Gabbing about Gobblers | South Whidbey kindergarteners talk turkey

The Record continued its annual trip to South Whidbey Elementary School to see what Thanksgiving is all about

— in the eyes of kindergarteners. See what the students are gobblin’ about below.

Corban Word, 5

— What are you looking forward to this Thanksgiving?

“Let me tell you this, we moved from Texas”

— Really? So what are your favorite foods to eat on Thanksgiving?

“Mostly steak and baked potatoes, sometimes French fries and I like turkey and pumpkin pie.”









Kailea Bravo, 5

— Where are you spending Thanksgiving?

“We go to a friend’s house and eat Thanksgiving with grandma.”

— What activities do you do there?

“We play and make forts on Thanksgiving. We share scary stories and turn off the light.”








Olivia Martin, 5

— Who are you spending Thanksgiving with?

“My uncle, auntie and I think my other uncle is coming.”

— What are you going to do with your family?

“I play hide and seek on the trampoline.”

— But it’s so cold.

“I’m going to wear a coat. We’re going to play inside ... a princess game.”






Rayne O’Neill

— What do you do on Thanksgiving?

“Celebrate Thanksgiving and give thanks. We also have a big feast and have a lot of turkey because that’s what Thanksgiving is about.”










Jace Kukuk, 6

— What are you thankful for this year?

“Thankful for hot water because it’s warm. And my family.”

— Do you help cook on Thanksgiving?

“We do cook, of course we cook! Why would we have Thanksgiving without cooking?”

— What is your favorite food to eat?

“Turkey is my favorite. “







Sasha Ly, 5

— What is your favorite part of Thanksgiving?

“My favorite part is cooking.”

— What are you cooking this year?

“Maybe some rice, maybe some pizza.”

— What about the turkey?

“Maybe I’ll help with some turkey.”


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