Can you say these Thanksgiving tongue twisters ten times
Ten tricky two-toed turkeys trotted on the table.
Greedy gobblers grabbed the gravy.
Floyd flipped five fine flapjacks!
Six sick swans slurped soup slowly.
Chef chopped cheese chunks cheerfully.
Betty baked a better batch of buttered biscuits.
Eleven leaping lizards licked lovely lemon lollipops.
Peter Pilgrim picked a peck of pickled peppers;
a peck of pickled peppers, Peter Pilgrim picked.
If Peter Pilgrim picked a peck of pickled peppers,
where's the peck of pickled peppers Peter Pilgrim picked?
Peter Pilgrim picked pretty plump pumpkins!
Thanksgiving Turkey Trivia
Did you know...
The first meal on the moon by astronauts Neil Armstrong
and Buzz Aldrin,
in foil packets, was a roast turkey dinner!
Benjamin Franklin wanted our national bird to be the wild
turkey instead of the eagle.
Scientists have found turkey fossils that are 10 million
Male turkeys are called Toms. Female turkeys are
called Hens. A baby turkey is called a Poult.
A large group of turkeys is called a flock. A nest
of turkey eggs is called a clutch.
Only Tom turkeys gobble. Female turkeys make a
Domesticated (farm) turkeys can't fly, but wild turkeys
can fly for short distances,
up to 55 miles per hour. Wild turkeys can also run,
up to 25 miles per hour.
Full-grown turkeys have about 3,500 feathers!
Turkey gobbles can be heard from as far as a mile away.
95% of Americans eat turkey on Thanksgiving. They
eat 535 pounds of it!
The Pilgrims most likely ate turkey on the first
In Turkey, instead of "gobble, gobble", people
say turkeys say "glu glu."
Happy Thanksgiving from Family Education
Will you be driving rather than flying this holiday
season? Print out some family fun for the car to help make the trip whiz
by. And for more learning fun -- for less -- try these
Keep your kids busy with these Thanksgiving worksheets
instead of letting them zone out in front of the TV.
Puzzles and Coloring Sheets
Cards and Stationery
Make Your Own Placecards
Thanksgiving Dinner Mad Lib
Going to Grandma? Mad Lib
Got a taste for strange Thanksgiving facts? Dig in!
Turkey Trivia Quiz
Thanksgiving History Quiz
Thanksgiving Pop Culture
Whether you're on the road or at home, make this
Thanksgiving one to remember with these crafts and
Top Ten Things to Do
Besides Watching Football
Family Storytelling: The
Thanksgiving Story Wrap
Decorate your desktop with these free Thanksgiving
More Thanksgiving Downloads
Get ideas on how to whip up a holiday feast fit for
Recipes Kids Can Help Make
Favorite Family Recipes
How to Cook a Turkey
Fun on the
Many families are deciding to drive to Grandma's this
year instead of flying. Here are the activities and tips
you need to make your journey smooth and entertaining.
Harry Potter Word Search
The "What Would You
More Travel Fun
With Our Warmest Good Wishes to You!
We hope you know that we've been
thinking especially of you. Over the
miles and through all the days apart,
you have been in so many of our
wishes and happiest thoughts.
Time cannot change the kind of
feelings held deep within the heart,
and no distance is so great that it
cannot be bridged by the warmest
wishes and the nicest memories
that life can give.
As this message comes your way,
we hope this day finds you enjoying
a wondrous time... with so much
to be thankful for.
-Poem by J.M. Colter
Links for Thanksgiving
Star*Dreamer's Turkey Day
Thanksgiving Stories, Poems, Songs, Graces for Kids
Jersey Cats Celebrate
Activities - Crafts for Children
Bear's Thanksgiving Page
Thanksgiving Page Just for Kids
Thanksgiving Fun for Kids
Thanksgiving Day Parade
(Iroquois) Paper Dolls
Tour of Plimoth Plantation
Thanksgiving at A Kids Heart
Q. When did the Pilgrims first say "God bless
A. The first time they heard America sneeze!
Q. What are unhappy cranberries called?
Q. What's blue and covered with feathers?
A. A turkey holding its breath!
Q. What's the key to a good Thanksgiving dinner?
A. The turKEY!
Q. If April showers bring May flowers, what do May
Q. What do you get when you cross a turkey with a
A. Lots of drumsticks!
Q. What would you call a pet squash?
A. Call it anything you want- it won't hear you!
Q. What did the farmer say to the green pumpkin?
A. Why orange you orange?
Q. Why did the turkey cross the road?
A. It was the chicken's day off!
Q. When the Pilgrims landed, where did they stand?
A. On their feet!
Q. hy didn't the turkey eat dessert?
A. He was stuffed!
Q. What cat discovered America?
A. Christofurry Columbus!
Q. What's the best thing to put into a pumpkin pie?
A. Your teeth!
Q. Why did they let the turkey join the band?
A. He had the drumsticks!
Q. What would you get if you crossed a turkey with an
A. Eight feather dusters!
Q. What kind of vegetables would you like for
A. Beets me!
Q. What's round, red, and wears a diaper?
A. A baby cranberry!
Q. What smells the best at a Thanksgiving dinner?
A. Your nose!
Q. Why did the turkey sit on the tomahawk?
A. To hatchet.
Q. Why did the Pilgrim eat a candle?
A. He wanted a light snack!
Q. What kind of music did the Pilgrims listen to?
A. Plymouth Rock!
Q. Why do Turkeys gobble, gobble?
A. They never learned good table manners!
Q. What always comes at the end of Thanksgiving?
A. The letter "g"!
Dewey have to wait long to eat?
Waddle I do if you don't open the door?
Harry up, I'm hungry!
Gladys Thanksgiving. Aren't you?
Napkin Rings- a Thanksgivng craft activity for kids
Placemats- a Thanksgiving Craft Activity for Kids