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Polar Animals: A Preschool Unit

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Each year we try add more and more ideas to our preschool unit on polar animals. We've rounded them all up in one place for your convenience. From the Arctic to Antarctic we've got your covered with the best hands on learning activities to study these climates and the animals who live there. 

The ultimate polar animals preschool theme unit for kids!

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We began our homeschool preschool unit on polar animals with a KWL chart to pin down what our daughter knew and wanted to know about polar bears and penguins. We added to it and edited it appropriately as we learned new things about polar animals. I used her knowledge, questions, and misconceptions to direct our lessons.  You can certainly gear your children's learning to their own KWL chart!


If you'd like to follow along with our lesson plans, you will need:

Polar Animal Figurines
Playmobil Penguins
Chart Paper
Paper Doilies
Cotton Balls
Assorted Craft Materials


Find out  the answer to the question Why Are Polar Bears White?

 Do you know which animals live at which pole?
Learn together in this Polar Animal Sort: Arctic vs. Antarctic!


Create a simple Polar Bear Doily Craft together!

Play and learn with an Arctic Ice Simulation!


Discover how penguins live through Penguin Small World Play!


Our preschoolers thoroughly enjoyed this open ended Polar Animals Process Art Project!


As our kids have grown, so has their learning. But you could certainly use the process art behind these Polar Bear Paw Print Arrays to allow kids to paint with the animals!



Get moving and active with these Polar Animal Themed Gross Motor Activities!

To summarize learning, create a Polar Habitat Diorama!


Read about even more Polar Bear Crafts & Activities!

 
Frozen Bubble from P is for Preschooler

Preschool Penguins Science Activities from Little Bins for Little Hands




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1 comment :

  1. I love the KWL chart! That way what you're working on is what she's interested in. Awesome! :)

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