Turkey Pattern Sheet | Still Playing School

Turkey Pattern Sheet

Do you need a Thanksgiving center idea or an activity for kids to do while the meal is cooking? Our kids loved color sorting and creating feather patterns on our free Thanksgiving turkey printable!

Free turkey printable for kids to practice patterns! Make feathers with cereal, pasta, counters, or pompoms!

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This week's Playful Preschool theme is Nuts and Seeds! We used pistachio shells to make our patterns but you can invite children to make patterns with stickers, cereal, M&M's, different types of dried pasta, colored counters, Skittles, or anything else you have on hand. 

The turkey's feathers are the same pistachio shells that we dyed with liquid watercolors for our Monster Hands. First the kids sorted by color then we worked on creating repeating patterns for the turkey's feathers. 

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More Nuts & Seeds Activities from the Playful Preschool Team:
Nuts to You!: Squirrel Feeder by Mom Inspired Life

Number Word Punch: Counting Nuts by Tiny Tots Adventures

Seed and Letter Sensory Bin by Growing Book by Book

Growing Seeds by Learning 2 Walk

Exploring Chia Seeds by Powerful Mothering

Easy Sight Word Acorn Game by The Educators' Spin On It

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  1. That is a wonderful patterning activity. The turkey is adorable with all of the colorful shells.

  2. Great idea! The shells are really pretty. :)

  3. The shells are so pretty. I am loving this activity!

  4. Oh my goodness this is so cute and educational!

  5. What a colorful way to use the shells for patterns! Great seeds activity to use for Thanksgiving!