At-Home Activities: Conquering Mountains - Finding New Creatures

May 3-7

Workshop Class Activities

  1. Craft – Animal Ears

  2. Key Points – Four Forest Types

  3. Collaborative – Owl Pellets

  4. Language Arts - Alliteration

  5. Math/Logic – Tree Diameter

  6. Prepare for Adventure - Germination

  7. Big Activity - Birding

  8. Movement – Bengal Tigers

At-Home Activities

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• a journal

• paper and pencil

• colored pencils or crayons

• a compass or various circular objects to trace

• string

• ruler


  • Backpack Explorer: Bird Watch: What Will You Find? Storey Publishing ages 4-9

  • Will You Survive? Follow the adventure and learn real-life survival skills along the way! by Paul Beck - ages 8 and up

  • Various fiction and non-fiction books that relate to animals and nature.



Copy the following quotes and write what you think they mean:

“If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere.” - Vincent Van Gogh

“Nature is the greatest place to heal and recharge.”

Copy the following poem in your best handwriting.

The Squirrel

Whisky, Frisky,

Hippity hop.

Up he goes