Turkey Feather Shape Tracing

A fun new fine motor tracing activity for Thanksgiving. I’ve always love to change up how we do our fine motor. Since turkeys are always popular this time of year I thought I would put out a fast last minute fun turkey idea you can use.

This free turkey feather shape tracing is great for those last minute learning centers or while waiting for Thanksgiving dinner.

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I love last minute ideas that I can for holidays. I know that I’m always looking for something. It is crazy how busy we call can be. I know that at our house we love coloring activities and these are great for coloring and fine motor work.

There are 5 shapes in the set: circle, square, rectangle, diamond (or rhombus), and triangle

Each of the pages has a turkey with shapes to trace. You can see an example of the circle below. It has the turkey and shape feathers you can trace.

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How we use these printables

We love using crayons on these. You trace the shape in black and then have fun coloring the rest however you want! These are a great way for kids to be creative.

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You can also turn this into a watercolors activity. We traced the lines with a black oil pastel and then painted the leaves.

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If you want to use these over and over a sheet protectors is a great way to do this. You can put them all in and trace all they want with dry erase markers.

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Things to use with this printable

You can use just about any coloring item you can think of. Watercolors, colored pencils, oil pastels, and more!

What you will find in the printable

  • 1 turkey per page with shapes for the feathers
  • Shapes: circle, square, rectangle, diamond (or rhombus), and triangle
  • 5 pages

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15+ Hanukkah Activities and Printables

Hanukkah is such a fun time for my girls. They really love doing activities for it. I have a few things on the site for Hanukkah and I thought I would Round them all up plus a link to a few others for you! You are going to find printables, crafts, sensory bins, and books. Plus more will be added as we do activities.

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Hanukkah Printables

I have a small collection of printables for Hanukkah. I keep adding more as I make them. Each year something new is added. You will find themed packs, dot markers, writing and more. Keep at eye out as new things are added.

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Themed Packs

The first Hanukkah Pack is made to go with the book Sammy Spider’s First Hanukkah (Sammy Spider’s First Books)

Here is the Hanukkah Pack Update. It added 20 more pages to the original pack.

Looking for some dot marker or a way to count the nights here is the Hanukkah pack Extras.

Hanukkah: Learning to Read, ABCs, & Writing
Fun Hanukkah Themed Writing Paper is an easy way to do some Hanukkah themed writing. Plus there are other suggestions of how to use the paper.

The Hands-On Learning With Hanukkah Themed Word Puzzles is a great way to work on spelling for Hanukkah words.

A Fun Hanukkah Themed Easy Reader Book is a 8 page book with different Hanukkah themes in it.

Hanukkah: Numbers and Match

Hanukkah Counting Mats: 1 to 8 are great to use each night of Hanukkah.

Hanukkah: Other Printables
The Hanukkah Calendar is a fun to use during the month or just the 8 days of Hanukkah.

Hanukkah Placemats are loads of fun to use with kids. 3 different mats to use.

Check out these Other Hanukkah Printables:

Hanukkah Activities & Crafts

These are fun and easy hands-on crafts, paintings sensory bins and more. Check out all the fun hands-on activities and crafts you can do for Hanukkah!

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A fun and easy Hanukkah Sensory Bin with book activity put in with it. Loads of fun for kids to learn and play with.

This is a great activity to explore some of the shapes of Hanukkah Stamping.

Make a fun Menorah Window activity for Hanukkah. Plus check out the book we read with it as well.

Dreidel Graphing & Candle Color is a fun way to count and learn wiht the holiday.

We celebrate 2 Holidays and see here some ways we do it. Plus some book suggestions for both holidays together.

Hanukkah Pattern Block Fun: lots of hands-on learning fun! See how creative kids can be.

Hanukkah Dreidle & Candle Sensory Bin is a variation on our sensory bin that we have done before.

Hanukkah Rice Sensory Bin is easy to put together and fun to play in.

Check out these Other Hanukkah Activities:

Hanukkah Books

It is always fun to read books. Check out these 10+ Hanukkah Books.

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Learning to Read: CVC Interactive Word Books

I have just loved the different interactive books. I wanted to do some for learning to read. I’m starting off with a growing bundle of CVC Interactive Word Books!

These books are great for the beginner reader. They have simple sentences with matching pictures. Each of the books works on one CVC ending. These have fun ways for kids to learn their words.

