Turkey Theme Day

Are you trying to find a way to keep your students engaged and learning with all of the holiday excitement? Themed days may be just for you. During Turkey Theme Day, you can read your choice of suggested turkey stories and complete the reading comprehension activities included. There is a letter to send home, a special snack, and a door banner too. You could run centers for the day or complete the activities together. The choices are endless. There is an adorable turkey craft, writing activities, an original poem with extensions, math games, math puzzles, and phonics scoot/task cards. It will be a fun-filled day sure to engage your students.


What’s included in Turkey Theme Day:


  • Turkey Day Banner
  • Turkey Day Letter

Poetry Activities

  • Turkey Day Poem color and black and white
  • Rhyming
  • Illustrate
  • Fill in the Blank
  • Sequence

Writing Activities

  • How to Cook a Turkey mini book 7 pages
  • How to Cook a Turkey sequencing
  • How to Cook a Turkey Writing
  • Make a List of Thanksgiving Foods
  • Make a List of Turkey Disguises
  • Adopt a Turkey
  • Class book cover
  • Class book page 5 options

Math Activities

  • Turkey Trot roll and move game board
  • Turkey Spin and Add (add on from 10)
  • Find the sum Roll 2 dice and add
  • Place Value color ones and tens place value
  • Count by 1’s from 100 on
  • Turkey feather tallies
  • Turkey 10 frame puzzles (0-20) in color

Literature Activities (Use with any turkey book)

  • Schema
  • Character Analysis
  • Sequencing
  • Features of Fiction
  • Main Idea and Details
  • New Learning
  • Fiction or Non-fiction
  • Characters & Setting
  • Check for Understanding
  • Retelling
  • 2 Facts I Learned

Turkey Snack

  • Picture and ingredients

Craft Activity

  • Make a Turkey
  • Banner Gobble Gobble

Word Work

  • Vocabulary match up
  • Noun, Adjective, and Verb Scoot (color)
  • Fact or Opinion
  • Syllables
  • ABC Order
  • Word Search
  • Unscramble
  • Punctuation (. or ?)
  • Noun, Adjective, Verb Color
  • Rhyme Time CVCE Words
  • Making Words (turkey time fun)

Center Signs 1-12 full page

Center Signs 4 per page

Center Checklists options for 5-12


©Megan Mitchell