Needs of Plants and Animals - Habitat Hunters

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The Habitat Hunters activity can also be found within the Needs of Plants and Animals - Let's Do Science Bundle. If you are interested in purchasing this activity and more, you can check out the Needs of Plants and Animals bundle here.

During the Habitat Hunters activity, which is ideal for K-1, students will determine the essentials of a suitable habitat for various grassland animals. Probing questions help them to identify the requirements that animals have for the maintenance of life.

By the end of the activity students should be able to:

  • Identify and understand the basic needs of living things and how they meet these needs
  • Understand and explain the environment/habitat for various plants and animals

Additional resources included with the activity plan:

  • Student worksheet
  • Vocabulary cards
  • Grasslands habitat board
  • Animal cards
  • Animal identification game
  • Needs cards
  • Illustrated habitat change/loss card
  • Swift fox card