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Preschool Homeschool Curriculum: Habitats Lesson Plan

Habitats Preschool Activities

Objective: To learn about different habitats

Message: A habitat is the natural home or environment of an animal or plant. Different living and non-living things are in different habitats.

Book(s):

  • A Grassland Habitat by Kelley MacAulay and Bobbie Kalman
  • Grasslands: Fields of Green and Gold by Laura Purdie Salas
  • A Savanna Habitat by Bobbie Kalman and Rebecca Sjonger
  • A Forest Habitat by Bobbie Kalman
  • A Rainforest Habitat by Molly Aloian and Bobbie Kalman
  • Rain Forests: Gardens of Green by Laura Purdie Salas
  • A Desert Habitat by Kelley MacAulay and Bobbie Kalman
  • Deserts: Thirsty Wonderlands by Laura Purdie Salas
  • A Wetland Habitat by Molly Aloian and Bobbie Kalman
  • Wetlands: Soggy Habitat by Laura Purdie Salas
  • The Antarctic Habitat by Molly Aloian and Bobbie Kalman
  • Oceans: Underwater Worlds by Laura Purdie Salas

Fine Motor Skills:

  • Science pages 22-25
  • BPW pages 280-283

Craft/Activity 1: Science Centers pages 144-153

Craft/Activity 2:

  • Color the Freshwater Habitat Worksheet (http://www.education.com/worksheet/article/color-freshwater-habitat/)
  • Everglades National Park Coloring Sheet (http://www.education.com/slideshow/national-parks-coloring-pages/national-parks-4/)
  • Rocky Mountains National Park Coloring Sheet (http://www.education.com/slideshow/national-parks-coloring-pages/national-parks-18/)
  • Desert Coloring Page (http://www.education.com/worksheet/article/desert-coloring-page/)
  • Whitetip Reef Shark Coloring Page (http://www.education.com/worksheet/article/whitetip-reef-shark-coloring/)
  • Animal Habitats Coloring Worksheet (http://www.education.com/worksheet/article/animal-habitats-coloring/)

Craft/Activity 3: Draw a picture of your habitat.

Cutting Practice: Cut page 41

References

Big Preschool Workbook (P). 2014. School Zone Publishing Company. ISBN 978-0887431456
DK Workbooks: Science, Pre-K. 2014. DK Publishing. 978-1-4654-1726-8
Let’s Learn to Cut (2+). 2011. Spectrum Early Years. ISBN 978-1-60996-206-7
Take It to Your Seat Science Centers, Grades PreK-K. 2005. Evan-Moor Educational Publishers. ISBN 978-1-59673-090-8

Image Credits

Habitats Preschool Activities © 2015 Heather Johnson

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