Kindergarten - Animals of the South Platte
City of Cuernavaca Park - MAP
Description: Students will complete activities focused around animals and their relationship to the river. Through animal tracking, an animal sorting game, and exploration near the river, students will start to build a better understanding of the types of animals who live in and along the South Platte River. Students will further develop their outdoor explorer skills and have a chance to get close to the river and interact in a safe and fun way.
Activities: Animal Movement Game, Beaver Dam Building, Duck Dress-Up, Animal Sorting, Animal Tracking, and an Exploration Hike.
Standards Addressed: Science 2.1
Location: City of Cuernavaca Park is located on Rockmont Drive near I-25 at 3500 Rockmont Dr., Denver, CO 80202
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Time Schedule: The time schedule for our Kindergarten trip is flexible. We can tailor the excursion to fit your class schedule. We usually need at least an hour to complete most of the activities. Please Contact Us for more information.
DPS Bus Request Information
Pickup at School: 9:30 am
Excursion Location: City of Cuernavaca Park MAP
Return Time: 11:30 am - 1:30 pm (at the latest, specific pick up times are flexible and will be decided by the teacher)
Purpose Field: SPREE
What to Bring: All students should bring a backpack, water bottle, sack lunch, sun screen, hat, and layers of clothing to be prepared for changes in the weather. Students and adults should be prepared to be outside in any weather, there is no shelter at the park. Teachers should bring a first aid kit, extra sack lunches, hand sanitizer, cell phone, school phone number, and one adult chaperone/parent for every five students.
What to Expect: The SPREE instructors will provide all of the instruction and all materials needed for the excursion.
What SPREE Expects From You: Teachers are expected to help with crowd control and discipline throughout the day. Teachers are also expected to model appropriate behavior for their students including; listening politely to SPREE instructors while they are presenting information, staying to the right side of the trail when appropriate, being excited about and engaging in all SPREE activities, and making sure that all adult chaperones are doing the same.
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