It's time! It's TURKEY time!
It's time for a Turkey RoundUP of ideas for giving thanks.
How are your plans for Thanksgiving progressing?
Let's get this party started with a Thanksgiving bulletin board.
Thanksgiving is just around the corner.
Here's some inspiration from my recent travels.
The cornucopia bulletin board above was on display at the ABC Academy.
Everything's bigger in Texas!
One classroom had the individual projects hanging from the ceiling.
The third room had the individual projects displayed on their bulletin board.
Here's a turkey painting from the M.D. Anderson display at the Houston airport.
LUV LUV LUV the color!
Here's a 'close-up' of a Thanksgiving themed classroom door.
Those are the teacher's turkey painted hand prints below.
Next you can see the entire PreKindergarten classroom door.
The PreK hand painted turkeys dance across the paper covered entrance.
Speaking of the simplicity of the traditional hand print turkey......
here's a version with a delightful little poem accompaniment.
This came as a card last year from my Wonder-Boy,
with the rhyme on the inside of the card.
And from across the country.............
here's what those painted gobblers look like in Colorado.
Presenting children's art to the world is all about the matting and frame.
Even the simplest of pieces take on significance when presented with flair.
Also thought that it would be helpful to have some flashbacks from this time last year. Enjoy these delights from years passed. If you've spent much time here at all with me, you're probably aware how much I appreciate 'open-ended' art projects. Take a look at these next two different sets of turkey feathers! LUV LUV LUV 'em!!!
I thought it might be helpful for my pinning friends to combine the two images for your ease of comparing the two ideas. Similar in their goals, yet slightly different outcomes. YES! I'm grateful for every, single pin!
These media explorations are absolutely brilliant!
All of these various images are from my Author/Illustrator school visits.
I work hard at documenting what I see so on my travels, so that I can share it here with my wider cyber family of teacher friends.
Any holiday craft project built upon a paper plate is certain to be replicated.
ENJOY these ideas!
Several of these projects were from a year ago during my visit in Tampa.
Just imagine an entire bulletin board of this color!
Are you focused on math skill building?
Feathers lend themselves to being counted.
I'm guessing the number of the day below was seven.
Here's the turkey beginning of the kindergarten-made Thanksgiving student book based on the rhythm of,
"Brown Bear, Brown Bear."
|Kindergarten Book Creations for Thanksgiving Story|
If you want to see how these books develop -- Mayflower and pilgrims, then you need to click back to this earlier article for the specifics. They turned out so clever. Yes. Its history over-simplified.
Time to wrap up this RoundUP. Let me conclude with one of my all time favorite bulletin board ideas. If you look closely you will see that each feather has been 'decorated' and colored by the student who is enumerating their thankfulness. What a crowning exercise to help little ones express their appreciation.
|Thanksgiving Bulletin Board with Thankful Turkey Feathers Colored by YOUNG Students|
I hope that these ideas have your wheels turning for the several days leading up to all things of thanks. I'm so happy to have the opportunity to share creativity here. Thanks for your continued support as we begin our second million page views. We're safely back to FL and now preparing for my second of four trips to Texas. I have much to enumerate in my thankfulness.
Later this week I have an article of turkeys decorated by kindergarten families.
|Family Turkey Projects in Kindergarten|
|Come see the turkey FOOTprints!|
-- Debbie --
|Yes! I have a new store!!!|
This post was added to Tot School Tuesday at see Vanessa Craft