The weather has finally warmed up here on the east coast! And the end of the school year is fast approaching. The pre-K/kindergarten class picnic is coming up next week. I volunteered to lead a scavenger hunt for the kiddos. Luckily, I already have something in my bag of tricks 😉
One of my go-to resources for creating my materials is a site called Teachers Pay Teachers. It’s where I get most of my clipart. But sometimes I get ready-made materials, too. A couple years ago, Froggy came home with a super cute Nature Walk scavenger hunt. I tracked down the seller and asked her if she could make it for me in German. She generously did! Unfortunately, I can’t find it on her TPT page, but I’ve asked her if she would post it, so I can share it here. Here’s a link to the English version.
In the meantime, I’ve created word posters and coloring pages to go along with the items on the scavenger hunt. I grouped them into two parts: Zeichen des Frühlings (Signs of Spring) and Tiere in der Natur (Animals in Nature).
Here’s what the first set looks like:
And here is the coloring page:
You can download the PDF for free here: Zeichen des Frühlings GitA
You could use the coloring page(s) as a scavenger hunt for now!
I’ll be teaching the words to the children in our next two classes. Then they can help their parents with the German when we’re all at the picnic!
UPDATE (29 May 2018): I found a spelling mistake in the files for the flower. I have since made the correction, both in the above example, and in the PDF file!
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