Engage your class in an exciting hands-on experience learning the food chains for six different habitats! Perfect for science centers in Kindergarten, First Grade, and Second Grade classrooms and packed full of inviting science activities.
Students will learn about food webs and animal habitats in the Arctic, Pond, Rain Forest, Desert, Ocean, and Grasslands biomes. This pack is great for homeschoolers, kids craft activities, and to add to your unit studies!
Inside You Will Find:
Cover page and directions
Animal Picture Name Cards
Materials Needed for Food Chains:
- paper or cardstock
- laminating pouches
- double sided tape, adhesive magnetic strips
- materials listed inside the product for each of the five senses activities
Getting Food Chains Ready:
This particular resource is full of an assortment of activities and centers, therefore, preparation will vary. I will do a quick rundown of each component included.
This is perfect for introducing and reviewing food chains. It covers the food chain in six different habitats. Simply start the PowerPoint and click mouse to introduce each animal in the give food chain. Continue this throughout each habitat until you have finished. You can use the Definition Posters or Definition Cards to help teach the vocabulary when going through the PowerPoint.
Habitat Posters and Animal Picture Name Cards
The pictures cover the food chain in six different habitats. Prior to teaching this lesson, place double sided tape or a adhesive magnetic strips on the back of each picture card. As you introduce the different pieces of the food chain, place onto or below the habitat picture. You can use the Definition Posters or Definition Cards to help teach the vocabulary when going through the food chains for each habitat. It is recommended that you laminate prior to use for durability.
It is recommended that you laminate prior to use. Have students sort the pictures using the word cards. They can sort by: 1) producer, consumer, & decomposer. (older grades can add the more specific consumers) 2) by what they eat 3) by the food chain (students can put sun under sunlight and then pick out animal for producer and consumer).
These posters are perfect for teaching students key words about the food chain. It is recommended that you laminate prior to use for increased durability. You can introduce and leave on the wall while the unit is being taught so that students can refer to the posters whenever they would like.
These definition cards are perfect for teaching students key words about the food chain. It is recommended that you laminate prior to use for increased durability. They are great for small group or individual work. They can also be put into a center for students to play memory.
These worksheets are great for assessing student knowledge on food chains. There are three versions of picture pages. 1) Labeled pictures with regular words 2) labeled pictures with dotted words to be traced 3) pictures with no labels so students have to fill in the blanks. Simply print desired pages and cut both pages in half. Students will cut and glue the pictures into the correct order.
This is a great hands-on way to teach the food chain and check students’ knowledge on the material. There are two different formats that you can choose from. There are step-by-step directions within the product on how to create a mobile.
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