Planning a Thanksgiving feast

Every November, we celebrate Thanksgiving in our classroom in much the same way other classrooms around the country do: by having a Thanksgiving feast.  Today, I’d like to share with you the preparations that take place before our big celebration… Planning a Thanksgiving Feast by Teach Preschool The first thing we must do when preparing for our feast is to plan our menuPlanning a Thanksgiving Feast by Teach Preschool We must then begin to prepare our food.  We go out in search of the perfect turkeyPlanning a Thanksgiving Feast by Teach Preschool And then we prepare the pumpkin piesPlanning a Thanksgiving Feast by Teach Preschool Next we work on our table decorationsPlanning a Thanksgiving Feast by Teach Preschool At our feast, we must come dressed appropriately.  No outfit would be complete without a colorful necklacePlanning a Thanksgiving Feast by Teach Preschool And finally, once our feast has been prepared, it is time to give thanksPlanning a Thanksgiving Feast by Teach Preschool Available on Amazon Discover and Explore

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Deborah J. Stewart, M.Ed. has been working and teaching in the field of early childhood education for over 30 years. Deborah currently owns and teaches in her own part-time, private preschool called The Children’s Studio. Deborah’s deep passion for teaching and working with young children is documented and then graciously shared with millions of readers around the world through her blog and other social networking communities. Deborah believes that young children learn best through play and exploration and embraces this belief in all that she does in her own classroom so that she can effectively and passionately share rewarding, real- life, tried-and-true practices with other teachers, parents, and leaders across the field of early childhood education.


  1. Brenna November 6, 2013 at 7:01 am - Reply

    Great way to give the students ownership of their Thanksgiving lunch. Thank you for sharing.

  2. Julie November 6, 2013 at 9:01 am - Reply

    What is written below the handprint turkey pictures posted at the top of your blog entry? The handprints are so cute!!

    • Deborah J. Stewart, M.Ed. November 6, 2013 at 6:21 pm - Reply

      Hi Julie,
      Here is the poem…

      This isn’t just a turkey, as you can plainly see.
      I made it with my hand which is a part of me.
      It comes with lots of love, especially to say.
      I hope you have a very Happy Thanksgiving Day!

      Here is the handprint turkey post: 🙂

      • Julie November 6, 2013 at 7:18 pm

        Thank you! So cute!! 🙂

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