Safari Week - DAY 4, Thursday

Welcome to Safari Week!

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Meeting ID: 715 6218 8864

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Today is Thursday, July 23, 2020

The resources for today are posted below.

Learn the names of some of the Safari animals that live in Kenya!

Do you love big cats? Check out this website from NatGeoKids to learn facts and see pictures of some of the coolest big cats in the world.

CLICK HERE or on the image to open the website.

Can you draw a picture of the pattern on their coats?

Which of these big cats live in Africa?

How are they the same? How are they different?

All About Elephants

Learn facts about these amazing creatures, then try out the activity below to spray water just like an elephant!

Spray like an Elephant!

Elephants use their trunks in many ways: to protect themselves, to swat away flies, to eat, and to play.

See if you can use your "trunk" the way an elephant does in this fun outdoor activity!

You will Need:

  • A Straw

  • A cup of water

  • An outdoor space


  • Fill your cup with water then grab your cup and straw and head outside!

  • Dip your straw into the water as if you were going to take a sip but don't swallow the water!

  • Keep the straw in your mouth and cover the other end of the straw with your finger.

  • Next, lift the end of the straw up into the air, move your finger and blow hard into the straw to spray the water up into the air just like an elephant!

  • Have fun!

African Folk Music for Movement, Meditation, or Nap-time.

Listen to some beautiful African folk music while you move, rest or play. Move your body to the music or close your eyes and imagine all the amazing safari animals moving peacefully across the grasslands.

If you loved today's story, Giraffe Problems, check out the pages here!

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Download PDF • 2.04MB

Today's craft is a Clothespin Giraffe! This one will take some patience and experimentation but when it's done, you'll have a giraffe who can stand up to reach the tops of the acacia trees!

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