Dragon Day

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We celebrated this most imaginative animal on International Dragon Day. We talked about dragon like animals, such as the alligator.  We even had an alligator in class so we could learn about scales and scutes.

We read a few dragon tales, including my favorite

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The Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munsch.  We had a fun snake dragon parade as we sang and acted out our emotions with the Happy Dragon Song:

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and lastly we made these fun, fire breathing dragons:

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Happy Dragon Day!

 

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About Joy O' Nature

I am a naturalist on the education staff here at Oatland Island Wildlife Center. I earned a B.S. in Terrestrial Ecology with a minor in Wildlife Biology from the University of Vermont. I recently received my MPH in Environmental Health from the University of Arizona. I have been a classroom science and environmental educator; instructing all ages from preschool to college, for most of my educated life.

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