You can immerse young learners in the enchanting world of the jungle with the interactive “Who Lives in the Jungle” craft. This engaging activity introduces children to the captivating animals that inhabit the jungle, featuring a spinner showcasing the giraffe, lion, elephant, monkey, and tiger.
This versatile jungle-themed craft can be used by parents or teachers as part of lesson plans about the jungle, field trips, or educational busy work.
This craft is particularly ideal in a home or classroom setting before a trip to the zoo.
By familiarizing children with jungle animals beforehand, they can develop a deeper connection and appreciation for these animals during their zoo experience.
To enhance the learning journey, pair the craft with engaging books related to animals, like “The Jungle Book” or other jungle-themed literature.
Reading aloud and discussing these stories sparks imagination, nurtures understanding of the jungle ecosystem, and cultivates a love for reading!
The “Who Lives in the Jungle” craft can also be a great addition to a preschool or daycare’s safari-themed week.
Create a comprehensive learning experience by incorporating art projects, storytelling sessions, and interactive games centered around the jungle theme.
Children will have fun embarking on an activity-based jungle adventure with the “Who Lives in the Jungle” craft, whether you decide to incorporate it into a lesson plan or it’s used before you head to the zoo for a fun-filled field trip.
Through this interactive activity, children develop a deeper understanding of the jungle ecosystem, cultivating a lifelong appreciation for the wonders of nature.
Who Lives In The Jungle Craft
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- Jungle animal template
- 65 lb White cardstock paper
- Colored pencils – these are the ones I use
- Paper fastener
- Hole punch
Step by step instructions
Start by printing the printable template on white cardstock paper.
Color the cover.
Color the spinner.
Cut them out.
Use a hole punch to make a hole in the middle of the cover. (where marked)
Use a pencil to make a hole in the middle of the spinner. (where marked)
Attach the spinner and cover together with a paper fastener.