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Measuring size of each animal'sfootprint
Comparing our footprints withsize of animal tracks usingpaint
Science & Motor Development
Look for animal tracks
Place different tracks around room and havegroups follow and show at end of tracks whatanimal they found.
experiment of cupping ears withhands to hear better in front
Close eyes and using your othersenses figure out by pointing where Iam
This is how nocturnal animals likeraccoons, owls, etc. "see" in the night.
2,100 times better than a human's
Bears can smell toothpastefrom a mile away
Bring toothpaste and see if kidscan smell it from across theroom.
Bears, Wolves, Fox, etc.
Need their fur clean or elsethey can't float on water.
Ducks & Swans
Produce oil to keep their feathersfrom getting wet, to keep themwarm
Similarities between how they use theircoats to how we use our skin andclothing.
Need to keep dry to stay warm
Graph: What are some homes ofanimals we know?
Book: Where Do I Sleep?
Why they pick their homes?
Each child picks a NW animal and brings toclass an example of what that animal eats.(picture, actual food, etc.)
each child picks an animal and makes thehabitat of that animal in their own box with apicture of the animal.
put up around room
"We're going on a bear hunt" song
Book: Northwest Animal Babies
How do they change as theygrow? Compared to us?
Graph the height of each animal
animal cards: sorting babiesand parents by pictures andnames