Submitted by: CREAA Academy
This activity will help your child to understand about grasslands and the animals that inhabit them.
42 - 60 months
1 - 8 tots
- 1 Styrofoam sheet
- 1 set Watercolor paint
- Plastic grass
- Plastic or rubber animals
- Construction paper (Green color)
- Popsicle sticks
- 1 bottle Glue
- A grassland is an area of land that mostly contains grasses. There are wild grasses and less trees.There are many animals living in the grasslands. Some examples of animals are: mice, rats, snakes, hawks, eagles, zebras, lions, ostriches, giraffes, rhinos, elephants and antelope.
- Take one rectangular Styrofoam sheet. Paint the sheet with brown water color.
- Ask the children to glue the plastic grass on the sheet randomly.
- Let them also make paper trees and glue to popsicle sticks so that it can be pierced into the Styrofoam sheet.
- Ask the kids to arrange all the animals on the sheet as mentioned in step 1.
- Encourage discussion.
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