Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab, Lesson, Lesson Plan
Level:
Preschool
Tags:
  • Animals
  • Premedia-stem
  • Science
    License:
    Creative Commons Attribution
    Language:
    English
    Media Formats:
    Text/HTML

    Survival of the Young

    Survival of the Young

    Overview

    Share sections and portions of the following video to help your child(ren) learn about how animals survive when they are young. 

    Summary

    Share sections and portions of the following video to help your child(ren) learn about how animals survive when they are young. 

    You can extend this activity by allowing your child(ren) to draw or create a structure safe for the animal babies presented for the day. 

    You could also play a memory game to match baby animals to their parents while teaching the names of the animals and the names used when referring to their young. 

    Materials

    • Animal Parents
    • Materials if you are creating habitats or representation of how parents protect their young.

    Background for Teachers/Parents

    Children typically enjoy learning about animals but may also have some fears of some animals.  Be considerate of their feelings toward specific animals.  

    Intended Learning Outcomes

    Children will name at least one way parents care for their young for each of the animals (elephants, orangutans, ducks, kangaroos, penguins, seahorses)

    Time Frame & Group Size

    Time Frame: 5-20 minutes

    Group Size: Any

    Standards

    Main Standards: 

    • Sci 3-4 yr.3.3

    Author(s)

    Jamie Robinson