Learn all about hippos on a virtual field trip! Did you know that a hippopotamus, at a short distance, can run over 30 km/h? It can easily outrun a human in a short race.
Learn more about these fascinating creatures with mom and baby hippos Funani and Amashle, and Jennifer, a hippo care specialist at the San Diego Zoo.
Join them on the San Diego Zoo Facebook page.
Infants/ToddlersGet in the bath and swim like a baby hippo!
PreschoolCreate a paper plate hippopotamus.
Lower ElementaryFind the answers to hippo questions: How much do adult hippos generally weigh? What is the difference between how much an adult hippo weighs and you?
Upper ElementaryConduct research on hippos and create a board or card game based on the facts you learned.
Visit NAMC to learn more about our Montessori Infant/Toddler, Early Childhood, Lower Elementary, and Upper Elementary diploma programs and curriculum.
© North American Montessori Center - originally posted in its entirety at Montessori Teacher Training on Friday, April 24, 2020.