1st Grade - Nature Explorers
Commons Park - MAP
Description: The 1st grade SPREE excursion takes place at Commons Park. This excursion focuses on habitat and animals.
Activities: Animal Survival Kit, Oh Deer, Build a Shelter, Every Animal Needs a Home, Clues Animals Leave Behind, Animal Mysteries
Standards Addressed: Science 2.2
Location: Commons Park is located north of the intersection of 15th Street and Little Raven St at 1601 Little Raven St, Denver, CO, 80202
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MAP AND DRIVING DIRECTIONS
Time Schedule: The 1st grade excursion starts at 10:00 am and runs until 1:30 pm. We usually eat lunch between 11:30 am and 12:00 pm.
DPS Bus Request Information:
Pickup at School: 9:30 am
Excursion Location: Commons Park - MAP
Return Time (bus departs from park): 1:30 pm
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: This SPREE excursion involves a bit of walking. Teachers should come prepared to spend the day walking around on various trails. The SPREE teachers will provide all of the instruction and all materials needed for the excursion. Students will also be broken into smaller groups to rotate through activities.
What SPREE Expects From Teachers: 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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