While commemorating the Thanksgiving celebration, you might come up with activities that lead to gratitude. Tons of options you can choose for your students to perform. If you are craving for the ones to host in your class, then just check out below to get inspired!
Playing the gratitude scavenger hunt can be put on your list. You can list the items that kids are probably thankful for. You can attach things about friends, things that kids love, and more. In this game, kids have to give the mark sign on the scavenger hunt template. The rule is the marked lists need to be in line with the kid’s situation. It’s such a good way for kids to reflect on things they gratitude for while also building self-esteem.
Turkey become the typical thing that is included with this celebration which you can adopt as a thankful activity. Construct the turkey craft with the feathers details as the place they mention things to grateful. You can prepare the crafting supplies and it's the kids’ job to construct everything.
Writing the thankful things on lined stationery sounds good too. In this activity, you can make the kids reflect on the previous occasion and look out for things they were grateful for and compare them with the present situation. To make it more fun, provide some stickers and let them explore their creativity in constructing the sticker on it.
Choose one activity with considering things your students might love. Guide them to pursue things that lead to gratitude!
When it comes to Thanksgiving crafts for kids, you can come up with lots of styles to choose from. One that probably you want to consider is making a Thanksgiving watercolor card.
Creating an “I’m Thankful for” card will be the great one. In this project, kids have to write the things they are thankful for while also using fingerprints to create a turkey template on the card. Gather the materials such as the paper card, paint, and colored pencil.
Let the kids write the things that make them grateful. Instruct the kids to dip their thumbs in brown paint and print it on the side. It will become the turkey’s body. Continue with dip other fingers in green, orange, red, and yellow. Then print it as the feather’s accents.
Making a pumpkin card template for place cards is such a nice project too. Place cards are used to give the sign on people's seats while having dinner. Because it is always linked to the large dinner tradition, this kind of project way still in line with the theme.
Use the stencil and let the kids paint the pumpkin on the paper cards. After the painting is dry, they also have to state their name on the card to make it a place card.
In order to celebrate Thanksgiving, you might come up with activities to make your students feel the vibes. A bulletin board can be one of your options. Create an engaging bulletin board with any features in there. If you are interested, just check this out and get inspired!
Turkey tie bulletin board sounds good to apply to your class. Make the students participate in gathering the materials. In this case, you can let the kids bring the leftover tie. Basically, the tie will be the feathers’ accent. All you need to construct this bulletin board are wooden boards, colored paper, glue, and scissor.
Layered the wooden board with colored paper. You can choose the one that matches the color palette. Have some tags in there. The thanks words along with the turkey tags sound good.
Continue with creating the turkey’s body using colored paper. Construct the tie from the students and arrange it to look like the feathers part. Stick the turkey’s body in there and the turkey bulletin board is done!
Aside from turkey, you can use the pumpkin template as your bulletin board. Create the bulletin board in a pumpkin shape. Use the Styrofoam painted in all orange and add the stem part in green. Give the black lines on the pumpkin. Look at the real pumpkin pattern as your guidance. In this project, you can let the kids participate in writing the thanks words.
Therefore, you have to create the pattern as the number of your students in the class. Stick the thanks words on the bulletin board and hang it on the classroom wall.
Add a column board for writing down their grateful notes for the day or make a countdown calendar to get the excitement leveled up. Make use of your bulletin board as an interactive activity together for your students.