Animal Adventures

Have an animal adventure this summer with games, activities, and crafts that make your child want to roar! Help your child get in touch with animals as he makes furry friends out of clothespins, leaves, and even his own body.

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Animal Adventures

Have an animal adventure this summer with games, activities, and crafts that make your child want to roar! Help your child get in touch with animals as he makes furry friends out of clothespins, leaves, and even his own body.

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Animal Adventures Checklist

Get ready to go on an animal adventure, full of crafts, activities, and games! Use this checklist for week 3 of DIY summer camp and Summer Learning Adventures.
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Clothespin Animals

Transform paper and clothespins into endearing animal pals with this easy and delightful DIY craft.
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Animal Shapes

Can you tell which animal goes with which shadow? This animal match-up is a fun way to teach your little one about shapes and patterns!
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Write a Simile Poem ... Starring Your Pet!

Give your fourth grader a head start in poetry with a simile writing activity that guides him in crafting a cute poem about the beloved family pet.
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Word Search: Animal

It's like a zoo in here! There are 17 hidden animal words in this jumble of letters. How many can your kid find?
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Baby Bumblebee

Kids make a cute pipe cleaner bumble bee craft and learn a few interesting bee facts along the way in this spring-themed arts and crafts activity.
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Homemade Crocodile Costume

Your third grader will love both recreating and dressing up as his favorite reptile with this frightening crocodile jaw costume!
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Play Animal Musical Chairs

In this variation on musical chairs, no one gets kicked "out" of the game -- instead, they get to tell other kids what to do!
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Animal Coverings

Every animal wears a unique type of covering. Learn the difference between fur, feathers and scales with this adorable animal worksheet!
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Cardboard Bugs

Reuse and recycle cardboard tubes to make spooky spiders, kooky caterpillars, wacky worms, and more.
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Cork Animals!

This activity will make you want to celebrate more often, and save them up for a collection of cork animals.
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Leaf Animals

Help your child get creative and collect leaves of various sizes and textures that she can use to make animal art.
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Urban Animals

Many animals live in the woods, but some can live in the city right alongside people! Which of these animals are urban animals?
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Flash Tag

Firefly flash tag is a great way to get your kids outdoors and running around during the dog days (or nights) of summer.
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Create Animal Silhouettes and Patterns

This art project encourages kids to look closely at their favorite animal and recreate texture, pattern and silhouette with easy to follow instructions.
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