREE Feed the Turkey Template
  • Print and cut out the template. (Print the feathers on construction paper or trace on construction paper and cut out)
  • Cut a hole in one side of the paper bag.
  • Glue the eyes, beak and gobbler to the bag.
  • Staple the feathers to the back of the bag along the top.
  • Lay out all the letters and ask your child to feed the turkey the letter A, then have the child put the letter A through the hole on the turkey.
  • Repeat this until you have used all the letters.
  • You can use magnet letters, shapes, and numbers instead of the printable.
  • You can make multiple turkeys for the math facts, one for each number/sum. Then you sort and feed the turkey’s the cards with math facts that match the sum.
  • Laminate the cards for mulitple uses and durability.
Looking for more pre-k activities? Check these out.

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Emily is a teacher turned mom who just couldn't quite leave the classroom behind. She has 2 toddlers at home whom she is prepping for kindergarten by doing hands-on learning activities at home. Her blog, Sandbox Academy, focuses on learning literacy, math, STEM, and the arts through crafts and play.

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