This Feed the Turkey Counting Activity combines crafting with learning! Kids will have fun creating their own turkey and then counting out loud as they feed them the correct amount as the dice says!
Fall crafts and activities are everywhere this time of year and this one is a must! Activities that are fun, exciting and hands on are the best kind of activities for our little learners! And this Feed the Turkey Counting Activity is just that. Kids will be constructing their own colorful and festive turkeys while improving hands-eye coordination, scissors skills, creativityand so much more. Once they’ve made their turkeys, rolling the dice and feeding the turkey encourages counting, memorization of numbers and to visually see quantities. This activity is also great for fine motor skills as the child has to pick up the small corn kernels, beans or rice!
Preschool Thanksgiving Math
For this activity you’ll need:
- Paper roll
- Googley eyes
- Cardstock (yellow, orange, red)
- Craft scissors
- Corn, beans or rice
Using the craft scissors carefully cut a small hole in the middle of the paper roll (this step is for adults).
Cut the yellow, orange and red cardstock into long ovals. These will be your feathers.
Cut out a snood and wattle using orange and red cardstock.
Now, allow the kids to construct the turkey by glueing the feathers to the back of the turkey making sure that the mouth (hole) is in the front and feathers in the back.
Glue on the snood, wattle and googley eyes. Now your turkey is ready to be fed!
Roll the dice and feed the turkey the correct number of corn, beans or rice as it says on the dice!
This fun Thanksgiving math activity for kids is also great for developing fine motor skills too!
This is such a fun Thanksgiving counting activity for toddler, preschool, prek, and kindergarten age kids.
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