Explore the colors, scents, and textures of the season with these Thanksgiving sensory play activities. These ideas are terrific for your classrooms, homeschool, or fun ways to keep kids busy during Thanksgiving. You’ll find Thanksgiving sensory bins, small world play, scented paints, and play dough that will be perfect for your preschool Thanksgiving theme activities.
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Thanksgiving Sensory Play Activities
This Indian Corn Sensory Bag is a great fine motor activity for your kids!
Create a simple sensory fall art project with these Harvest Scented Paints.
This Harvest Sensory Bin is so easy to put together and only requires a few supplies!
This fall sensory bin is a great play center activity for your kids!
If your kids love cranberry sauce, then they will love this cranberry dough recipe!
This Native American themed small world is a great way to teach your kids about Indians and the Thanksgiving story.
This Thanksgiving turkey play dough invitation is a great way to play with turkeys without making a huge mess.
The colors and textures of corn make this indian corn sensory bin perfect for your kids!
This Thanksgiving turkey sensory bin is a fun way to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday.
If your kids love playing in the kitchen, they will love this Thanksgiving sensory bin activity!
Teach your kids all about the Mayflower using this Mayflower craft and science activity.
This fall sensory bin activity is the perfect way to keep kids busy while you make Thanksgiving dinner!
This Thanksgiving turkey sensory bottle is the perfect calming activity for the busy holiday season.
This Thanksgiving sensory tub is perfect for preschoolers and little learners.
If you are looking for an easy and no-cook dough recipe, you can’t go wrong with this Thanksgiving no-cook dough sensory play.
Your kids will love playing with Thanksgiving dinner foods in this unique Thanksgiving dinner sensory bin.
This Thanksgiving sensory bottle is a great way to teach kids about gratitude and thankfulness.
Make your own turkey using this turkey sensory bag for toddlers.
This Thanksgiving sensory soup water play activity takes all the best parts of Thanksgiving and turns them into a fun soup to play with!
More Thanksgiving Activities
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Watch this short video to see just a few examples of the types of activities and printables included in this set:
The 159-page Thanksgiving Lesson Plan Set includes hands-on activities and these additional printables:
1) Pumpkin Pie Letter Matching (in color and b/w)
2) Rhyming Turkey Game
3) Turkey Color Sorting Mats (in color and b/w)
4) Turkey Counting Mats 1-20 (in color and b/w)
5) Look at the Turkey Emergent Reader (3 variations)
6) How to Make a Pumpkin Pie Sequencing Cards (in color and b/w)
7) 0-35 Turkey Number Cards (4 variations)
8) Phoneme Segmentation Turkey Activity
9) Thanksgiving Taste Test Recording Sheet (in color and b/w)
10) Thanksgiving Picture-Word Cards (in color and b/w)
11) Thanksgiving Roll and Graph (2 variations, in color and b/w)
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