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Summarizing - Squirrel Rehabilitation

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Young scholars watch a video of how squirrels are rehabilitated back into nature and summarize it. They watch the video twice, paying close attention to detail. Before summarizing, they check their notes for important details and fill...
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Burrowing Animals – Ground Squirrels

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Why do ground squirrels build their homes in the ground? What's so unique about these burrows? Have individuals read about this burrowing animal, and then respond to five short answer questions that assess their comprehension of the...
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How Do Squirrels Find Their Nuts?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Viewers of this short video learn how squirrels and birds not only find their stored nuts in winter but also distract would-be thieves. Viewers see that animals have the ability to take action today (burying nuts) to fulfill their future...
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Squirrels

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students discuss squirrels and their presence in the world. In this squirrel lesson, students read books, sing songs, and make crafts while learning about squirrels and other woodland creatures.  Students also practice the letter S, the...
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Watch These Frustrated Squirrels Go Nuts!

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
 Did you know that squirrels show their emotions through tail movements rather than facial expressions? The video explains the research performed on squirrels to understand how they respond to frustration. Researchers hope the study will...
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The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin: Reading Comprehension Packet

For Students 2nd
In this collection of Beatrix Potter worksheets, 2nd graders will respond to 18 short answer questions about the book, The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin, create a riddle and draw a map of Owl Island.
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Squirrels and Hawks

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Squirrels and hawks is a nutty version of capture the flag. Squirrels and hawks is played with three teams instead of two, and therefore has more action going on. Begin with all the nuts in the center of the play area, guarded by the...
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Sammy's Chipmunk and Squirrel Observations

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Here is a fun project. Sammy observes a chipmunk and a squirrel to see how many holes each needs in order to stash the same number of acorns.  Scholars could find the answer algebraically or create a table to analyze the problem in...
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Squirrels and Jays

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students explore biology by identifying the eating habits of several animals. For this animal characteristics lesson, students research squirrels and blue jays while identifying their different diets. Students participate in a...
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Squirrels Puzzle

For Students K - 4th
In this squirrel puzzle, students identify names of items related to squirrels. Examples of words include bushy tails, chatter, tree and acorns. A word bank of 18 words is available to assist students in their search.
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Squirrels

For Students 4th - 6th
In this close vocabulary worksheet, students use the vocabulary words in the word bank to fill in the blanks and complete a passage about squirrels. Students write 10 answers.
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Survival of the Squirrels

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore the effect of an introduced species on native species. In this science instructional activity, students discuss the affect of grey squirrels on the native red squirrels.
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Squirrel With Nuts Coloring Page

For Students K - 2nd
In this squirrel with nuts coloring page worksheet, learners view and discuss the picture with their classmates and color the picture with vibrant colors.
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Creative Writing - Why Is a Squirrel Hiding in a Tree Stump?

For Students 3rd
In this creative writing worksheet, students write an essay telling why a squirrel is hiding in a hollow tree stump. They explain why the squirrel does not want anyone to know where he is.
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Make Them the Same- Drawing Comparisons- Dog and Squirrel

For Students K - 1st
In this drawing worksheet, students examine the first picture in each box and draw the missing details in the second picture in each box. They compare the pictures of a dog in the first set, and the pictures of a squirrel in the second set.
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Origami- Squirrel

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
In this Origami following directions worksheet, student following 11 paper folding steps to form a squirrel out of paper. They follow the steps in sequential order to make the proper paper folds.
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Mazes

For Teachers 4th - 8th
In this mazes worksheet, students determine the best way to help a tree squirrel find its nest through a detailed maze of fun.
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Squirrel and rabbit

For Students K - 1st
In this coloring worksheet, students color a picture of a squirrel on a tree trunk and a rabbit beside it. Students also color the sentences that describe the picture.
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The Squirrel, the Eagle, and the Egg

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students read the story The Squirrel, The Eagle, and The Egg and answer short answer questions about it. Students answer questions about the problems, solutions, and characters.
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Squirrels and Hawks

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students play Squirrels and Hawks. They practice moving safely through general space and practice fleeing and dodging skills. They referee themselves, based on the rules of the game.
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Acorns

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students experience hoarding food for winter. In this squirrel lesson, students simulate hoarding behavior as either a red or gray squirrel. Students play a game called Winter Survival and discover how squirrels survive through the...
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Squirrels Dot to Dot

For Students K - 1st
For this connect the dots worksheet, learners connect the dots and draw a line using the numbers 1-17 to outline the picture of a squirrel. Students trace the word squirrel.
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Match the Squirrels

For Students Pre-K - K
For this counting to 5 worksheet, students examine a picture of 5 squirrels in the forest with numbers by each animal. Students cut out the acorns and paste the correct number to match.
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Squirrel Islands

For Teachers 7th - 9th
In this adaptations worksheet, students read about 3 species that have changed over time to adapt to their environment. Students design a squirrel that has adapted to an island habitat that students are assigned. They describe the...

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