Turkeys are large birds that are popular in North America. Due to this popularity, Benjamin Franklin wanted the turkey to be the national bird of the United States, instead of the bald eagle! Learn more about turkeys and their life cycle with these great resources.
Wild turkeys live all over the United States, among other places, while domestic turkeys are raised on farms for meals. They are such big birds that they can weigh as much as a small dog! Another fascinating fact it that the color of their head and throat will change depending on what mood they are in!
Males and females are quite different, with females being smaller and not as colourful. Male turkeys also have up to 6,000 feathers, including 18 tail feathers that make up their fan. Male turkeys, known as toms, can also gobble, but females, known as hens, can’t. Learn more about turkeys with the following fun resources!
For kids who are just learning to read and write, they will love learning about the life cycle of turkeys with these fun easy read books.
Young children who love hands-on activities will love this fun and exciting turkey lapbook. With so many elements to complete, they will learn so much while enjoying putting it all together.
Learn about turkeys and their life cycle with these Turkey Life Cycle Printables, aimed at children in preschool and kindergarten through grade 2.
These Turkey Cards make learning about their life cycle so much fun!
After studying about the life cycle of turkeys, children can complete one of these flip books writing what they have learnt in their own words.
Your kids will love “feeding” the turkey addition problem pie in this Turkey & Pie Addition Game!
With this printable turkey feather matching game, will enjoy building their counting skills, number word recognition.
Practice counting and number recognition in preschool and kindergarten with this adorable 10 Little Turkeys preschool song.
A fun way for toddlers to learn more about turkeys is with these easy to create Turkey Crafts.