Kindergarten - Animals of the South Platte
Pasquinel's Landing Park - MAP
Description: This excursion has students examine animals and their relationship to the river. Through animal tracking, beaver dam building, and exploration near the river, students will start to build a better understanding of a variety of animals and their habitats in and along the South Platte River. Students will further develop their outdoor explorer skills and have a chance to get close to and interact with the river in a safe and fun way.
Activities: Animal Movement Game, Beaver Dam Building, Duck Dress-Up, Every Animal Needs a Home, Animal Sorting, Animal Tracking, and an Exploration Hike
Standards Addressed: Science 2.1 & 3.2
Location: Pasquinel's Landing Park is located at 801 W. Evans Ave., Denver, CO 80223. Buses should drop students off at the corner of S. Huron St. & W. Asbury Ave.
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Time Schedule: The time schedule for our Kindergarten trip is flexible and can be tailored to fit your class schedule. The standard start time is 10:00 am and the minimum trip length is one hour. Please contact us for more information.
DPS Bus Request Information
Pickup at School: 9:30 am
Excursion Location: Pasquinel's Landing 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 full water bottle (there is no running water at the park), 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, extra water, hand sanitizer, a cell phone, 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. Students will be broken into smaller groups to rotate through activities.
What SPREE Expects From You: Teachers are expected to help with crowd control and discipline throughout the day. Teachers and chaperones 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, and being excited about and engaged in all SPREE activities.
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