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Underground Animal Activities

Underground Animal Activities

27/08/2013

Underground Animal Activities

Teaching kids about animals that live underground could at first seem like a messy task, but by doing these activities with them it enables them to learn about insects and other underground creatures whilst having fun at the same time!

We found these great ideas over at Fantastic Fun and Learning.

The first activity uses toy bugs to get kids started, rather than digging up the garden to find real underground creatures. This underground small world is a great way for kids to play but also learn whilst they are doing it. After they've had a bit of fun with this, you could even take them into the garden to find some real insects to put in their underground world!

The second activity is a bit more practical; using cardboard boxes to create your own indoor burrow and the final one is a simple craft to make an underground tunnel to stick photos of your favourite underground creatures onto.






You can find it here.


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