5 Lesson Plans That May Turn Your Class Into A Zoo - Grades Pre-K to 12

5 Lesson Plans That May Turn Your Class Into A Zoo

It's National Zookeepers Week and we have 5 lesson plans that are so much fun you might find your class turning into a zoo by the end of the week!

Noah's Ark Display

noah's ark

Grade Level: 1-2, 3-5

Curriculum: Fine Arts & Crafts

Let your students enjoy playing out the story of Noah and the Arc with these standing animal characters and the arc. Your students can create short stories or plays with the animals, even pretend to be in a zoo. Take a look at the lesson plan here for more details and idea.

 Mountain Life Diorama

mountain life

Grade Level: 3-5, 6-8

Curriculum: Fine Arts & Crafts, Science

With this mountain life diorama children can learn how the food web works by visually reviewing the roles of producers, consumers and decomposers. You students can take it a step further and easily classify herbivores, carnivores, or omnivores within this diorama. Take a look at the lesson plan here for more details.

Giraffe Ruler

giraffe

Grade Level: 1-2, 3-5

Curriculum: Math

How fun is this giraffe ruler? You can mount the giraffe on the wall of your classroom to use it as a ruler. If you mark the inches on the side of this giraffe you can also use this ruler as a helpful measuring tool for math lessons. Take a look here for the full lesson plan.

Fun Zodiac Wheel

zodiac wheel

Grade Level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

Curriculum: Fine Arts & Crafts, Social Studies

Have your students spin this zodiac wheel to learn about other cultures and have some fun! This technique can also be applied to study of variety of subjects such as holidays, traditions, native languages and different ways to dress. Take a look here for the full lesson plan.

Lion and Mouse Masks

lion mask

Grade Level: Pre-K-K, 1-2, 3-5

Curriculum: English Language Arts, Fine Arts & Crafts

These easy-to-assemble masks are going to be your student's new favorite project as they have fun acting out their animal and developing enthusiasm and confidence. Celebrate Zookeeper's Day right by creating an entire zoo with your students. Take a look here for the full lesson plan.

Don't forget to check out our teacher lesson planning calendar for this and more fun lesson plans.

What project are you using to celebrate Zookeepers Day?

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