Thanksgiving Story Time – Preschool

Introduction: What kind of foods do you eat on Thanksgiving? What does a turkey say? What things are we thankful for? Learn the sign language sign for thank you.

Opening song

Book: Thanks for Thanksgiving by Julie Markes, illustrated by Doris Barrette

thanks for thanksgiving

Song & Flannel: “Thanks A Lot” by Raffi: Quiet Time (credit: Mel’s Desk) (kids sign the words “thanks” and “a lot.”)

thanks a lot

Book: Pigs Love Potatoes by Anika Denise, illustrated by Christopher Denise

pigs love potatoes

Song: “I’m Gonna Eat (On Thanksgiving Day)” w/ props – Laurie Berkner: Whaddaya Think of That?

thanksgiving day

Book: I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie by Alison Jackson, illustrated by Judy Schachner

i know an old lady who swallowed a pie

Song: “Popcorn” – Barenaked Ladies: Snacktime!

Book: Setting the Turkeys Free by W. Nikola-Lisa, illustrated by Ken Wilson-Max

setting the turkeys free

Hand Print Turkeys – inspired by Setting the Turkeys Free

turkey montage

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