Preschoolers listened to The Ugly Duckling and learned baby ducks are called ducklings. Following the book and discussion, students charted other baby animals they knew.
Next, students listened to Baby Farm Animals by Garth Williams. After the story we charted what other baby animals we learned.
Next, students were given the opportunity to look at images of animals and sort the babies from the adults.
Finally, students began to find other baby animals and taught their peers the differences between adult animals and baby animals.