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Who is it for?
- 2nd Graders, (7 to 8-year-olds)
- 3rd Graders (8 to 9-year-olds)
- 4th Graders (9 to 10-year-olds)
- 5th Graders (10 to 11-year-olds)
20 creative thinking, writing and math Thanksgiving activities for Thanksgiving. This Thanksgiving Activity Pack is geared towards 3-5 grade, but could be used to challenge more advanced 2nd graders.
These language rich Thanksgiving activities may be used individually or stapled together to create a packet (black line cover included). Fostering creative thinking has been shown to increase learning in all areas.
Included in this Thanksgiving Activities packet you will find:
Thanksgiving Activity #1
I am NOT Thankful- List 10 things you are not thankful for this Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving Activity #2
You are Such a Turkey! - What if you were a turkey? How would your life be different?
Thanksgiving Activity #3
Thanksgiving Problems- What are the disadvantages of Thanksgiving?
Thanksgiving Activity #4
Thanksgiving Garment- List the attributes of Thanksgiving and the attributes of jeans. Create something new!
Thanksgiving Activity #5
Thanksgiving Words- Write a word for every letter of the alphabet that has to do with Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving Activity #6
Improving Thanksgiving- Make Thanksgiving bigger, add something and replace something
Thanksgiving Activity #7
Baking Bind- Oh NO! Your oven broke! What are some other ways that you can cook Thanksgiving dinner?
Thanksgiving Activity #8
Thanksgiving Games- Students are given a picture and have to tell how it has to do with Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving Activity #9
Thanksgiving Invention- Using a straw, a quarter, toothpicks and tape, students must invent something to use on Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving Activity #10
Thanksgiving Math- Students will write a Thanksgiving word problem
Thanksgiving Activity #11
New Uses for a Cornucopia- What is that thing filled with always shown filled with food around Thanksgiving? In this Thanksgiving Activity, find 6 new uses for a cornucopia
Thanksgiving Activity #12
No Leftovers- Your parents say you must finish ALL of the Thanksgiving food before you can leave the table. Give 3 reasons why
Thanksgiving Activity #13
A Turkey and an Ice Cube- How are a turkey and an ice cube alike?
Thanksgiving Activity #14
Thanksgiving of the Future- What will Thanksgiving be like in the future?
Thanksgiving Activity #15
What is “Thanksgiving”? - The answer is Thanksgiving. You write the questions
Thanksgiving Activity #16
My Dog Ate My Thanksgiving- Company is on their way over and your dog ate your turkey. What are some ways you can still have a good Thanksgiving?
Thanksgiving Activity #17
The Ultimate Centerpiece?- You need to make a centerpiece for the Thanksgiving table using rubber bands, tape, scissors, a fake flower and a Justin Bieber poster
Thanksgiving Activity #18
Aren't You the Cutest?- You are keeping track of how many times your cheeks get pinched this Thanksgiving. You can't use a paper or a pencil. How can you keep track?
Thanksgiving Activity #19
The Mysterious Dessert- an ice cream cake with a burning candle shows up on your Thanksgiving table. No one knows how it got there. Give three possible explanations.
Thanksgiving Activity #20
Thanksgiving Poetry- Write a Thanksgiving acrostic poem
Sample Answers included with these Thanksgiving activities to get you and your class thinking!
A Product Descriptor is included for easy grading!
These Thanksgiving activities makes a great Thanksgiving early finishers packet! Use these Thanksgiving activities as sponge activities to get your students thinking. Set up some Thanksgiving centers around or on Thanksgiving using these Thanksgiving Activities.
About the Seller
I have taught 1st through 5th grade and have taken some time off to be home with my twins. I am certified to teach K-8 as well as Gifted and Talented. I am also pursuing my English as a Second Language endorsement.
I LOVE to create challenging but fun resources that can be easily implemented in your classroom. I focus on creative thinking and integrated research units. I hope that you enjoy my products!