The students used the website, buildyourwildself.com, to create their own wild creatures. Then, they wrote a paragraph describing their animal's unique adaptations.

create an animal and create a plant - perfect for animal adaptations and habitats/ecosystems

Each student writes a descriptive paragraph about an object. You then take a picture of each with the magnifying glass held up close so that it magnifies one eye.

Animal adaptations activities

Physical animal adaptations - adapted work

SO CUTE- This site teaches animal adaptations by letting you build your own creature. "Build Your Wild Self." My kids would love this!

PARAGRAPH WRITING~ Great visual strategy for teaching paragraphs using a stoplight system. Students can easily see the structure of a paragraph this way.

Students create interactive models showing the physical adaptations of 6 animals.

END-OF-YEAR STUDENT GIFTS~ Use Dollar Store frames and wordle.net to create these clever designs!

Create your own animal...Great to use with science lesson....Have kids create their own animal, then write a story about where it lives, what it eats, predators etc. It's fun, plus they have to really do some thinking!

Teach students to be kind to one another. Create keepsake flowers with compliment leaves. So cute for spring. Free activity and templates.

Create your own jeopardy online without using PowerPoint

20 Best Websites Elementary Teacher Should Know

like the net

I Have/Who Has Halloween plant and animal adaptations

Voki Talking Avatar! Create your free talking avatar to make fun announcements, assign homework, or engage students in interactive lessons. Check out my Voki!

When first teaching about animal adaptations, have the students brainstorm what different animals do to survive, then put them all on the board and discuss why animals have to adapt.

"Be" bulletin board - great way to encourage the character traits you wish to see in your students!

Each student was given a sticky note to use to check their paragraphs.

Question of the Moment in the library display-------could be of the week instead

I LOVE THIS. Kids take two different animals and combine their adaptations to create a whole new animal, labeling each part of course. Where does the new animal live? What does it eat? Is it a predator?