Turkey Books for the Classroom


Can you believe Thanksgiving is just around the corner? I love teaching about turkeys the week before our November break. There are some great turkey books that my students love. Here are a few of our favorite turkey read-alouds we read in our classroom.

Turkey Books for the classroom

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Favorite Turkey Books for the Classroom

Our classroom bookshelf is filled with these turkey books. What are some of your favorite turkey books?

Turk and Runt: A Thanksgiving Comedy

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Turk and Runt is a silly book about a turkey who tries to get the attention of his family. Your students will love this one!

Turkey Trouble

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Turkey Trouble is a class favorite. Turkey does not want to be eaten on Thanksgiving, so he tries out various costumes to disguise himself. He goes through many costumes before he finds one that actually works.

A Plump and Perky Turkey

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A Pump and Perkey Turkey is a silly story about a turkey who outsmarts a town to escape being the main course of Thanksgiving. If this is a story you love, be sure to check out our Plump and Perky read-aloud kit.

10 Fat Turkeys

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10 Fat Turkeys is a silly counting book that also rhymes, so you can practice counting and phonemic awareness.

How to Catch a Turkey

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How to Catch a Turkey is a great book to incorporate STEM into. Have your students design a turkey trap!

There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed a Turkey

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There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed a Turkey is a book in the Old Lady series. My students love to see what she eats throughout the story.

A Turkey For Thanksgiving

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A Turkey For Thanksgiving is about Mr. Moose and his friends, who search for a real turkey for their Thanksgiving table. It turns out they want him as a guest, rather than part of the feast.

A Very Stuffed Turkey

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A Very Stuffed Turkey is about a turkey who needs to attend five Thanksgiving dinners. Can he do it?

There you have it, some of our favorite turkey books. What are some of your favorite turkey books for the classroom?

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