Thanksgiving is almost here, and for most of us that means…TURKEY! But how does that delicious turkey get to our plates? Where does it come from? If you said, “the grocery store,” you may want to check out this month’s lesson.

The lesson and activities below are most appropriate for preschool through 2nd grade, but there’s lots of great information for all ages.

Gobble! Gobble! A Homeschool Lesson About Turkeys

A Homeschool Lesson About Turkeys

Download Lesson (pdf)

Download Activity Worksheet (pdf)

Related Activities

Turkey Card

Once again, Sarah at The Farmwife Crafts has created a truly amazing craft to go along with this lesson. These turkey cards are a great way to tell someone you are thankful they are in your life!

Here are some other turkey activities:

Turkey Facts Nonfiction Unit

Watercolor Turkeys

Paint Chip Turkey Writing Craftivity

Color-by-Number Turkey

Turkey Acrostic Poem

Label the Turkey Printables

If I Had a Pet Turkey Writing Prompt

Recommended Reading:



Turkey by Curious Kids Press

I’m a Turkey! by Jim Aronsky

Turkeys on the Farm by Mary C. Schuh

Animals on the Farm: Turkeys by Aaron Carr

Turkeys on the Family Farm by Chana Stiefel

Turkeys (A Blastoff! Reader) by Hollie Endres

10 Fat Turkeys by Tony Johnston

Stay tuned next month for another fun homeschooling unit that ties agricultural education in with math, reading, science, and more! In the meantime, find lots more fun homeschooling ideas on my Homeschool Pinterest Board. And don’t miss last month’s lesson, How Does the Pork Get to Your Fork?