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Animal Hats


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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry

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Animal Hats

In this arts and crafts activity about animals and animal characteristics, learners will design animal hats and role-play as animals. Through this dramatic play, learners will practice and develop problem solving, cooperation, symbolic thinking, language and personal expression skills. Use the suggested open-ended questions to encourage learner reflection about their animal hat and animals in general.

Quick Guide


Preparation Time:
10 to 30 minutes

Learning Time:
10 to 30 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
$5 - $10 per group of students

Age Range:
Ages 4 - 6

Resource Types:
Activity, Lesson/Lesson Plan

Language:
English

Materials List (per group of students)


  • Construction Paper (Brown, Black, White, Grey & Orange)
  • Animal Print Paper
  • Masking Tape
  • Scissors
  • Glue Sticks
  • Markers

Subjects


  • Life Sciences
    • Diversity of Life
      • Animals
      • Biodiversity
    • Ecology
      • Ecosystems
      • Populations
  • The Nature of Technology
    • The Design Process
      • Invention and Innovation
      • Problem Solving

Informal Categories


  • Animals
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Performing Arts
  • Physical Activity

Audience


To use this activity, learners need to:

  • see
  • see color
  • touch

Learning styles supported:

  • Involves teamwork and communication skills
  • Links STEM to other topics of interest such as arts and humanities
  • Involves hands-on or lab activities

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  • All Rights Reserved, OMSI, ©2004

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