Super Simple Thanksgiving Activities: Fun and Easy Holiday Projects for Kids

From the Series Super Simple Holidays
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Get ready to give thanks and make crafts! Kids will learn all about Thanksgiving and its traditions with Super Simple Thanksgiving Activities. Then, explore ways they can celebrate the Thanksgiving season by making a gratitude wreath, a plump pumpkin centerpiece, and more. Colorful photos and step-by-step instructions make each project super easy and super fun. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Super Sandcastle is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 4
Reading Level Grade 2
Copyright 2018
BISACS JNF015000, JNF026060
Genre Nonfiction
Publisher Abdo Publishing
Imprint Super Sandcastle
Series Super Simple Holidays
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Lexile 550
ISBN 9781532112478
Title Format Reinforced book
Release Date 2017-12-15
Author Megan Borgert-Spaniol
Features Glossary of key words, Note to parents and educators, Reviewed, Table of contents
Dewey 745.5941649
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 9.5 x 7.75
Guided Reading Level N

Super Simple Holidays – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

The projects in each of these crafting guides combine skills young people already possess (cutting, gluing) and talents requiring a bit more precision (measuring, tracing). The necessary materials in each title are mostly common classroom items: construction paper, tape, yarn, glue—and a few special supplies such as air-dry clay or a battery-powered candle. Most of the end results are decorative (wreaths, garlands, ornaments, and mobiles), but kids will also find a number of games, costume items, cards, and edible crafts. Many can be adapted to fit other themes: the patriotic wreath craft in Presidents’ Day would work any time of year, as could the “star-spangled wind sock.” Thomas Jefferson’s wig, made of cotton balls glued to a paper bag, is sure to elicit laughs. Occasional photos of real kids in action add credence to the achievability of these endeavors. This series contains a bevy of workhorse activities and is an excellent addition to maker spaces.

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