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You are invited to download the Turkey Pack with learning printables for preschool and kindergarten children. Use this resource with clear true-to-life images and photographs to create hands-on fall-themed activities for your students or for exploring birds and autumn animals in your classroom.
Children will learn stages of the turkey life cycle, and parts of a tom turkey, practice sequencing skills, and work to improve their concentration and fine motor skills.
This resource contains a turkey life cycle poster, worksheet, 3-part cards, and parts of a turkey printable.
Here is what’s included:
- Turkey life cycle poster
- Turkey life cycle 3 part cards
- Turkey life cycle coloring, cutting, and pasting worksheet
- Turkey life cycle tracing strips
- Parts of a Tom Turkey poster
- Parts of a Tom Turkey booklet (independent writing)
- Parts of a Tom Turkey poster minus labels
- Parts of a Tom Turkey labels
- Parts of a Tom Turkey 3 part cards
- Parts of a Turkey information cards
- Parts of a Turkey tracing & independent writing
Age: Preschool ages 3 – 6 years
Subjects and uses in the classroom: Farm, Birds, Autumn, Nature Table, Science Centers, Fine motor, Prewriting
How to use this resource:
Parts of a Turkey – Gather books about turkey for children to explore. Print posters and label cards on cardstock and laminate. Cut individual label cards. Attach clear velcro to the poster without labels and label cards.
Present the poster – name all parts and invite the students to share their thoughts on the various functions of each part and make their own research. Then read each label and invite the student to match it to the corresponding part of the turkey’s body.
Life cycle poster – print on cardstock and laminate. Present all stages of the turkey’s life cycle. Invite the children to retell them or tell their own story that features all the stages.
get the LIFE CYCLE toy figurines here
Turkey life cycle 3- part cards – Print on cardstock and laminate if you wish to preserve colors and card quality for future use. Place picture cards in a column and invite the children to match the picture to the picture and the word to the word. Present control cards and invite the child to lay the stages of the cycle in the correct order.
Turkey life cycle line art – supply scissors, glue, and coloring pencils. Invite the student to color and cut cards and glue them into the correct sequence.
Turkey tracing/labeling and coloring worksheets – print on cardstock and laminate. Supply an erasable pen. Invite the child to trace the words and color corresponding images. Alternatively, print pages on regular printing paper and invite the child to trace or label parts of a turkey and turkey life cycle.
You might like to invite the students to compare the life cycle of a turkey with other vertebrates.
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