This is a fun biology activity for children of all ages. It's easy to study wildlife and habitats in your everyday lives.
Check out the free anatomy science and reading cards.
There are also free matching reading cards that illustrate what type of food a squirrel. likes to eat
Squirrels live in so many parts of the world. There are about 270 species. They are found almost everywhere, except in Australia and Antarctica. They are intelligent rodents who share our backyards. The destruction of forests and grasslands is the only thing endangering their existence.
Sometimes squirrels are called tree rats. They are rodents that are related to beavers, mice and rats. There are three major types of squirrels, tree squirrels, flying squirrels and ground squirrels. The most common squirrel in North America and Europe is the gray squirrel.
Squirrels make nests in large bird houses, barns, attics and in trees. Look up at your trees to see if you can find a squirrel's nest. Find a big mess of leaves, cloth and grasses stuck between the branches.
Tree squirrels are diurnal . They have a keen sense of smell they use for foraging food. The Eastern Gray Squirrel and Western Gray Squirrel are common to North America. I share my Colorado backyard with Fox Squirrels. In the Colorado forests you find black Abert's Squirrels.
Flying squirrels live in forests and are nocturnal. They don't fly, but glide. Most of these squirrels live in South Asia, but there are two species that live in North America.
Ground squirrels include chipmunks, prairie dogs and groundhogs .
- Free online book-The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin by Beatrix Potter
- Squirrel Songs
- Free Squirrel Clip Art
- This site has a section about squirrel themes, art and dramatic play.
- Free Unit on Squirrels and Their Habitats
- Free plan s for squirrel nesting boxes and feeders I love the bird proof squirrel feeder!
- This has a plan using an old tire for a squirrel house .
- Squirrel Appreciation Day
posted at 5:16 p.m. on October 12, 2011
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posted at 9:49 a.m. on May 4, 2012
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posted at 3:31 a.m. on October 16, 2012
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posted at 10:04 p.m. on November 6, 2012
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posted at 1:09 a.m. on November 7, 2012
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posted at 4:53 p.m. on November 12, 2012
This line is great that they are intelligent rodents who share our backyards :) I also know this animal with these wordings.
posted at 4:55 p.m. on November 12, 2012
Yes! my kids also like squirrels but do not have enough efforts to catch them.
posted at 9:59 a.m. on November 17, 2012
The destruction of forests and grasslands is the only thing endangering their existence.
posted at 5:36 a.m. on March 11, 2013
Studies shows that there are more than 270 species of squirrels across the world, it’s unbelievable! But I didn’t understand why squirrels are absent in Australia and Antarctica. It may happen in Antarctica due to the extreme climatic condition, but what about Australia?
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