Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Thanksgiving Activities to Promote Literacy

In addition to reading a variety of Thanksgiving-related books, consider trying some other activities that promote literacy. The first activities involve following directions – excellent for building literacy skills!

This week I’ll give several suggestions for getting ready for Thanksgiving Day. Next week, I’ll offer several ideas and sites for using family cooking to promote literacy.


Many kids love making cards for family, friends and neighbors. Here are some ideas to get started.


Let your kids help make the Thanksgiving table festive.


Kaboose Thanksgiving Crafts  (click arrow to right of picture)
Artists Helping Artists Thanksgiving Crafts (scroll down to see list of crafts)

Thanksgiving is the perfect holiday for family cooking. Come back next week for using Thanksgiving cooking to promote literacy!

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