Preschool Thanksgiving Science



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Popcorn
Use an air popper to pop corn with your class. Before you pop the popcorn let your children feel the kernels and describe how they feel. Have your children feel the popped kernels and compare them to the unpopped.
My Favorite Thanksgiving Food
Work with your class to graph favorite Thanksgiving foods. Hang the completed graph and try to make the favorite food.
Turkey Feathers
Set out and label a variety of bird feathers in your science area. Encourage your children to use magnifying glasses examine the different bird feathers.
  • Make sure to disinfect your childrens hands after this project
    Instant Pumpkin Pudding
    Have each child mix mix two tablespoons pumpkin pie filling, two tablespoons marshmallow crème, and one tablespoon whipped topping. Write out the directions with both words and pictures and display them for your children to follow.
    Beaded Necklaces
    Provide your children with a variety of beads and encourage them to sring them onto yarn to form patterned necklaces.
    Turkey Feather Counting
    Cut out five turkeys from felt and write a number on each one. Cut out turkey feathers from different colors of felt and have your children place the correct number of feathers onto each turkey.