At-Home Activities: Conquering Mountains - Special Equipment

April 19 - 23

Workshop Class Activities

  1. Craft: Press Flowers

  2. Key Points: Dangers and their Solutions

  3. Collaborative: Land Formations

  4. Writing: Superlatives

  5. Math: Weights

  6. Prepare for Adventure: Trail Mix

  7. Big Activity: How Mountains Grow

  8. Movement: Obstacle Course

At-Home Activities

See a suggested week schedule at


  • fiction and nonfiction books about mountains

  • paper and pencils

  • crayons or colored pencils for illustrations

  • scale for weighing items

  • ruler and/or measuring tape


Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls = ages 8-12

The Camping Trip that Changed America: Theodore Roosevel

John Muir and Our National Parks by Barb Rosenstock - ages 6-10

Everest: The Remarkable Story of Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay by Alexandra Stewart - ages 8-12

Snow Leopard: Ghost of the Mountains by Justin Anderson - ages 5-8



Copy the following poem in your best handwriting. Then illustrate the poem.

Comparatively Speaking

Positive, Comparative, Superlative


Adjectives and Adverbs

show us how

we can use you to compare

all sorts of things from everywhere

If Jane runs fast

and June has passed her

you would know that June runs faster.

But the fastest runner in the race