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group: Preschool to early elementary
& Social Studies: Learning about Lions
1. Discuss some simple facts about lions.
The lion is a large, very strong mammal with short tan fur. Male
lions have a mane of longer hair around the neck and head. Lions
live in the plains and grasslands of Africa and
the Asiatic lion in the Gir
Fur Forest of India. Lions live in groups called a
pride. Lions are carnivores and are
closely related to tigers, leopards, and other big cats that
roar. The African lion is endangered, and the Asiatic lion is critically endangered.
Online resources >
National Geographic Kids > Creature Feature > Lions
the creature card and facts
Activity: Online Jigsaw Puzzle > Lion
Skills: Problem solving, bilingual English and Spanish
Here is an online puzzle the children will enjoy with a fun lion
image. The default puzzle is 6 pieces. Click on the change
cut button to change shape and number of pieces.
Printable Activities: Letter L is for Lion
Other activities: Visit the lion
theme to present an online story, or fable, picture book,
printable activities and crafts of your choice.
Bible theme activities: Daniel in the Den of Lions
(Bible text > Daniel
The lion theme can be incorporated to present the Bible story of Daniel
in the Den of Lions.
A fun way is to have Lion help read the story from a children Bible
storybook from his point of view and as partner storyteller. The
educator and "lion" can share telling the story. Lion
can ask the children questions, etc.
Materials and resources:
*coloring page no
text | online