Turkey toss drawings

This is a fun game to invite young children to explore the drawing process and today, we tossed the dice to inspire some rather unique turkey drawings…

Tossing up Turkeys: A simple drawing game by Teach Preschool

The children started by drawing a circle on their paper for a turkey body…

Tossing up Turkeys: A simple drawing game by Teach Preschool

Once they had their version of a turkey body on the paper then the children tossed the dice to find out what color or kind of feather they should add to their turkey…

Tossing up Turkeys: A simple drawing game by Teach Preschool

Some of the children tossed up squiggly lines to draw while others tossed up feathers to draw…

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As you can see, the children weren’t all that worried about drawing a typical turkey. Instead, they focused on drawing the lines and shapes they saw on the wooden dice any way they wished…

Tossing up Turkeys: A simple drawing game by Teach Preschool

Each drawing was beautiful in its own way…

Tossing up Turkeys: A simple drawing game by Teach Preschool

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By |2013-11-26T06:00:14+00:00November 26th, 2013|

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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.

2 Comments

  1. nancy brunner November 26, 2013 at 6:10 pm - Reply

    Just curious Deborah……did you do this at your centers or as a large group activity? Your ideas are amazing! Have a Happy Thanksgiving!

    • Deborah J. Stewart, M.Ed. November 26, 2013 at 9:49 pm - Reply

      As a small group activity:)

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