< 1 hour
A Little Messy
Materials or Fees
To Get Started:
Optional: paper, card stock, or paper plate and crayons to create a home or background for your animal
Print your animal(See below) or draw your own.
Turn the paper over and glue paper strips or pieces to the BACK of the page – cover the whole page with the colorful collage.
Turn your paper back over so you can see the animal outline and carefully cut out your animal.
Question and Wonder:
Make up a story about your animal.
What adventures will it have?
How do these animals move?
What do they eat?
Imagine and Design:
Create a home or background for your animal on another piece of paper or paper plate and glue your animal to the background. Think about where your animal would live, where would be a good place for it to hide and why….
Test and Discuss:
What other animals have you seen where you live and how do they move?
Visit the Louisville Zoo and see how animals hide and move in their habitat.Print Instructions