Experiments

Grassland Fun

Grassland Fun
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This activity will help your child to understand about grasslands and the animals that inhabit them.

Time
30 minutes
Ages
42 - 60 months
Group size
1 - 8 tots
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Supplies

  • 1 Styrofoam sheet
  • 1 set Watercolor paint
  • Plastic grass
  • Plastic or rubber animals
  • Construction paper (Green color)
  • Labels
  • Popsicle sticks
  • 1 bottle Glue

Steps

  1. 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.
  2. Take one rectangular Styrofoam sheet. Paint the sheet with brown water color.
  3. Ask the children to glue the plastic grass on the sheet randomly.
  4. Let them also make paper trees and glue to popsicle sticks so that it can be pierced into the Styrofoam sheet.
  5. Ask the kids to arrange all the animals on the sheet as mentioned in step 1.
  6. Encourage discussion.
Associated Activity
Read "Grasslands (About Habitats)" by Cathryn Sill and John Sill

Original Source

Creaa Academy

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