Chicken: Hen, Chicks, Rooster Facts and Nutrition
Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities

Themes Activities
Animals > Birds > Farm > Chicken | Rooster

Related themes > Eggs | Nest

Books > Online Story time > Animals

Nutrition > Eggs and poultry > Chicken

Online jigsaw puzzles >

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 column.

Activity: Science and Social Studies > Learning about Birds > Chickens & Chicks

Animal facts:
Encourage a discussion and dialogue: Ask the children what do they know about chickens. Proceed to discuss some basic facts for young children:

* Animal 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

Activity > Online Jigsaw Puzzles > Chicks and eggs | Chicken | Hen | Rooster

Skills > Problem solving. Computer skills. Bilingual English and Spanish.
Have 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.

Resource > 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.