Racing Turkeys Number Line Game (via Mom Inspired Life)
Improve counting skills and fine motor skills with this fun number-line game. Roll the die to see which turkey will get to the end of the line first!
Items needed: dice, clothespins, feathers, googly eyes, construction paper (red and orange), poster board, black marker
Stuff the Turkey Game (via Kid Friendly Things to Do)
Work on eye-body coordination as well as counting. Roll a die to see how many steps to take away from the turkey. Do you have older kids as well? Use multiple dice to have them walk back even further for an additional challenge. If they are a lot older, have them multiply the two dice instead of simply adding them.
Items needed: 1 large brown paper bag, 2 small lunch-size brown paper bags, scraps of paper, 2 pieces of tissue paper, stapler, glue, dice
Turkey Feather Name Recognition (via Modern Preschool)
Improve name recognition with this turkey matching exercise. If you’d like to work on color matching as well, you could make each letter a different color.
Items needed: paper plate, brown paint, circle stickers, googly eyes, construction paper, clothespins, marker
Turkey Baster Relay (via Inspired Tree House)
Race to get the feathers in the box! It’s a great fine motor skills game, but you can add to the learning by asking your children to count the feathers as they get them into the box or ask them to sort the feathers by color when they’re finished.
Items needed: baster, feathers, small box
Thanksgiving Stem-Building Cranberry Structures (via Little Bins for Little Hands)
Test out your kids’ engineering skills by having some fun building structures from toothpicks and cranberries. Problem-solving and counting are all part of this activity.
Items needed: cranberries, toothpicks