Chip Taylor Communications



Subject: Arts: Instruction & How-to

Hands On Crafts for Kids 12: Living Things (cc)

The focus of this series is "living things." We learn about animals and plants that share our environment while creating great projects, which have been divided into the same classifications used by scientists. With animals we look to see whether or not they have a backbone; then we look at other characteristics like Click for more

7. Animals - Vertebrates: Reptiles (cc)

07. Animals - Vertebrates: Reptiles (cc)

This program's animal group is reptiles. The word reptile means to creep. This group of animals has dry, scaly skin, breathes air and most lay eggs, though many snakes have live babies. They are also cold blooded; their body temperature changes with their environment. They have 4 short legs or no legs at all. Some examples are crocodiles, alligators, lizards, turtles and snakes. First, we have a stained-glass snake. Use the pattern from its skin to contrast with the background. Then it's an alligator; its rough skin is created with an egg carton technique. Next, it's a clay turtle with a hidden surprise. And last, we learn how the chameleon changes color. 2010/CC Closed-Captioned PIA 30 min.





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