Lesson plan

Hands and Feet

Activity stations to explore functions of hands and feet in animals.
Science content
Biology: Features, Adaptations of Living Things (K, 1, 3, 7)
Biology: Classification of Living Things, Biodiversity (1, 3)

Set up the three linked activities as stations.
Add a fourth station of animal print stamps and paper.
Students rotate through the stations to explore different ways that feet are adapted for moving through water, digging in the earth, grabbing prey or manipulating objects.
Show images of animal feet with discussion of each station.

Grades taught
Gr K
Gr 1
Gr 2