CVC Interactive Word Books with 23+ word endings in an interactive easy reader book, no-prep worksheets and reader strips $ - 3Dinosaurs.com

I know that not every child learns the same way and not all teachers and homeschoolers are looking for the same thing. I wanted to add something beyond just an easy reader book. I wanted to give them some way to interact with the words while they read through the book.

I had five main goals when I start the CVC Interactive Word Books:

  • Have a fun way to learn and practice CVC word family words.
  • Read easy sentences with matching pictures highlighting one word ending.
  • Help beginner readers start reading.
  • Matching worksheets for each book.

I broke those goals into the three main parts of the set: the CVC interactive books, 2 worksheets that match the books, and reader strips.

This is a growing bundle with the first 7 books out, and more coming each week. The prices will go up as more books are added until it reaches the final sale price of $20.

Until November 18, 2018, grab the growing bundle at $10. That is 50% off the full price of $20.

A look at the Pages in the CVC Interactive Books

You start out with a fun sound it out page. This allows them to sound out each letter of the word with the dots at the bottom.

CVC Interactive Word Books with 23+ word endings in an interactive easy reader book, no-prep worksheets and reader strips $ - 3Dinosaurs.com

There is a page with 3 or 4 focus words for the book. You can trace the words and see the matching pictures.

CVC Interactive Word Books with 23+ word endings in an interactive easy reader book, no-prep worksheets and reader strips $ - 3Dinosaurs.com

You find and color all the words that end with the current word family ending. You can see all the -at words were colored.

CVC Interactive Word Books with 23+ word endings in an interactive easy reader book, no-prep worksheets and reader strips $ - 3Dinosaurs.com

Over the next few pages in the book, you have a focus word and that word in a sentence. You can color or trace the word. You could also underline the focus word in the sentences.

The first two pages in the reading section looks like these:

CVC Interactive Word Books with 23+ word endings in an interactive easy reader book, no-prep worksheets and reader strips $ - 3Dinosaurs.com

CVC Interactive Word Books with 23+ word endings in an interactive easy reader book, no-prep worksheets and reader strips $ - 3Dinosaurs.com

For the tracing pages they look like these two pages. If the book only has 3 words in it the last tracing page won’t be in the book.

CVC Interactive Word Books with 23+ word endings in an interactive easy reader book, no-prep worksheets and reader strips $ - 3Dinosaurs.com

CVC Interactive Word Books with 23+ word endings in an interactive easy reader book, no-prep worksheets and reader strips $ - 3Dinosaurs.com

The Matching Worksheets

Each of the books has a matching worksheet. The worksheet will have the same sentences from the book. There is the option of tracing the words or writing the words in.

These work as a great review after reading the book or just using the worksheet by itself is also easy to do. The worksheets are no-prep which makes it easy to just print and use.

CVC Interactive Word Books with 23+ word endings in an interactive easy reader book, no-prep worksheets and reader strips $ - 3Dinosaurs.com

The Reading Strips

These reading strips match the book and the worksheet. It is a way kids can just run through the sentences from the book. They come in color and black and white.

I recommend laminating them to help them last longer. There is a circle in the corner to punch the cards and put them on a ring.

CVC Interactive Word Books with 23+ word endings in an interactive easy reader book, no-prep worksheets and reader strips $ - 3Dinosaurs.com

What you will find in the CVC Interactive Word Books

You will have 23+ books with 3 to 4 focus words in each book. They will have matching worksheets and easy reader strips. Fun little books for kids to read

This is a growing bundle the first 7 books are out currently and more coming each week.

CVC Interactive Word Books with 23+ word endings in an interactive easy reader book, no-prep worksheets and reader strips $ - 3Dinosaurs.com

What you will find in these printables:

  • CVC Word endings: -ab, -ad, -ag, -am, -an, -ap, -at, -ed, -eg, -en, -et, -id, -ig, -in, -ip, -it, -ob, -od, -og, -op, -ot, -ub, -um, -un, -ut
  • 2 different CVC Worksheets with tracing the word or writing in a sentence – No Prep
  • Reading Strips – Color & Black & White
  • CVC Interactive Book Single Print
  • CVC Interactive Book Teacher Print
  • 23+ books
  • Price: $20
Until November 18, 2018, grab the growing bundle at $10. That is 50% off the full price of $20.

You can check out a sample of the books here.

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