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Animal Adaptations

What kinds of things do animals have that help them survive in the wild? Explore the tough life of some of nature's cool creatures and create your own critter using a variety of adaptations! Live animals and animal artifacts will be used.

Activity provided by  Nebraska 4-H Extension 


Activity Procedure

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  • Markers, crayons, construction paper, scissors

  • Faux animal coverings (ie. feathers, leather, faux fur, scales or sequins, etc);

  • Clay for critter

  • Nature supplies can also be included or collected (ie. leaves, sticks, rocks, feathers, etc)

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