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You can expand your study of the Continents by selecting an animal from each continent and opening up a window of knowledge of different lands and ecosystems. By using as accurate as possible representations of the animals food, a child could have a hands on experience with actual prairie specimens by using the Bison Naturalist in a Box or actual vegetation of watershed specimens with the Beaver and River Otter Naturalist in a Box. Children love small objects that are realistic of which are generously represented in many Naturalist in a Box sets.
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Companion books that we sell on our website that are high quality children’s literature are an extension of the material. Labeling the objects in the lunchbox is an extension to Naturalist in a Box. Using the arts by drawing or painting the animal and it’s habitat, constructing a diorama around the Naturalist in a Box animal and lunchbox and challenging the student to investigate what other objects or pictures represent what else the Naturalist in a Box animal consumes. The Peterson Birds app is excellent for listening to Owl calls for the Naturalist in a Box Spotted Owl and Barn Owl.
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Any child over the age of 4 who is not apt to put things in their mouth. Young children enjoy relating to an animal they may have seen or are studying. Kindergarten age children can relate on a level of sorting and categorizing the animals food/objects that it eats. Early Elementary age children use the material as a springboard for research about the animal, it’s habitat and web of life. Naturalist in a Box can be a gift to a child to be used at home or a material in a classroom.