K - 3 Learning Pages:
Resources for Kindergarten to Grade 3 teachers

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Science: Animals- Caribou/Reindeer

Science Research

Alberta's Woodland Caribou - http://raysweb.net/specialplaces/pages/caribou.html A one-page document with the facts about Alberta's caribou. Excellent for research.

Arctic Animals - Tundra - http://mbgnet.mobot.org/sets/tundra/animals/index.htm A very succinct 1 page summary of caribou with several photos.

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge - http://arctic.fws.gov/carcon.htm Detailed in point form, excellent for research.

Caribou and Reindeer - http://www.mnh.si.edu/arctic/html/caribou_reindeer.html A brief comparison of the two.

Description of Scandinavian and Russian Reindeer - http://www.itv.se/boreale/bovts.htm Can be used for research material.

Enchanted Learning - http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/mammals/deer/Reindeerprintout.shtml Labeled diagram and materials to use to create a learning book resource for your class.

Peary Island Caribou - http://www.yukonalaska.com/history/bl-muskox.html endangered - problem outlined here.

Porcupine Caribou Herd - http://www.taiga.net/caribou/pch/
Excellent slide show outlining living conditions and how they impact caribou.
Would be excellent for lesson on reading graphs.

Project Caribou - http://www.taiga.net/projectcaribou/ Over 150 pages of
downloadable material created in the Yukon for educators and students. On the top bar of the page, go to Activities downloads to get to the 150 pg. pdf learning document on Caribou. There are aboriginal stories, activities, BINGO. This is excellent for classes who read...

ThinkQuest - http://tqjunior.thinkquest.org/3500/caribou.html?tqskip=1 A sample research report prepared by a teacher for students. Easy to read, great information and fun facts.


Woodland Caribou Photos - http://www.iemr.org/photos_caribou.html If you'd like to compare boreal and woodland caribou, you can access a few photos from this page.

Crafts and Activities - Reindeer/Caribou

A to Z Kids Stuff - Reindeer - http://www.atozkidsstuff.com/reindeer.html This includes background, craft ideas and a pretzel antler snack idea.

Cervids - http://www.akidsheart.com/animals/cervids/reindeer.htm Crafts, activities

DLTK's Reindeer Crafts - http://www.dltk-holidays.com/xmas/reindeer.html 7 different ideas

First School - Reindeer -
http://www.first-school.ws/activities/crafts/animals/wild/reindeer2.htm Activities, crafts, cooking, R templates all on a reindeer theme.

Hands and Feet Reindeer - http://www.kidsdomain.com/craft/handdeer.html Simple, yet, oh, so cute.

Kids Turn Central - http://www.kidsturncentral.com/holidays/christmas/pmreindeer.htm Instructions on how to make a paper maché reindeer.

Reindeer Games - http://www.logicmgmt.com/blogic/rdmaze.htm You can print off mazes for kids to try out.

Reindeer Shape Book - http://www.allaboutnature.com/subjects/mammals/deer/reindeershapebook/ Grades 1-3.

Reindeer Theme Ideas - http://www.teachingheart.net/reindeerunit.html Teaching Heart Net has collected great ideas, including a reindeer Hokey Pokey. Fun!

Rudolph, Rudolph - http://www.marcias-lesson-links.com/Rudolph.%20Rudolph.pdf An emergent reader.

Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer - http://www.clubplus.net/noel/rudolph.htm The words to the song and a midi file to play.

Wild Christmas Reindeer - http://www.janbrett.com/piggybacks/piggybacks_wild_christmas_reindeeer.htm Ideas on Jan Brett's web site to extend this picture book.