Happy Thanksgiving! Hope you and your family are having a relaxing holiday including…
Turkey, with all the trimmings . . . Turkey Facts. . .
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.
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:
- Make a Thankful List
- Write a Thank You Note
- Start a Family Bible Study
- Read Together
- Chalkboard Thanks
- Gratitude Journal
- Adopt A Soldier
- History of Thanksgiving Unit Study
- Give Thanks Copywork
- Candy Corn Centerpiece
- First Thanksgiving Unit Study
- Family Thanksgiving Worship Service
- Thanksgiving Writing Prompts
- Pilgrim Comparison Writing
- Turkey & Pilgrim Hat Cookies
- Grandma’s Pinecone Turkey
- Mayflower Compact
- Thanksgiving Jeopardy
- Give Thanks at the Table
- Photo Booth Props
- Turkey Silverware Napkin Ring
- Thankful For You…
- Homemade Butter Recipe
- Thankful Turkey Hand Art
- How To Fry a Turkey
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