Tag: Thanksgiving

  • The 3 Sisters: Squash – Pumpkins

    The 3 Sisters: Squash – Pumpkins

    Did you know… Native Americans called pumpkins, “isqoutm squash” Recipe: Original Pumpkin Pie (with a modern twist) and Roasted Pumpkin Seeds One of the first pumpkin pies were baked right in the pumpkin shell! A delicious custard was prepared and poured into a cleaned out pumpkin and the whole thing was baked until the pumpkin flesh was […]

  • Thanksgiving Jokes, Riddles, & Fun Comics

    Thanksgiving Jokes, Riddles, & Fun Comics

    Want a fun and inexpensive Thanksgiving activity the whole family can enjoy?Add some jokes, riddles, and fun comics to your Thanksgiving Day Fun Things To Do list!If you plan to make the project in the Thanksgiving Turkey Games and Activities post, you can easily use jokes and riddles for your feathers.The jokes and riddles on […]

  • Turkey Trivia With A Twist

    Turkey Trivia With A Twist

    Do you enjoy testing your knowledge of various topics? I thought it would be fun to put a little twist on a favorite game….Trivia. With this version of the game, I’d like you to look through the questions and answer them to the best of your ability and count how many questions you get right. […]

  • Cornucopias

    Cornucopias

    Wikipedia: Cornucopia – Information about the meaning, symbolism, mythology and the modern depictions of the cornucopia. Wonderopolis: What is a cornucopia? This site has an option that allows visitors to listen to the information given, and answers the questions: What is a cornucopia? Where did the cornucopia come from? and How do you make a […]

  • Thanksgiving Resources

    Thanksgiving Resources

    Investigate the First ThanksgivingNative American and English information, Facts and Myths, and harvest and trip info.Thanksgiving Day – Thanksgiving FunInformation about turkeys, pumpkins, cranberries, traditions, customs, the history of and more. Thanksgiving Crafts and Children’s Activities DLTK offers many fun ways to learn about Thanksgiving.Budget Homeschool: Thanksgiving LinksLong List of links that include: The history of […]

  • Thanksgiving Activities

    Thanksgiving Activities by Fran W. Thanksgiving – Connect to all the activities under this label to see a picture and begin reading the activity. Three Sister Mat An Introduction to the Three Sisters – Learn about the Three Sisters, companion planting and make a craft that features the sisters that can be used as a placemat or centerpiece. Three […]

  • Fall Cut-Outs

    Fall Cut-Out by Fran W.   Fall cut-outs are a fun and creative way to accent a window or a wall. To make a cut-out, you will need:  Construction paper, a craft knife, pencil, tissue paper, glue and tape What to do…  Draw a picture on one side of your construction paper and use a […]

  • Thanksgiving Turkey Games and Activities

    Thanksgiving Turkey Games and Activities

    Betty Jo, of Still Learning Something New, asked me if I could come up with a Thanksgiving game for her and her family to enjoy. Not only did I come up with a turkey game container, I thought of a few other uses for it too! To make this game container, you will need… Clean, dry […]

  • Fall Holidays and Events

    Fall Holidays and Events

    Fall Activities that can be found on  FranW.com September 22 Autumn Equinox 26 Johnny Appleseed Day Apple activities   October 12 Columbus Day 31 Halloween Halloween activities   November  1  Day of the Dead  1  All Saints Day  2  All Souls Day 3 Election Day Learn about Voting, Victoria Woodhull, Women’s Suffrage Movement 11 Veterans Day/Remembrance Day […]

  • History of Thanksgiving

    Symbols of Thanksgiving by Becka V. Did you know…  Thanksgiving has been observed as a national holiday since Lincoln’s presidency! Activity: Make a Symbolic Thanksgiving Centerpiece You’ll need:  A recycled container (oatmeal, coffee can, vegetable/fruit can, etc.) Construction paper Scissors White glue Hot glue Symbols of Thanksgiving Basic craft supplies – paint, paint brushes, markers, […]

  • Wild Turkeys

    Wild Turkeys

        Did you know…   Benjamin Franklin wanted our national bird to be a turkey! Today’s Activities: Hand and foot turkey and Writing with a feather   Activity 1:  Hand and Foot Turkey – Family Style You may find it interesting to look at these wild turkeys before you begin this activity.     […]

  • The 3 Sisters: Squash – Pumpkins

    Did you know… Native Americans called pumpkins, “isqoutm squash” Recipe: Original Pumpkin Pie (with a modern twist) and Roasted Pumpkin Seeds One of the first pumpkin pies were baked right in the pumpkin shell! A delicious custard was prepared and poured into a cleaned out pumpkin and the whole thing was baked until the pumpkin flesh was […]