Kindergarten

FELC Kindergarten Education Programs

“Most programs last 60-120 minutes in duration and can be adjusted to fit your schedule”

denotes programs we can bring to your classroom


Amazing Animals

 Dutch rabbit
Using the Center’s animals, students will learn how all animals have special features that help them survive in their habitat. Students will interact with a variety of animals.
Academic standard addressed:

Life Sciences 1, 2 

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A YEAR OF OHIO WILDLIFE

P1010597
Students will examine the changing of the seasons on a guided hike focused on observing how plants and animals adapt seasonally to take advantage of the environmental changes they experience here in Ohio.
Academic standard  addressed:  

Life science 1, 2

Earth and Space Science 1 

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WEB OF LIFE

 
Field study, games and hands-on activities will help participants gain an appreciation for the interdependency and delicate balance of nature. We will explore the concept of community, and how all living and non-living entities are connected in the natural world. The cycles of life will be examined to show that all life is connected
Academic standard addressed:

Life Sciences 1, 2 

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WEATHER

Learn to read, interpret, and use tools to measure different aspects of weather, such as temperature, pressure, and wind speed. Discover why we have seasons and participate in activities to help students gain an understanding of weather patterns.
Academic standard addressed:

Earth & Space  

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NATURE’S GROCERY STORE

Visit our farm, greenhouse, and chickens to learn how food is produced and grown. Discover the differences between processed and non-processed foods, and plant your own seed to bring back to school.
Academic standard addressed:

Life Sciences 1, 2

Social Studies 7, 9, 11, 12 

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GOING GREEN

Learners are guided through explorations about how to live in a more environmentally friendly manner. We will elaborate on the three R’s, renewable, and non-renewable resources. We will introduce easy ways to reduce waste, reccyle and reuse items normally thrown away.

Academic standard addressed: 

Social Studies 7, 9, 11, 12

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FIELD HIKE

 
Designed to acclimate and excite learners about our habitats: woods, fields, and wetlands here at FELC. The experience will be a mixture of activities and hands-on exploration to provide learners with a basic understanding of the ecology of Northern Ohio.
Academic standard addressed:

Life Sciences 1, 2 

Earth & Space 1  

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FABULOUS FLYERS

Students will make all sorts of flying things, such as kites, airplanes, helicopters, and boomerangs. They will learn and experience what and how Bernoulli’s effect helps everything, from birds to planes, fly. Buckle your seatbelts for this one!
Academic standard addressed:

Geometry 4, 5, 6

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NATIVE AMERICAN GAMES

Examine and learn about Native American life through the games that were played hundreds of years ago. Discover the important skills Native American children learned through game play: hunting, stalking, fighting, and having fun.
Academic Standards addressed:  

Social Studies 1, 2, 3, 8

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NATURE’S RECYCLERS

Rotting logs
Discover first-hand how nature recycles, because nothing is wasted in nature. We will explore a rotting log and meet and learn about the producers, consumers, and decomposers in that small ecosystem.
Academic standard addressed:

Life Sciences 1, 2  

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Pricing and Contact Information

Prices for Classes range from $3 to $8 per student depending on site location, numbers, and classes.

Contact FELC and Sr. Shirley Shafranek for available dates and pricing information at

419.448.7485 or  

sshafranek@felctiffin.org 


Looking for something different?

We will customize a program just for you!

 

Franciscan Earth Literacy Center

419.448.7485

http://felctiffin.org

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