Name of Activity Adaptations Box
Author Emma Coltoff, Pami Anderson
Keywords animal, adaptations, habitat
Subject Non-LEGO
Grade Level 4, 5
Time 30 minutes
Brief Description STOMPers lead students in selecting physical character traits for an animal that can survive in the chosen habitat.
Lesson Objectives: to understand different physical character traits/adaptations necessary for specific habitats
Materials Needed:
  • colored paper (for fur)
  • cotton balls/pillow (fat)
  • felt (feet)
  • googly eyes (two sizes)
  • pipe cleaners (ears)
  • paper plate (head)
  • popsicle sticks (neck)
  • other (additional body parts)
  • tape/clothespins to attach items
Preparation and Set Up: Gather the above materials, decide what materials represent what body part
Necessary Background Basic understanding of which characteristics are necessary for which habitats and why.
Procedure Follow the directions here.
Modifications: Additional body parts can be added.
Online Reference(s)
Umbrella Unit/Curriculum (if applicable) Animal Adaptations
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