Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Animal Tracks


1. Draw an animal footprint on a paper plate then cut it out to create the stencil. 
2. lay the plate flat on the ground and sprinkle flour over the stencil.
3. Slowly lift the stencil, and repeat the process until you have created the path you desire. 




Discuss which animals made the footprint. 
What is that animals habitat? 
What do they eat?
 Where did the tracks lead you? 
How does the animal affect you?
How do you affect the animal?













This activity can be modified to work for all ages. For younger children Identify the animals and their sounds. The older the child the more in depth you can go. 

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Oregon Core Body of Knowledge: Learning Environments & Curriculum [3 hours]
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