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Name Description Activity Type Age Range Presentation Style Subject Keywords
A drawing lesson A lesson to improve drawing and observation skills Art
Nature
Rainy day
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
11-14 (grades 6-8)
14-18 (grades 9-12)
18+ (adult)
interactive art
designs in nature
nature study
observation
drawing
art
journaling
nature study
Aboriginal art Aboriginal art allows students to create artwork using a pinpoint style just like the indigenous people of Australia. Art
Nature
3-5 (PreK-K) demonstration
model
cultural art aborigine
pinpoint painting
Animal charades Animal charades is a circle game where students have to quickly strike an animal pose. Circle
Cooperative
Rainy day
5-8 (grades 1-2) active
interactive
student led
Apple Tree Life Cycle Students will make a collage of four apple trees to represent how trees change through the seasons. 3-5 (PreK-K) interactive trees
seasons
gardening
cycles
tree
season
gardening
cycle
life cycle
apple
seed
root
sprout
sapling
trunk
Armadillo craft Students will be able to create their own armadillo art craft. Art
Nature
3-5 (PreK-K)
5-8 (grades 1-2)
model armadillos
mammals
armadillo
armor
mammal
Art attack Art attack is a competitive art game. Teams of students have to create a structure in a set amount of time. Teams are given based based on teamwork, name of their art, and the story about their art. Art
Cooperative
Nature
Team building
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
11-14 (grades 6-8)
interactive
student led
art
creative story telling
Barton springs salamander page Students will be able to color in a barton springs salamander. This is a local endangered amphibian from Austin, Texas. Art
Nature
3-5 (PreK-K)
5-8 (grades 1-2)
student led amphibians
salamanders
amphibian
barton springs
aquifer
indicator species
Bat mother smelling game Students will each be given a smell. Some students will be moms and some will be babies. The blindfolded moms must try to find their babies based on smell alone. Cooperative
Nature
Science
Team building
3-5 (PreK-K)
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
active
interactive
model
student led
mammals
baby animals
scent
bats
mammals
baby animals
scent
bats
Bear fish mosquito Human farkle is like a big group rock paper scissors except the three options are bear, fish and mosquito. There's also an element of tag and team building. This game can also be used to demonstrate the different levels of a food chain. Nature
Tag
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
11-14 (grades 6-8)
active
interactive
food chain
tag
Birds without teeth Students will learn how birds break down food, using plastic bags to mimic a bird's crop. Nature
Science
8-11 (grades 3-5)
11-14 (grades 6-8)
demonstration
interactive
birds
adaptation
beaks
adaptation
crop
Black magic One person "mind reads" which object their partner picked. Students guess how the two people are able to communicate without talking Circle
Cooperative
Rainy day
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
11-14 (grades 6-8)
14-18 (grades 9-12)
18+ (adult)
65+ (senior)
interactive
Blanket drop name game Blanket drop name game is a name game. Students divide into teams and send one person from their team to sit behind a blanket. When the blanket lifts, the student has to guess the other student's name. Nature 3-5 (PreK-K)
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
interactive
student led
Blubber hand Students will put their hands into a plastic bag filled with lard. They will emerse their lard hand into ice water. The goal is to simulate what it is like to be a polar animal with a lot of blubber. The lard hand will not get as cold as a bare hand. Nature
Science
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
11-14 (grades 6-8)
14-18 (grades 9-12)
interactive
model
polar animals
mammals
adaptation
insulate
polar
habitat
adaptation
buoyant
Box Turtle Game Kids hide like box turtles from a predator. Nature
Science
3-5 (PreK-K)
5-8 (grades 1-2)
active box turtle
turtles
reptiles
turtle
predator
prey
Bubble wrap lizard Bubble wrap lizard activity lets children create a Texas Alligator lizard using bubble wrap. Art
Nature
Science
3-5 (PreK-K)
5-8 (grades 1-2)
interactive
model
lizards
reptiles
scales
lizard
scales
reptiles
Captain's coming Captain's Coming is a simon says type game for pirates! Arrrr! This game has commands like swab the deck! Swim to ship! Man overboard! and many other swashbuckling commands. It's ARRRmazing! Cooperative
Pirate
Rainy day
Transitional
Wear out
all ages active
interactive
pirates
Caught red-handed Students sit around in a circle and pass around two objects. If a student holds both objects at thee same time, then they are out or they have to do something silly. Circle
Rainy day
all ages interactive
Clam in a Bag This demo illustrates the anatomy of a clam. Kids are always finding clam shell, but don't think about what a clam is. Rainy day
Science
Water
all ages demonstration
interactive
model
anatomy of clam
display
sea life
marine
invertebrate
mollusk
anatomy
invertebrate
models
mantle
circulatory system
siphon
the foot muscle
hinge
Collared Lizard Game Kids act like collared lizards to avoid being eaten by a predator Nature 3-5 (PreK-K)
5-8 (grades 1-2)
active lizards
reptiles
lizard
predator
prey
collared lizard
Color wheel The Color wheel activity lets students explore the concept of primary and secondary colors while they also get to make a colorful art craft. Art
Nature
3-5 (PreK-K)
5-8 (grades 1-2)
demonstration
model
color primary
secondary
complementary
color wheel

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