Submitted by: CREAA Academy
This activity will help your child to understand the different types of forests that occur in nature.
42 - 60 months
1 - 8 tots
- 2 pieces Construction paper (Green)
- 1 bottle Glue
- Artificial trees and plants
- 1 piece Styrofoam sheets
- 1 set Watercolor paint (Green)
- 1 pair Scissors
- Plastic animals
- Stones or clay molds (To form mini rocks)
- Use watercolors to paint the Styrofoam sheet green. Let dry.
- Make a few paper cuttings of trees as shown in the picture.
- Once the paper trees are done, glue them to the Styrofoam sheet.
- Place the animals randomly in the habitat as shown in picture.
- Label the habitat and encourage discussion.
- Coniferous forest have cone-bearing, needle-leaved or scale-leaved evergreen trees. Birds like woodpeckers, crossbills, warblers, kinglets, nuthatches, waxwings, grouse, hawks, and owls exist. Mammals like shrews, voles, squirrels, martens, moose, reindeer and wolves survive.
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