The Earth is home to a multitude
of plants and animals. Man is the biggest threat to the existence
of these species. Changes in the environment of these plants and
animals often cause their numbers to dwindle and they become endangered.
If conservation methods are not used, these species can become
403-1 Elephant Family:
Both the African and Asian elephant are on the endangered animal
list. This pompom and chenille elephant is of the Asian family
characterized by smaller ears, a hump-shaped back, and very
403-2 Endangered Animal Banner: Sorry to say, there are
thousands of animals on the endangered list. Create a felt banner
to remind you to help fight to save "Our Animal Friends".
403-3 Whooping Crane: This bird is perhaps the best-known
endangered species in North America (and also the tallest at
about 5 ft). Snow white with black wingtips, it has a long neck,
a dark and pointed bill and long thin legs. It is the only bird
that flies with its neck straight out and legs trailing. You'll
be making a wacky walking or flying version of this beautiful
bird with Styrofoam.
403-4 Pull Toy: Learn about another group of endangered
animals with a fun way to show some of their characteristics.
Die cut paper is an easy and inexpensive base to our project.
403-5 Endangered Animal Flip Book: Create your
own paper book of different endangered animals. We researched
and chose 10 for our book including the whale, tortoise, sea
otter, black rhino and walrus. You'll create a matching game
in your books as you learn about these animals.
403-6 Hands On Project: Kids helping other kids through
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