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Thanksgiving

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Category: Thanksgiving

Clever cookies & snacks Thanksgiving
Jessica McMurdie

Grilled Cheese Turkey Gobbler Sandwich

Kids will enjoy making this twist on a classic grilled cheese sandwich! It’s a Turkey Sandwich without the turkey… but how can that be?! Using a knife to make 3 simple cuts transforms your plain sandwich into a silly turkey that will be gobbled up in no time!

Plus, it’s a clever way to get in a balanced meal of grains, dairy and veggies. I made a ham and grilled cheese in this example. You can always sub out the ingredients if your child has food allergies or make a completely different type of sandwich. Make it your own! This is an easy lunch prep idea that older children can help with.

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Clever cookies & snacks Thanksgiving
Jessica McMurdie

Thanksgiving Turkey Cookie

These tiny Turkey Cookies will be gobbled up in no time!

Use ready made ingredients to assemble this Thanksgiving Turkey Cookie craft. There are several skills that your child will practice to make these adorable cookies, whether it’s a single treat or a flock of sweet turkeys to grace your Thanksgiving dessert table.

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Thanksgiving
Jessica McMurdie

Paper Plate Clothespin Turkey

Clip-on clothespin feathers are the perfect accessory for this turkey’s dressing! This cute and clever Thanksgiving craft is perfect for preschoolers to strengthen their fine motor skills. It also involves following directions and is excellent practice for fine motor skills such as cutting, coloring, gluing and pinching. Pinching clothespins helps strengthen the muscles important for developing dexterity.

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Friendship Party

Valentines Day is a sweet reminder to celebrate love and friendship! The kids at the clinic love these friendship themed...

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