April 27 - May 1, 2020: Nocturnal Animals

Books:

  1. Teacher Jen reads Little Owls 1•2•3 on the ​YouTube Playlist

  2. Night Animals for Kids (nonfiction)

  3. All About Owls for Kids​ (Advanced vocabulary, but short and very informative nonfiction)

  4. Night Animals (fiction)

  5. Owl Babies Animation

  6. Little Owl's Night (Fiction)

  7. A Kissing Hand for Chester Raccoon​ (fiction)

  8. Meet the Animals 12: Raccoons

  9. Chester Raccoon and the ALMOST perfect sleepover

Songs/Movement:

  1. Nocturnal Animals Song

  2. Nocturnal, Diurnal, Which One Are You?

  3. Owl Sing-a-long by Raffi

  4. Owl Moon

Art/Crafts:

  1. Owl craft: You can click on this link for step by step instructions on how to make this cute torn paper owl craft. There is a nice owl outline in the printable section that you can use. Just draw on eyes if you don't have googly eyes. http://www.vancouverislandview.com/torn-paper-owl-craft/

  2. Raccoon craft: You can click on this link for step by step instructions to make this cute raccoon out of shapes. https://ourkidthings.com/simple-shape-raccoon-craft/

Other ideas:

  1. Playdough: Incorporate some natural elements into your playdough such as rocks, sticks, and feathers.

  2. If your child is awake when it is dark outside, you could go outside on a Nocturnal Hunt. Take a flashlight and a jacket. What do you see and hear at night? Did you see any nocturnal animals or insects? Can you draw and journal about your experience?

  3. Parents can dictate a story that their child makes up about what happens at night and kids can draw a picture to go with it.

Printables:

  1. Nocturnal Animals Book

  2. How many owls Coloring Page - Twisty Noodle.pdf

  3. Trace and color the owl Coloring Page - Twisty Noodle.pdf

  4. Nocturnal Animals Coloring Page - Twisty Noodle.pdf​

  5. Color by Number

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