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Top 12 Teacher Jokes for Thanksgiving, Fun Facts

Patty Murray

As we enter the holiday season, we want to spread a little Thanksgiving joy.
 
Here is a list of our top 12 Thanksgiving teacher jokes, fun facts and games fun for you and students of all ages.

Thanksgiving Teacher Jokes

If April showers bring May flowers, what do May flowers bring?

Pilgrims!

Why did they let the turkey join the band?

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Because he had the drumsticks!

What kind of music did the Pilgrims like?

Plymouth Rock

Why did the police arrest the turkey?

They suspected it of fowl play. 

Thanksgiving Fun Facts

The Pilgrims may not have eaten turkey ... 

There is no evidence that turkey was part of the first Thanksgiving meal in 1621 Plymouth. It is believed that dear, shrimp, duck and possibly geese.

Turkeys can drown if they look up when it is raining.

Time to invest in some tiny turkey umbrellas!

The first Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade used to use live animals instead of floats.
Macy's started their parade in 1924 ... with live animals. The first parade featured animals from the Central Park Zoo and they were paraded around New York City in a celebration that lasted three days.

Turkeys can have heart attacks.
Yep, that’s right! The Air Force discovered this during some of their aircraft tests to break the sound barrier and fields of turkeys fell down dead from fright.

Find more interesting facts on this food-filled holiday.

Share you favorite Thanksgiving jokes, fun facts, games or anything enjoyable for the season in the comments section!