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Plant & Animal Secrets Unit
Where do animals live?
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Optional Activity: Nature Nuggets

Watch this one-minute video of animals at home.

Discuss:

  • What animals did you see in the video?
  • Where do the animals live? How do you know?
  • If the animals could talk, what would you ask them?
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Overview
Grade K
Topic Plant & Animal Needs
Focus Animal Needs: Shelter
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In this Read-Along Mystery, Sofia wonders where animals live and goes for a walk in the woods to find out. The Mystery includes a short exercise where students pretend to be squirrels and learn about their habitats. You can extend the lesson with the optional activity, Nature Nuggets, where students explore other animal homes.

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This activity does not require supplies.

As an optional activity, we suggest having your students view a one-minute video of animals at home and then discuss what they noticed.

The video is on the Nature Nuggets site, which offers a combination of videos and activities created by the makers of the documentary film series Nature. Preview it here.

Here are some possible questions for discussion:

  • What animals did you see in the video?
  • Where do the animals live? How do you know?
  • If the animals could talk, what would you ask them?
Overview
Grade K
Topic Plant & Animal Needs
Focus Animal Needs: Shelter
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