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Resources for Grades K - 2

Animal Yoga

Use yoga poses in your classroom to involve students in physical activities that connect them to unique animal behaviors.

Grade Level: K-2
Theme: Adaptations
Curriculum Connections: Science, Physical Education


Creature Features: Zoo Looking Activity

Observe and compare different characteristics of animals while at the Zoo. From animal coverings to forms of locomotion, investigate how different features help creatures.

Grade Level: K-2
Themes:  Adaptations, Habitats
Curriculum Connections: Science, Math, Art


Design a Crazy Creature

While at the Zoo, students observe and identify animal adaptations to help them create their own unique creature.

Grade Level: K-2
Themes:  Adaptations
Curriculum Connections: Science, Art


Keeper for a Day

Learn what zookeepers do by making observations and completing tasks at various Zoo exhibits.

Grade Level: K-3
Theme:  Zoos
Curriculum Connections: Science


Wildlife Observations

While at the Zoo, students work in groups to complete this observation activity, identifying natural behaviors of animals, as well as common behaviors among all living things.

Grade Level: K-5
Themes:  Adaptations, Habitats, Conservation
Curriculum Connections: Science


K-2 Classroom Connections

Suggested grade specific lesson ideas to incorporate into all areas of your curriculum.


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