Montessori Learning Program

Incredible Living Things

Half Day Program

Program Length: 2.0 hrs approx.

Transform your classroom into an interactive museum of natural Wildlife and Biodiversity!

Students will be welcomed with the sounds of wildlife. 

Students will be introduced to several different animal and plant adaptations through the use of authentic samples of skulls and bones such as a moose, deer, bison, mink etc.  They will also be able to explore real world samples of bird’s nests, porcupine quills, dragonflies etc. 

Animal and plant kingdoms will be identified and explored through my sample taxidermy of an eastern chipmunk, barred owl, wood duck, ruffed grouse and many plant samples.  The classification and relationships between organisms will be investigated while taking part in the interactive activities and playing the wildlife bingo game.

The beavers’ habitat and characteristics will be explored and each student will make a beaver hind footprint out of plaster that will highlight webbed feet, nails and skin.

  • Explore and Examine:  
Moose skull, deer jaw, beaver teeth, coyote skull and authentic samples of insects, bird nests, feathers, moose fur, deer fur, snapping turtle eggs ,snake skin, birds nests, feathers, porcupine quills, dragonfly nymphs, etc.
  • Craft: 
Several options available including :  life size animal track replica out of plaster, pinecone bird feeder, dragonfly creatures etc. 
  • Games:  
Play interactive games that support the discussion of animal characteristics and their habitats.