Over the river and through the woods, the TpT courses roam.
The FREEBIES are here. They’re bringing good cheer,
as all of them find good homes, hey!
(Cornucopia clip art by Hearts Ignited)
PreK — 1st Free Thanksgiving Resources Cornucopia
- It’s a cornucopia, so instead of just one, here are four fabulous dice games to choose from. One from Kindergarten Squared, and one from Jennifer Wiggins, a third from Scribble Doodle and Draw, and a fourth from KTeacherTiff. Turkey-riffic.
- Some math resources for the littles include 123kteach’s Nuts About Letters & Numbers and PlayLearnTeach’s Preschool Thanksgiving Flipbook – Counting 1–10.
- Numbers and sums are a big part of the early years so don’t miss Krazy for Kindergarten’s Turkey Round Up Relay, My Kinder Garden’s Sums of 10 Thanksgiving Addition Math Activity and Schroeder’s Stars Turkeys on Parade! Number Order Fall Freebie, and also The Brainy Boutique’s Turkey Tens Ordering Numbers activity.
- More Thanksgiving math freebies to sample include Shauna Pocket Full of Kinder’s Oh, Nuts count the room resource, Kathryn Garcia’s Thanksgiving Three of a Kind and Forever First Grade by Lindsey Brooks’ Thanksgiving Equal or Not?
- We’re thankful for FREE ELA resources. For instance, Thanksgiving and Our Five Senses by Kidz Count, My Thanksgiving Words — Vocabulary Booklet by Laura Martin, Turkey Time Trace and Write Mats by Teaching Preschoolers and D P Sharpe’s Thanksgiving Cutting Activity Set.
- What Thanksgiving would be complete without knowing The Story of Thanksgiving by Cahill’s Creations or make it personal with Mrs Lindsey’s Thanksgiving *FREEBIE*.
- Bring a multi—cultural perspective to Thanksgiving with Open Wide the World’s FREEBIE or Happy Teacher Happy Kids Gobble Tov! activity. L’chaim!
1st — 3rd Free Thanksgiving Resources Cornucopia
- Your kiddos will be thankful when you teach math using Nancy Strout’s Thanksgiving Freebie, Games 4 Learning’s Thanksgiving Math Bump Game, Fern Smith’s Classroom Ideas’ Thanksgiving Subtraction Doubles Interactive Notebook Activity, or FirstGradeFunTimes’ How Much is that Turkey in the Window activity.
- Puzzles and games are fabulous late fall activities. Try Irene Hines’ Thanksgiving Seasonal Math Puzzles and Jennifer Drake’s Turkey LRC Game.
- Feast your eyes on these resources… First go Shopping for Thanksgiving Dinner with Blair Peterson. Next, Schoolhouse Divas help you determine everyone’s Thanksgiving “Favorite Dish”! Or, skip straight to dessert with Teaching Times 2’s Pumpkin Taste Testing Bar Graphing.
- The time to write thank you’s is just around the corner. Help students with their grammar by using Second Grade Stories’ Fall Fix–it activity, Brittany Lynch’s Thanksgiving Writing Prompts, Brooke Brown’s Important Things About Thanksgiving writing activity, Debbie Palacios Hayes’ Thanksgiving Writing Templates, and Primary “Teach”spiration’s Writing Papers.
- Go on a Fall Nature Walk with Green Grubs Garden Club by Mrs Hug-a-Bug. Write about it using Brenda Tejeda’s Thanksgiving Word Wall Writing Activity, and Bright Concepts 4 Teachers’ Gobbling Up Main Idea and Details. Don’t forget to include some synonyms using Winged One’s Pilgrim Expressions Synonyms. Finally, compare today’s Thanksgiving with Thanksgivings gone by using Erin Morrison’s Then and Now T–Chart Partner Project.
3rd — 5th Free Thanksgiving Resources Cornucopia
- If you’re anything like me, the holidays are a time to overindulge… Dennis McDonald’s Gobbling Up Numbers, Amy’s SMART Designs’ Factor Feast and Mayflower Multiples, and Blair Turner’s Gobbling Up Descriptive Words won’t add any extra calories! Or, be thankful for a combination lesson of Thanksgiving Fun with Fractions and Writing by Literacy Without Worksheets.
- What about some Scrambled Sentences by Sallie Borrink and a Thanksgiving Word Art Poster by Ruth S.? And for more ELA, try Lisa Lilienthal’s Thanksgiving Fun, Teresa Kwant’s Save the Turkey!, and Janet Rainey’s The First Thanksgiving Informational Text Little Reader.
- Write thank you letters using Laura Santos’ Letters of Thanks — and make sure students know their parts of speech by using Thanksgiving Parts of Speech Fun by Fun with Language.
- Have some fun with Mayflower Math Problems from Teacher Addict and Barbara Evans’ Scrattle: Thanksgiving Edition.
- Thanksgiving time is a social season — What better time to study Seasons for Social Studies! by Debbie Bryant, have a Thanksgiving Scavenger Hunt by More Than a Worksheet, or play a game of Pick the Thanksgiving Password by Aspire to Inspire.
- Be thankful for a way to keep your early finishers engaged when you use Lesson Lady’s Thanksgiving Fast & Early Finisher Art Activity Pages and keep the kiddos motivated by using Turkey Token Reward Stickers by Teach Smart.
Middle School Free Thanksgiving Resources Cornucopia
- Play a rousing game of Would Your Rather by Rachel Lynette and have your students let you know what they’re thankful for when you try Jane Freener’s I am thankful resource.
- Show you’re thinking about your students with Jennifer Lamb’s Thanksgiving QR Code Labels and Shari Beck’s Thank It Forward!
- Abby McMahon’s Thanksgiving Traditions will inspire lively discussions, as will Rainbow City Learning’s Gratitude Slapdown.
- The big meal is a favorite for Misty Miller and her Thanksgiving Dinner Decimal Task Cards and also The Peanut Gallery and her Thanksgiving Dinner Writing Menu.
- You might go back for seconds of Lindsay Perro’s Thanksgiving Logic Puzzle, SpeechSnacks’ Feast of Turkey Topics, or The Bulletin Board Lady’s Patch of Politeness Character Education Bulletin Board.
- For some sweet dessert, try Language Arts Lessons by Lauren’s Fall Sensory Details Poems and wonder what it would be like If I Was a Turkey by Angela Hevron.
- Another fan favorite is Thanksgiving Projects for the whole month! It’s by LaProfesoraFrida and is a great resource for English and Foreign Language!
SLP & Special Needs Free Thanksgiving Resources Cornucopia
- A Sprinkle of Speech offers Thanksgiving Associations and Jenna Rayburn will help categorize with Category Turkeys. Talking of turkeys, how about Carrie Manchester’s Articulation Turkeys?
- Thank you, Julianne Ludwig for your Thanksgiving Preposition & Concept Matching Game and Splashy Speech Stuff for Thanksgiving Following Directions.
- Special Teacher Special Kids has a Thanksgiving Math activity and Amanda Butt has a Thanksgiving Literacy and Math; Kindergarten; Autism; Special Education pack of goodness.
Going back for one more piece of pie? Blair Turner also has a TpT Thanksgiving Freebies Linky Party on her blog One Lesson at a Time
And the TpT Search Results are a great place to find lots more Thanksgiving resources for which to be grateful.
I’m thankful for those of YOU who made it to the end of this (epic) blog post.
Please share the gift of TpT with a teacher friend today!