Everyone who teaches young children needs songs and activities that students can sing and move to. Elementary teachers who like to sing in their classroom will love this playlist of Thanksgiving and Turkey songs and activities. These songs and activities work well for primary teachers, music teachers and preschool teachers for literacy, sing a- longs, brain breaks and morning meetings in your classroom.
Here are my top 10 songs and activities for Thanksgiving and turkey time for Preschool and Kindergarten.
Thanksgiving and Turkey Songs & Activities for Kids
10 Thanksgiving and Turkey Songs and Videos for Preschool through Second Grade
“I Love Fall Food” Thanksgiving song about fall foods at Thanksgiving time. Use this song as part of your singing time, Thanksgiving celebrations, or as part of your group shared reading time. You can also use it as a music program song.
“November” Song of the Month- Sing and Spell “November”. Teaches that November has 30 days and that winter is approaching. Perfect for Kindergarten weather lessons, morning meetings. Singing this song in music class helps students connect content learning in their regular classroom. You can also use it as a music program song.
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- Song for the Month of November
- November Action Song to learn about the month of November.
- November song to read and sing about winter, Thanksgiving and Veterans Day. November has 30 days.
- Sing this easy to learn song for the month of November.
- Singing is a great way to learn to read. Use this song in your classes to READ-SING-MOVE.
TURKEY FREEZE DANCE – This is the perfect activity to use for indoor recess! Encourage the kids to move without yelling or talking. When it’s time to FREEZE it’s time to be as silent as a falling leaf! Change your “freeze” action to having students sit on the floor. You could even pause the movie until everyone is quiet. Then begin again!
TURKEY DANCE “DO THE TURKEY DANCE”– A great brain break for elementary primary classes. This action song is great to help students with gross motor coordination skills, patterns and right/left movement. Or, use this song in a movement activity, performance, class performance or party.
THE TURKEY LURKEY (THE TURKEY HOKEY POKEY)- This activity is definitely one to gobble about! Right/Left directional word action practice, following directions, crossing the mid-line and exercising gross motor muscles- and HAVING FUN!
The Turkey Lurkey (The Turkey Hokey Pokey)- Brain Break Activity
Five Fat Turkey’s Song and Music Lesson
TURKEY SCARF ACTIVITY #1- Do you have scarves in your classroom? If so, then you will love using this scarf activity. I have my students move to scarves “silently”. I tell them that afterwards we’ll do a “turkey” activity where they can “gobble, gobble” and run around the barnyard.
Farm Action Song “Come on Down to the Barnyard Dance”– Learning about farm animals? This action song is perfect to reinforce animal names while moving!
Looking for more November Music Lesson Ideas?
November Poems and Songs with Literacy Activities– Get 8 songs and poems with video and google slides, literacy activities and song sheets.
If you haven’t purchased scarves yet- then you may want to check out these scarves on my Amazon Link.
Looking for more NOVEMBER SONGS AND ACTIVITIES for the Elementary Music Classroom?
READ this blog post: NOVEMBER AND THANKSGIVING MUSIC ACTIVITIES
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Everyone who teaches young children needs songs and activities that students can sing and move to. If you like to sing in your classroom, then you’ll love this playlist of Thanksgiving and Turkey songs and activities. These songs and activities work well for sing a- longs, brain breaks and having fun in your classroom.