These online activities, stories and external resources can be incorporated to learn some basic facts about
chicken (chick, hen or rooster themes).
Visit the related lesson plans, crafts and activities in the themes
Activity: Science and Social Studies:
Learning about Birds > Chickens & Chicks
Encourage a discussion and dialogue: Ask the children what do
they know about chickens. Proceed to discuss some basic facts
for young children:
facts: A chicken is a bird. A bird has feathers.
Birds hatch from eggs. A rooster is an adult male chicken and a hen is the adult female. Baby
chicken are called chicks. > EXPAND
External resources to view and learn about chickens:
**Kids Farm at the National Zoo: Chickens
at the zoo (images and information) | Chicken
Activity > Read
online > See
How they Grow - Chick @ wegivebooks.org
Author: DK Publishing | Ages 0-3
Description > Follow an adorable chick on its path from egg
to adult in this fun and informative picture book
Activity > Online Jigsaw Puzzles >
eggs | Chicken
| Hen | Rooster
Skills > Problem solving. Computer skills. Bilingual English
fun with these online puzzles that can be adapted from 6 pieces to
247. The whole family can have a try. Click on the Change
Cut button to adjust number and shape of pieces.
*Eggs, hatching, chickens - Incubation
and embryology: Kindergarten
to Grade 3 Suggestions, lesson plans, on how to use classroom
incubation and embryonic development projects to enhance programs in
science, language arts, mathematics, social studies, and art.