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Thankful Turkey/ Pavo De Gracias

Thankful Turkey/ Pavo de Gracias


I was inspired by @busytoddler on Instagram to start this tradition with family, but decided to put an Emerging Bilinguals spin on it. Thankful Turkey is a project where the kids list something they are thankful for each day of November, and then write it on a "feather" to attach to the "turkey."

Since our home is bilingual, I decided to make one turkey for each girl. The top one is for Sofia and the bottom one is for Maya, both at their own respective heights. Since Maya is Spanish-dominant and Sofia is English-dominant, I figured Sofia's feathers would mostly be in English, and Maya's would mostly be in Spanish, but of course both of them are welcome to respond in whichever language they want. (I have a feeling "candy" might make an appearance on Maya's turkey, thanks to all of the sugary treats that I had to hide away due to Harvest Night celebrations!)


Here's a closer look at what the turkeys look like on Day 1. I'll make sure and updated them at the end of the month to show how their tail feathers have grown!


#raisingemergingbilinguals #bilingualathome #bilingualfamily #bilingual #EnglishEspanol #espanolencasa #terribletwos #homeschoolpreschool #preschoolathome  #thankfulturkey #pavodegracias #givethanks #thanksgiving2019


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