The Ultimate List of Thanksgiving Turkey Ideas for Kids (Love to Learn Linky #17)

There where so many turkey activities shared at the Love to Learn Linky last week, it inspired me to go on a turkey feast and…


There where so many turkey activities shared at the Love to Learn Linky last week, it inspired me to go on a turkey feast and gather all things turkey like crafts, printables, books, and more. All posts featured at the Love to Learn Linky are at the top of each category. Thank you so much for sharing your ideas with us, and thanks to all those who are visiting to check them out! 🙂 I would love to hear what idea catches your eye! 🙂

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Today’s post includes this week’s Love to Learn Linky features by my lovely co-hosts, and the link up below which is a place for bloggers to share their latest and greatest (if you are a blogger, your are invited to link up every Thursday with us :).

Turkey Creations

Gobble, Gobble Turkey by A Cowboy’s Life
Felt Turkey Puzzle: Busy Bag Activity by Sunny Day Family
Flower Pot Turkey by From ABCs to ACTs
Turkey Craft with Corn Husk Feathers by A Little Pinch of Perfect
Kids’ Turkey Handprint Multimedia Masterpieces by One Time Through
Handprint Turkey Hat by Crafty Morning
DIY Turkey Ring for Kids by I Heart Crafty Things
Yogurt Turkey Cups by School Time Snippets
Hand Print Turkey Puppet by Love Play and Learn
Playdough Turkeys by Frogs, Snails and Puppy Dog Tails
Cupcake Liner Turkey by Crafts on Sea
Upcycled DIY Turkey Centerpiece Craft by Moms and Crafters
Pumpkin Turkeys by The Chaos and the Clutter
Candy Corn Turkey Craft by Crafty Morning
Sticky Paper Turkey Activity by Frogs, Snails and Puppy Dog Tails
Coffee Filter Turkey by Buggy and Buddy
Mini Pumpkin Turkeys by The Inspired Treehouse
Handprint Turkey Thanksgiving Wreath by Fun Handprint Art
Way Too Cute Turkey Jars  by Artsy Momma
Decorate Rocks as Turkeys by Crafty Morning
Nature Walk Find and Create a Turkey by My Bright Firefly
Egg Carton Turkey Craft by School Time Snippets
Decorate A Turkey Busy Bag by The Pleasantest Thing

Thankful Turkeys

Thankful Through the Years Turkey by The Well Nourished Nest
Fingerprint Thankful Notes by The Preschool Toolbox Blog
Thankful Turkey Box by I Heart Crafty Things
Turkey Toss of Thankfulness by I Can Teach My Child
Turkey Thankfulness Search by Meaningful Mama
Gratitude Turkey Placemat by Mama’s Happy Five

Learn & Play with Turkeys

Shape Recognition Turkey Craft by My Mundane and Miraculous Life
T is for Turkey Craft by Crafty Morning
DIY Sight Word Turkey Game by B-Inspired Mama
Turkey Baster Pom Pom Race by School Time Snippets
Hide the Turkey: A Lesson in Camouflage by This Reading Mama
Turkey Counting – Thanksgiving Math Activity by No Time for Flash Cards
Playing Turkey Feathers: Matching Beginning Sounds by Teaching Mama

Printable Turkeys

Turkey Feathers Number Matching Game by Totschooling
Turkey Feather Counting and Sorting Game by A Little Pinch of Perfect
Scissor Cutting Turkey Template by Therapy Fun Zone
3D Turkey Cutout Art Project by Real Life at Home
Thankful Turkey Craft by Kids Activities Blog

Turkey Books

30+ Thanksgiving Books for Toddlers and Preschoolers by Love Play and Learn
Thanksgiving Picture Books for Children by The Jenny Evolution
10 Gratitude and Thanksgiving Books for Preschoolers by Totschooling
20 Thanksgiving Books for Kids in Pre-K through 2nd Grade by Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas
Five Favorite Thanksgiving Books for Preschoolers by Real Life at Home

Gobble Up Turkeys 

Turkey in the Straw Snack by B-Inspired Mama
Thanksgiving Turkey Cookies by the Joys of Boys
Turkey Pretzel Rod Treat by Sugar Aunts
Turkey Cookie by Play Dr. Mom
Healthy Turkey Snack by A Little Pinch of Perfect
Tuna Turkey Sandwiches by Your Modern Family
Turkey Treats by Meaningful Mama
Turkey Fruit Snacks by Mom Endeavors
Thanksgiving PB Apple Turkey by Creative Kids Snacks
Make a Kid Friendly Veggie Turkey by Teach Mama

Best Leftover Turkey Recipes by Temecula QPoner
How to Cook Turkey in an Esky  by Danya Banya
Best Ever Turkey Soup by Family Food and Travel
20 Things to do with Turkey Leftovers by The Chaos and the Clutter
Turkey and Cheese Stuffed Crescents by Mess for Less
Cheesy Bruschetta Turkey Casserole & Crispy Ranch Potatoes by My Life of Travels and Adventures

I hope you have a Happy Thanksgiving! 
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Love to Learn Linky #17

More Features From Last Week:
Books for kids with multiracial and biracial families
Forest animal toddler activities & Free Printables by Welcome to Mommyhood #toddleractivities #montessori
Forest Animals Printable Pack by Welcome to Mommyhood

Make sure to stop by my lovely co-hosts to see what they have featured:
35 Ways to Teach Kids About Money by  One Time Through
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Now it’s time for some more links! Bloggers, share your posts every Thursday and watch as we round them up and share them all over the place. Almost anything goes, we’re just hoping your activities teach kids (or us!) something (science, art, cooking, behavior, crafting, parenting etc…).

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Left Brain Craft BrainLeft Brain Craft Brain ( Anne is an ex-engineer, current stay-at-home mama writing about crafty ways to encourage creativity (and brain power!) in our kids. Each of her projects gives kids the chance to learn about a new subject and do something crafty at the same time.

 photo 86dc3214-616a-44fc-919e-39cbe9235c1b_zps229eaa2a.jpgTotschooling ( Viviana is a blogging mom to a toddler and a preschooler, sharing ideas and resources for early education. She specializes in unique, hands-on printable activities that are educational, fun and inspire creativity in young minds.

One Time Through Logo Button photo onetimethrough-button_zps6d59d16e.pngOne Time Through ( Sue is an Elementary School Teacher currently on leave to be at home with her preschooler son. She shares ideas for connecting and learning with kids through meaningful, play-based activities that nurture curiosity and creativity.

A Little Pinch of Perfect ( Katie combines creativity, play, and learning for the perfect mishmash of fun activities that keep kiddos entertained throughout the day. She wholeheartedly believes in the power of play and feels that all activities naturally provide a fun way to learn.

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  1. What an absolutely amazing list – I am going to share with the Kids Co-op this week – thank you for linking up

  2. I'm sure my kids would love this. thanks for sharing. Can't wait for thanksgiving and have perfectly roasted turkey at the table.

    1. Hi Angelo, thanks so much! I totally agree, I have been counting down until the Thanksgiving feast begins 🙂

  3. Holy smokes – what a list Katie! This must have taken forever to compile. What a great resource! Thanks for including our turkey handprint activity! Best, Sue

    1. Hi Sue, Thanks so much, and your welcome :). It was time consuming, but I love how it turned out.

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