Activity details: In this activity students pretend they are birds, and experiment with eating like a bird, nibbling at bits of food that are hanging from string without using their hands.
Key lessons and understandings of activity: The aim of the activity is for children to have a bit of fun while considering how life would be if we had wings instead of hands.
Year levels: Foundation
Syllabus Outcomes: STe-8NE
Indoor or outdoor activity: Indoor
Duration of activity: 20 mins
Learning areas addressed: Science
Resources needed: Bits of food hanging from string for children to eat. Use fruit, veggies, bread etc.
Homework and extension opportunities: None
Keywords: Birds, eating, behaviour, foundation
Explicit Australian Curriculum link:
- Living things have basic needs, including food and water (ACSSU002)