Turkey, Turkey, Turkey… {30 Days of Thanksgiving Activities for Kids – Day 26}

Top Turkey Facts! 30 Days of Thanksgiving Activities for Kids from www.HowToHomeschoolMyChild.com

 

Happy Thanksgiving! Hope you and your family are having a relaxing holiday including…

Turkey, with all the trimmings . . . Turkey Facts. . .

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250 million . . .

That’s the estimated number of turkeys raised in the US the past 2 years.  They weighed about 7.9 billion pounds, with an estimated value of $4.5 billion., according to the US Census Bureau.

3 . . .

Three places in the US named after turkeys.

Turkey, Texas – 456 residents Turkey Creek, Louisiana – 361 residents Turkey, NC – 272 residents

109 . . .

Turkey consumption has increased 109 percent in the past 40 years because of the health benefits have been recognized.

Political Turkeys

Not just the common man eats turkey…turkeys are also eaten in the White House.  In 1947 the National Turkey Federation presented the President with a live turkey & 2 dressed turkeys for Thanksgiving.  After the ceremony, the live turkey travels to Disneyland to live permanently.

 

Previous 30 Days of Thanksgiving Activities for Kids:

  1. Make a Thankful List
  2. Write a Thank You Note
  3. Start a Family Bible Study
  4. Read Together
  5. Chalkboard Thanks
  6. Gratitude Journal
  7. Adopt A Soldier
  8. History of Thanksgiving Unit Study
  9. Give Thanks Copywork
  10. Candy Corn Centerpiece
  11. First Thanksgiving Unit Study
  12. Family Thanksgiving Worship Service
  13. Thanksgiving Writing Prompts
  14. Pilgrim Comparison Writing
  15. Turkey & Pilgrim Hat Cookies
  16. Grandma’s Pinecone Turkey
  17. Mayflower Compact
  18. Thanksgiving Jeopardy
  19. Give Thanks at the Table
  20. Photo Booth Props
  21. Turkey Silverware Napkin Ring
  22. Thankful For You…
  23. Homemade Butter Recipe
  24. Thankful Turkey Hand Art
  25. How To Fry a Turkey

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