This quick and easy art activity comes with a super cute poem sure to make any parent thankful.  Simply provide a small piece of brown construction paper for each child.  (Half a regular sheet of construction paper should be enough).  It’s often tricky for kindergarten children to trace their own hands, so it can help to have a partner to work with.  Of course, pretty much anything is more fun with feathers to decorate it.  Add a face and legs/feet with crayons.  You could also paint the children’s hands and have them press them onto paper, let them dry and then cut them out.

Here they’re shown decorating a November calendar, but they’d also make a lovely piece of artwork on their own, or perhaps a Thanksgiving card to go home to families.

The Turkey Hand Print Poem reads:

This isn’t just a turkey as you can plainly see.

I made it with my hand which is a part of me.

It comes with lots of love especially to say,

I hope you have a very Happy Thanksgiving Day!

Check out our Thanksgiving Songs and Poems and Fall Poems and Songs for more ways to celebrate the season!  Happy Thanksgiving!