Activity details: Students begin to recognise the body structure of an ant. They colour in a diagram of the ant using key colours to match body parts.
Key lessons and understandings of activity:
Students start to apply their understanding of how insects are made up of different body parts. They apply the common words used to describe insect features.
Year levels: Foundation
Indoor or outdoor activity: Indoor
Duration of activity: 45 mins
Learning areas addressed: Science, Art
Resources needed: Printed activity sheets, art materials.
Homework and extension opportunities: None.
Keywords: Ant, colour, foundation, body parts, thorax, antennae, abdomen