What is a homeEdit
Tell about your home. Draw a picture of your house and color it.Edit
Animals have homes too. Name five different animals and tell where they liveEdit
Fun game about Animal's Home
How do animals know what to do to make a home?Edit
Animals are born with instincts. Also some animal parents teach the young how to build homes.
Choose an animal and do the following:Edit
Since this is the Eager Beaver program, the beaver is a logical choice. Beavers build homes that are enclosed, much like ours. Most animals just use naturally occurring features as homes. It is a simple matter to build or draw a beaver lodge.
Watch the animal (it can be in a zoo or on a video).Edit
Draw or color a picture of the animal.Edit
There are plenty of beaver drawings ready to color on the internet. Just do an image search and print out one you like.
Make a model of its home.Edit
Discussion about beaver lodges and directions for building a beaver lodge model with kids.
Show your picture and model at your club’s family night.Edit
Have fun showing off your model and picture.
Tell people what you learned about your animal and its home.Edit
These is where the children learn by repeating back what they learned. This is a good resource on beaver lodges.
A-Z Animals Beavers