Send home with each child a feather-shaped piece of construction paper. Ask each child and a family member(s) to decorate the "feather" together. On a bulletin board, hang a turkey shape that is missing its tail feathers. Add each decorated "feather" to the turkey's tail as children bring them into school.
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