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Q-Tip Turkey Feather Trace & Count Activity

INSIDE: Q-tip turkey feather trace and count -Dye Turkey Craft is an easy fine motor and counting activity for toddlers and preschoolers. Practice counting will working on pre-writing skills this Thanksgiving!

Q-Tip Turkey Feather Trace

This activity is a great hands-on way for toddlers and preschoolers to practice their pre-writing skills during Thanksgiving. Your little one will use a q-tip to trace along with turkey feathers while at the same counting. This brightly coloured math activity also involves painting. A wonderful mix of learning and fun!

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How to Make Q-Tip Turkey Counting Cards

  1. Fold your orange construction paper twice and use the scissors to cut it into 4 small rectangles.

2. Draw a turkey, with eyes, beak and snoods using your brown, red and orange markers.

3. Write a number in the turkey body including a dots to represent that number.

4. Draw that number of feathers around the turkey to correspond to the number on the turkey.

For Preschoolers: You can not draw the feathers and let them create them on their own while they count.

For Toddlers: Draw the feathers and let them trace to help them practice learning one to one correspondence and counting.

Time to Trace Turkey Feathers

Add a few blogs of your washable kids paint to a paper plate and set your q-tips beside it. Invite your toddler or preschooler to use the q-tips to trace the feathers. For toddlers, demonstrate how to do this for them by tracing one of the feathers using the q-tips while they watch.

Playful Questions to Ask

How many feathers are on the first turkey?

What colour did you make when you mixed ____ and ____?

Supplies

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  • Red and orange construction paper
  • Brown, red and orange Sharpie or marker
  • Washable kids paint
  • Q-Tips
  • Scissors
  • Paper Plate

WILL YOU TRY Q-TIP TURKEY FEATHER TRACE & COUNT WITH YOUR TODDLER OR PRESCHOOLER THIS THANKSGIVING? PIN IT FOR LATER!

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