They may not be HUGE but they are unusual in shape and size: Jerboas are technically desert dwelling rodents who live primarily in Northern Africa and Asia, but let's face it- they might actually be the cutest animals in existence.

They may not be HUGE but they are unusual in shape and size: Jerboas are technically desert dwelling rodents who live primarily in Northern Africa and Asia, but let's face it- they might actually be the cutest animals in existence.

How to Make Sand Slime - 3 ingredients.  This stuff feels so cool! Fun for playing with desert animals or sea shells.

How to Make Sand Slime

How to Make Sand Slime - 3 ingredients. This stuff feels so cool! Fun for playing with desert animals or sea shells.

Long-eared jerboa: This tiny rodent was first caught on film in 2007. They live in parts of China and Mongolia, and it's believed that their ears help them cool off in the desert.

Long-eared jerboa: This tiny rodent was first caught on film in 2007. They live in parts of China and Mongolia, and it's believed that their ears help them cool off in the desert.

Included in this freebie are a habitat information page, compare and contrast sheets, and an animal sorting activity.  This sample is focused on the rainforest and desert.  Please visit our store to see our full habitat units (ocean, forests, rainforest, desert, arctic animals, and much more)!Follow us by clicking the link at the top of the page to receive notice when we add new freebies and products to our store.

Included in this freebie are a habitat information page, compare and contrast sheets, and an animal sorting activity. This sample is focused on the rainforest and desert. Please visit our store to see our full habitat units (ocean, forests, rainforest, desert, arctic animals, and much more)!Follow us by clicking the link at the top of the page to receive notice when we add new freebies and products to our store.

Before the Sahara became a desert, it was home to many savanna animals, including the giraffe. People began to paint and etch the Sahara's animals in desert rock about 12,000 years ago. Archaeologists estimate that the oldest remaining pictures date back to 6500 B.C.

Before the Sahara became a desert, it was home to many savanna animals, including the giraffe. People began to paint and etch the Sahara's animals in desert rock about 12,000 years ago. Archaeologists estimate that the oldest remaining pictures date back to 6500 B.C.

Desert In A Box: Biome diorama

Desert In A Box: Biome diorama

Teach your kids about different environments and have fun at the same with a Desert In A Box: Biome Diorama. The craft has very simple instructions for how to build a diorama and your little toddler or preschooler can help you build it.

STEM and Animal Adaptations.Engineer an animal to match a habitat. A super way to integrate engineering into a unit on animal adaptations!This activity was used as part of our  Get Caught Engineering - Is It in Your Nature? family workshop at the Smithsonians Natural History Museum.

STEM and Animal Adaptations

STEM and Animal Adaptations.Engineer an animal to match a habitat. A super way to integrate engineering into a unit on animal adaptations!This activity was used as part of our Get Caught Engineering - Is It in Your Nature? family workshop at the Smithsonians Natural History Museum.

Desert Vs. Non-Desert Animal Sort & Other Desert Activities (from Stay At Home Educator)

Eight Desert Theme Preschool Activities

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