Kindergarten teacher Joby McGowan annually asks his Lakeridge students how to cook a turkey. Here’s one response. Photo courtesy of Craig Degginger/Mercer Island School District

Kindergarten teacher Joby McGowan annually asks his Lakeridge students how to cook a turkey. Here’s one response. Photo courtesy of Craig Degginger/Mercer Island School District

Mercer Island students express thanks through art

Elementary teachers planned different projects for kids before Thanksgiving break.

  • Wednesday, November 22, 2017 5:25pm
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Elementary school students in Mercer Island illustrated what they’re thankful for this Thanksgiving, literally. Check out a few of their projects:

Another response from a kindergartener on “how to cook a turkey.” Photo courtesy of Craig Degginger/Mercer Island School District

Another response from a kindergartener on “how to cook a turkey.” Photo courtesy of Craig Degginger/Mercer Island School District

Kindergarten students in Lacey Borgen’s class at Northwood wrote down what they’re thankful for this Thanksgiving. Photo courtesy of Craig Degginger/Mercer Island School District

Kindergarten students in Lacey Borgen’s class at Northwood wrote down what they’re thankful for this Thanksgiving. Photo courtesy of Craig Degginger/Mercer Island School District

Another thankful turkey art project. Photo courtesy of Craig Degginger/Mercer Island School District

Another thankful turkey art project. Photo courtesy of Craig Degginger/Mercer Island School District

A Thanksgiving art project by West Mercer students. Photo courtesy of Craig Degginger/Mercer Island School District

A Thanksgiving art project by West Mercer students. Photo courtesy of Craig Degginger/Mercer Island School District

This “thankful quilt” was made by Trina Sherman’s second graders at Northwood. Photo courtesy of Craig Degginger/Mercer Island School District

This “thankful quilt” was made by Trina Sherman’s second graders at Northwood. Photo courtesy of Craig Degginger/Mercer Island School District

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