Calling all teachers of preschool and kindergarten! While your precious students tend to be a bit young for many of the Academy exhibits and programs, I’d love to highlight one of our amazing teacher resources for students aged 4 to 6. Drum roll please…
Introducing our Junior Kits! These rentable suitcases are full of fun: crafty activities, adorable puppets, touchable specimens, and worksheets ready to copy for your kids. Borrow a Junior Kit for
3 weeks of fun in your classroom.
Each kit has as least one activity that will get your kids involved in:
|A plushie red-tailed hawk, a dozen pairs of binoculars, and samples of bird-related specimens are just some of the goodies found in our Busy Birds Jr Kit.|
Detailed material lists for each kit are now posted online! Here are the 7 varieties, to whet your appetite:
- Creepers & Crawlers I Jr.
Features the ant, grasshopper, praying mantis, bee, ladybug, worm, and coach-horse beetle.
- Creepers & Crawlers II Jr.
Features the cockroach, monarch butterfly, pincer bug, snail, Jerusalem cricket, and roly-poly.
- Busy Birds I Jr.
Features the crow, robin, gull, finch, dove, and hummingbird.
- Busy Birds II Jr.
Features the pigeon, starling, hawk, jay, sparrow, and blackbird.
- Tide Pools Treasures Jr.
Features the barnacle, limpet, mussel, sea cradle, sea star, crab, hermit crab, anemone, sea urchin, snail, and seaweed.
- Dinosaur Days I Jr.
Features the Tyrannosaurus rex, Ankylosaurus, Maiasaura, Ornithomimus, Styracosaurus, and Parasaurolophus.
- Dinosaur Days II Jr.
Features the Triceratops, Euoplocephalus, Lambeosaurus, Troodon, Edmontonia, and Pachycephalosaurus.
And unlike our kits for older students, teachers need not attend a workshop to learn how to use the materials. So call Sarah at 415.379.5816 to arrange for a pick-up!