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With Thanksgiving quicking approaching, we just have to read a story about a turkey! For this week’s literacy snack idea, we’re reading, How To Catch A Turkey, by Adam Wallace and Andy Elkerton.
It’s a cute book about a turkey that doesn’t realize he’s about to be in the Thanksgiving school play and decides to run away. The whole school attempts to catch him and he ends up back on stage having a blast.
For our snack today, we’re making a turkey!
THIS ACTIVITY WORKS WELL WITH
Each student will need
1 Oreo cookie
1 candy corn
2 small candy eyeballs
9-10 pretzel sticks
To make the turkey, have the students carefully twist their cookie just a bit to loosen the 2 sides. Next, have them place in their pretzel sticks in between the two cookie sides into the cream filling. It’s easiest for them to do this when it’s laying down. Last, have the students put on the candy eyes and candy corn beak. Cute and easy little turkey!
While the students are enjoying their turkey snack, I made a free printable for them to work on. They get to write and draw a picture about how they would catch a turkey.
Click the green box below to download the Literacy Snack Catch A Turkey Read-Aloud free printable from my tTpT store.
If you looking for some more fun turkey ideas over the next couple of weeks, this Cooking Class How To Make A Turkey is a fun one! Cooking class is a fun way to incorporate many different learning standards. In this pack, the students are learning writing, sequencing, retelling, life skills and much more. It’s a great hands-on activity to get the students excited to learn.
Or making a turkey craft is always a favorite with different writing prompts you can choose from.
And if you’re looking for more fun Thanksgiving book ideas, I share all of my favorite picks here.
I hope your students enjoy this Literacy Snack Catch A Turkey Read-Aloud and their turkey snacks this week!
See you next time!