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    Preschool Homeschool Curriculum: Animal Homes and Food Lesson Plan

    Animal Homes and Food Preschool Activities

    Objective: To learn about where animals live and what animals eat

    Message: Animals live in different types of homes. Animals need food to live, and different animals eat different types of food.

    Book(s):

    • Home Sweet Tree by Mary Elizabeth Salzmann
    • Home Sweet Nest by Mary Elizabeth Salzmann
    • Home Sweet Web by Mary Elizabeth Salzmann
    • Home Sweet Cave by Mary Elizabeth Salzmann
    • Home Sweet Den by Mary Elizabeth Salzmann
    • Weird but True Animal Homes by Carmen Bredeson
    • Peek Inside Animal Homes by Simona Dimitri
    • You Can’t Build a House If You’re a Hippo! by Fred Ehrlich
    • Step Inside! A Look Inside Animal Homes by Catherine Ham
    • Does a Camel Cook Spaghetti? by Harriet Ziefert
    • If an Armadillo Went to a Restaurant by Ellen Fischer
    • What Animals Eat by Brenda Stones and Thea Feldman
    • Feeding Time at the Zoo by Sherry Shaham

    Craft/Activity 1:

    • Science page 10 (Optional: Color the pictures after completing the activity.)
    • Animal Homes Matching Worksheet (http://www.education.com/files/159001_159100/159092/match-the-animal.pdf)
    • Where Do Animals Live? Worksheet (http://emperorkids.com/home-worksheets-for-kids/)
    • Animal Homes Matching Cards (http://kizclub.com/Topics/animals/animalhomes.pdf)
    • Animal Homes Worksheet (http://www.gscdn.org/library/cms/84/22884.pdf)

    Craft/Activity 2:

    • Science page 11 (Optional: Color the picture after completing the activity.)
    • Animal Food Worksheet (http://www.gscdn.org/library/cms/87/22887.pdf)
    • Staying Alive Worksheet (http://www.gscdn.org/library/cms/83/14083.pdf)
    • What Do Animals Eat? Worksheet 1 (http://www.education.com/files/84401_84500/84484/animals-eat-1.pdf)
    • What Do Animals Eat? Worksheet 2 (http://www.education.com/files/84401_84500/84487/animals-eat-2.pdf)
    • What Do Animals Eat? Worksheet 3 (http://www.education.com/files/84401_84500/84490/animals-eat-3.pdf)

    Craft/Activity 3: Science Centers 14-25

    Craft/Activity 4: Where do you live? Draw a picture of your home.

    Craft/Activity 5: What do you eat? Cut pictures of your favorite foods from a magazine. Glue the pictures on a paper plate.

    References

    DK Workbooks: Science, Pre-K. 2014. DK Publishing. 978-1-4654-1726-8
    Take It to Your Seat Science Centers, Grades PreK-K. 2005. Evan-Moor Educational Publishers. ISBN 978-1-59673-090-8

    Image Credits

    Animal Homes and Food Preschool Activities © 2015 Heather Johnson

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