Thanksgiving Activity for Kids: Memorize a silly Turkey Song

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It’s November, and Thanksgiving is a few short weeks away.  I just got back from teaching my daughter’s 1st grade class the “Turkey Song” this morning, and I’ve got an updated version to share with you today. I shared a print last year, then had my designer create a printable with extra images to make it more fun, with the same design as the “memorize” series I’ve shared in the past year. My kids LOOOOVE this song, we learned it from my 2nd songs kindergarden teacher. It’s quite catchy! It’s fun to sing in the weeks leading up to the Turkey Day, and on that day. If you have kids that are sensitive to eating animals, it might not be for them. I also read the book, Turkey Trouble {affiliate} to her class, and it has a similar theme, and is oh so fun! I love having a stack of holiday books to keep out for the kids to peruse.

Thanksgiving Activity Memorize a silly Turkey Song

To download your own copy, just click the link below. You can laminate it to keep with your Thanksgiving decor and bring out each year, it also makes a fun decoration to frame or place on an easel (maybe print on cardstock).

Download the PDF here: I don’t want to eat the turkey – Silly Thanksgiving Song

Here is my girl and I after the reading of the book and teaching of the song: Kids Thanksgiving book Turkey Trouble

Get your own copy of Turkey Trouble on Amazon! You might also enjoy 10 FAT Turkeys or Thanksgiving is for Giving Thanks. Or a bunch of other Thanksgiving kids books.

Need other Thanksgiving ideas? Click on images below and Check out: Thanksgiving Lunch Jokes // Thanksgiving Printable Checklist // Thanksgiving Photobooth free printables // Kids Thanksgiving coloring placemat // I don’t want to eat the Turkey Thanksgiving song // Turkey Placecards // Count Your Blessing Free Printables

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  2. This is so cute! I’ve never heard it before. I think this would be a fun thing to do at FHE. Thanks for the idea. Following you on G+ now. 🙂