Thanksgiving: Fun Friday features

Last week our fellow bloggers shared some awesome Thanksgiving activities in the Discover and Explore linky.  Today I’m sharing four different ways to make “gratitude trees” or “thankful trees.”  These trees are a fun way for children to express their thoughts of thankfulness…

Discover and Explore

Mrs. O’Daniels shared these colorful thankful trees that her children made for their grandparents…

Thanksgiving: Fun Friday features

Adventures in Wunderland shared this really sweet handprint thankful tree

Thanksgiving: Fun Friday features by Teach Preschool

Makeovers and Motherhood shared a printable template for their thankfulness trees

Thanksgiving: Fun Friday features by Teach Preschool

And our last feature is a wall of thankful leaves shared by What Do We Do All Day.  While this isn’t a tree, the idea could certainly be extended by creating a tree for these beautiful leaves…

Thanksgiving: Fun Friday features by Teach Preschool

I’d like to thank all of our blogger friends for sharing their wonderful Thanksgiving ideas with us!

And the fun never stops as we continue Fun Friday over on the Teach Preschool Facebook Page.  I invite you to come check out what our fellow bloggers are sharing this week!  To see what others are sharing, you must be viewing a desktop version of the Teach Preschool Facebook Page.  From the Teach Preschool Facebook Page, click the tab just below the header that says Highlights.  Then click on Posts by Others.  We will be sharing a few of our favorite posts on our wall throughout the day.

More Thanksgiving Ideas from the Discover and Explore Co-hosts

Thanksgiving Activities from the Discover and Explore co-hosts

Handmade Turkey Puzzle for Thanksgiving (KC Edventures)

Crafts for Kids: Beaded Napkin Rings (Buggy and Buddy)

Turkey Play Dough (Fantastic Fun and Learning)

Planning a Thanksgiving Feast (Teach Preschool)

Fine Motor Turkey Activities for Toddlers (Twodaloo)

By |2013-11-15T05:00:41+00:00November 15th, 2013|

About the Author:

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. Rachael~Adventures in Wunderland November 15, 2013 at 9:03 am - Reply

    Oh what a happy surprise to wake up and see that you had featured our Handprint Thankful Trees! Thank you for sharing!

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