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Thanksgiving Activities

10 FREE (and AWESOME!) Thanksgiving Activities You Can Download Now

Fun Thanksgiving Activities for Your Elementary Students Tired of the same old “trace your hand” Thanksgiving Activities? This post has lots of ideas to spice up the holiday season. (Did the word spice make you want a latte like it did me?) Check out the freebies we’ve included, and grab as many as you’ll use. Critical Thinking Thanksgiving Activities Thanksgiving Analogies Analogies are fun little

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Looking for some ways to incorporate history into your Thanksgiving language arts activities? This guest post shares a variety of different suggestions to pull in that history connection while teaching language arts. Click through to get some Thanksgiving teaching ideas for middle school!

Thanksgiving Language Arts Activities with a History Connection

Minds in Bloom is excited to welcome Sharon Fabian, of Classroom in the Middle, back to the blog today! Please enjoy her guest post about Thanksgiving language arts activities that have a history connection! Fall holidays are such a fun time in the classroom – classroom walls everywhere are exhibiting projects in autumn shades of orange, brown, and gold. But by the time kids have

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Thanksgiving Writing Prompts Papers

20 Thanksgiving Writing Prompts

Need some Thanksgiving writing prompts? We gotcha covered! Thanksgiving is nearly here, and I know you want to keep your students thinking and writing till Turkey Day. Here are some fun Thanksgiving writing prompts that will do just that. Perfect for journals, writing centers, bell work, or discussion! Try some of these with your students! You may also want some Thanksgiving writing paper! We have

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My Thanksgiving Wish for You: Be a Pearl

I got this little plaque on a recent trip to Cannon Beach, Oregon (and if you want one, then you can get it here). It occurs to me that in many ways, parents and teachers are the ultimate oysters…dedicating the majority of our lives to raising our little pearls, which is not a bad thing at all. But always being the oyster can be exhausting and

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Thanksgiving books provide a fun and relaxed way to teach about this special holiday and its history. Minds in Bloom followers share their favorite Thanksgiving books that they read to their students in their classrooms. Check out the list for inspiration!

Thanksgiving Books to Read Out Loud

Once again I asked my Facebook followers for their favorite Thanksgiving books. Of course, they had some terrific suggestions. Old favorites as well as some with which I am not familiar. You can click on any title or image to be taken to Amazon for more details. NOTE: As Amazon Associates, we earn from qualifying purchases. A Turkey for Thanksgiving by Eve Bunting “I use it

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Thanksgiving Activities

Thanksgiving Challenge! Fun and FREE

Click here to get some free Thanksgiving-themed writing paper! Looking for an Engaging Thanksgiving activity? When I first started creating challenge worksheets, I was blown away by how many teachers said they loved them! So, I decided to create a similar activity for Thanksgiving. Your students will love this fun combination of creative thinking, trivia/research, and math. You can use it in class as bell

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