It’s Moving Day: Animal Migration
Animal Migration & Mapping
Nature.com has a lot of information about many different kinds of animal migration. This is a great resource for older kids who are interested in going a bit more in depth into the how and why of animal migration behavior.
Ducksters shares some great kid-friendly material to incorporate into your animal migration unit study. You’ll find examples of animal migrations on land, through the water, and in the air.
The National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) shares this FREE downloadable animal migration activity guide, which includes a butterfly mapping activity, bird migration maps, a DIY bird feeder activity, and more.
This animated globe map shows migration patterns of animals all over the world, documented by data tracking of 150 species over the course of 10 years.
Karyn of Teach Beside Me shares this excellent activity for mapping animal migrations. Be inspired to create your own mapping activity, or purchase her printable download.
Our Virginia Home Educator Magazine has many more facts and resources about animals, their traits, habits, and living cycles. Check them all out!