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W is for Walrus
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Ages 2.5 + to 6 Level:
Preschool - Kindergarten
The walrus is an interesting animal to introduce letter W and wildlife in the Arctic region. The walrus printable craft is LARGE emphasizing on the size of this magnificent animal!
The activities are appropriate for an Arctic, Ocean Creatures, Zoo or Aquarium Theme.
Activity > Science-Animals: Learning about the Walrus
1. Present some walrus fun facts and images. Here are some basic facts and links to choose from. Adapt the information and materials to your teaching needs.
Quick Walrus Facts - Realistic Walrus Coloring Page (display)
*They bask in large herds on pack ice there.
* Walruses are tan to light brown.
*Walruses use their tusks and whiskers to search the seafloor for shellfish. They suck clams out of the shells without even breaking them open!
*They have layers of fat, called
blubber, under their skin to help keep warm in freezing weather.
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