Virtual Camp Day 3: Animals of Saskatchewan
Do you know what Saskatchewan’s provincial animal is? Learn about a bunch of animals that call our province home. Plus, watch a beautiful story time video from local author and illustrator Amber Antymniuk.
As you complete each activity, share your work with other campers and the WDM on this week’s Kudoboard.
Caregiver note: This is not a private board. Please make sure your children do not post anything you are uncomfortable with them sharing.
Activity #1: Story Time – H is for Home: A Saskatchewan Alphabet
H is for Home:
A Saskatchewan Alphabet
By: Amber Antymniuk
Includes pre and post-read questions and activities.
Click here to read with author Amber Antymniuk >>
Activity #2: Gophers!
You may know them as gophers but their proper name is Richardson’s Ground Squirrel. Find out more about the little critters, then bring out your crayons or markers to colour one!
Activity #3: Animals with Jobs
Throughout Saskatchewan’s history, people have relied on animals for help in many ways. As the world has changed and new technologies have been made, some of the ways animals help people are not the same as they used to be. Learn about a few of the ways animals and humans help each other in the next activity.
Activity #4: Chicken Hatching – How does it work?
Learn about how a chick grows inside an egg and how it hatches in our next activity.
Activity #5: Old MacDonald Finger Puppets
Farm animals both past and present, play important roles on farms. Check out the activity below to make finger puppets like the ones in the video. Then, you can use them when you sing along with the song!
Activity #6: Saskatchewan Animals Quiz
How much do you know about animals that call Saskatchewan home? Test your knowledge with this quiz.