- What does hibernate mean? What animals often hibernate through the winter to stay warm?
- What does insulate mean? What animals insulate their homes to survive the winter?
- What does migrate mean? What animals are known for migrating long distances to avoid the winter?
- Review the instructions with your Section and play the game!
- One participant will be the activity leader for this game that is similar to Red Light / Green Light.
- When the activity leader calls ‘hibernate’, the players must not move and pretend to be asleep by closing their eyes. They cannot move forward or will have to restart.
- When the activity leader calls ‘insulate’, the players can begin moving forward at a slow pace since they are trying to conserve energy.
- When the activity leader calls ‘migrate’, the players can move forward quickly.
- The first player to reach the other side of the playing area becomes the new activity leader
- Did you enjoy this game? What about it did you enjoy?
- If you were an animal, which method would you use to survive through the winter?
Keep it Simple
- Hibernation is a way that animals save energy by sleeping through the winter. What are some ways that you can save energy in your community?
Take it Further
- Assist the migratory species in your area by setting up a birdfeeder.