In the Life of a Pilgrim
Time & Location
About the event
We have a lot of learning and fun planned for our Elementary kid's grades K-5th!
Timeline of events: Subject to change as needed.
Read the story “The Pilgrim’s First Thanksgiving by Ann McGovern
Board activity: Compare Thanksgiving Long Ago to today traditions
Talk about the day and life of a pilgrim and explain stations
8 stations switch every 15 minutes (Stations will be set up in the Gym ahead of time around the room)
Station 1: The pilgrims wrote with a feather quill
Students will write their name with fancy letters and a quill
Station 2: The pilgrims made quilts (will put together to form a friendship quilt)
K-2: will glue on paper triangles to make quilt pieces
3-5: will hand sew quilt squares together
Station 3: The pilgrims cooked
Students will make a no-bake individual pumpkin pie from pudding cups and graham crackers.
Station 4: The pilgrims planted a garden.
Students will decorate a paper cup and plant corn seeds
Station 5: The pilgrim’s hunted.
Students will hunt for different animals hidden around the room and write numbers/names on cards.
Station 6: The pilgrims built their houses.
K-2: Students will color and glue pretzels to a worksheet.
3-5: Using pretzels to build a house (still working on an idea, but a little more challenging than K-2)
Station 7: The pilgrims fished.
Students will play a math game while fishing for clues.
Station 8: The Pilgrims made clothing.
Students will make a bonnet or hat. (Will use for skit)
Make a review bracelet or give a kit to take home depending on time.
1:00 Dismiss/ Lunch (brought from home)
We need parent helpers for each station. Please sign up for the one or as part of the clean-up crew.
- Parent Station Leader$0$00$0
- Parent set up crew$0$00$0
- Parent Clean up Crew$0$00$0
- Parent Station Guide$0$00$0