Zoo Animal Cages

Build character and satisfy a sweet tooth with an activity that brings scholars together to build a cage for zoo animals using graham crackers, animals crackers, frosting, and licorice. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Take a field trip to the local zoo, or browse their website to learn in-depth information about the animals that inhabit it 
  • Gather a collection of books about animals that pupils can view when time permits 
Classroom Considerations

  • The resource is the second in a series of seven lessons promoting active citizenship
  • Take classroom allergies into consideration prior to bringing in food
Pros

  • Encourages positive work habits among peers 
Cons

  • Does not support healthy eating habits