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Wednesday, October 1, 2014

October 1: World Habitat Day

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Habitat Diorama


  • Shoe boxes
  • Construction paper
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Junk art
  • Markers


  1. Kids can go on a nature hike to collect items for their dioramas.
  2. Upon return from the hike discuss ideas for different animal habitats such as a forest, desert, or a stream bed.
  3. Each child can create a display of a specific habitat with the shoe box.
Source: Toolbox Training’s nature card set (activity H6).
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