Animals in Winter

Unit Content

GETTING STARTED
LITERACY
02
Sleepy Bear Letter Matching

Ages 2 to 5: Practice early reading skills by matching similar cases of letters or mix and match uppercase and lowercase letters

03
Where Do Animals Go?

Ages 2 to 5: Based on Kate Messners book, Over and Under the Snow, identify where animals spend their time in winter

04
Geese Migration Writing Practice

Ages 3 to 5: Build fine motor and pre-handwriting skills by tracing the geese's migration paths

05
What Does a Bear Do in Winter?

Ages 3 to 6: Sequence what a bear does in order to prepare for its winter nap

NUMERACY
06
How Many Geese?

Ages 2 to 5: Practice counting, one-to-one correspondence, and writing numerals

07
A Winter Snack

Ages 3 to 6: Practice counting and one-to-one correspondence by being the first chipmunk to collect 20 acorns before the start of hibernation

S.T.E.M
08
Whose Tracks?

Ages 2 to 5: Match people and animals to the tracks they make in the snow

09
Polar Plunge

Ages 2 to 6: Conduct an experiment to show how animals like polar bears, seals, and whales are able to stay warm in frigid temperatures

10
An Animal I Noticed …

Ages 2 to 6+: Observe and document animal behavior during the winter months

11
Sleepers, Movers, and Make Doers

Ages 3 to 6: Learn how animals respond to changes in the environment and identify which animals hibernate, migrate, or adapt during the winter months

ART
12
A Winter Home

Ages 2 to 6: Design and build a winter home fit for any animal

MOTOR DEVELOPMENT
13
Crawling to My Cave

Ages 2 to 5: Build fine motor control by moving a sleepy bear across the snow to the warmth of his cave

Not Enrolled

Unit Includes

  • 13 Lessons