- What materials do you need for the activity?
- What animal signs might you see?
- How will you stay safe in this activity?
- Grab your notebook and pens!
- As a Section, write down a list of animal signs that you think you will see, or that you’d like to see. This makes it easy to check off as you go!
- Set out on your outdoor adventure and see what you find.
- You can write or draw what you see to help you remember!
- Special tip – you may want to bring a ruler to measure some of your tracks and help with identification.
- As a Section, discuss what you saw. How many animal signs did you find? How many animals had been around?
- What animal signs did you find?
- What was your favourite part of this adventure?
- What might you do differently next time?
- Ruler (optional)
Keep it Simple
- Keep it simple by playing What Would an Animal Do? to learn a bit more about how animals move around first - this might make it easier to identify their tracks!
Take it Further
- Take this further with a full-day adventure to catch more animal signs. Grab your binoculars and add bird-spotting to the list. You just might catch some animals in real-time!