Animals Cams, Activities, and Family Time (oh my!)
You already know the Montessori science curriculum supports learning about biology at all ages. Whether your child is three or 17, animals present an important part of their studies throughout the year. Why? Well, kids love animals. Besides, learning about animals opens windows into all types of studies, including history, geography, art, reading, writing, and so much more.
This week we share some of the coolest live animal cam feeds from around the world. Checking one out, and keeping tabs on it periodically, can be a great jumping off point for learning as a family and spending quality time together. Along with each different animal cam we have included related activities for kids of all ages, giving you the opportunity to dive deeper if your child seems interested.
Please do keep in mind that live camera feeds are unpredictable. Sometimes it can be frustrating when an animal is just sleeping, or even hiding. Animals can also exhibit all kinds of surprising behaviors. Some of the feeds include advertisements before loading. All this is just to say: some parents may feel more comfortable previewing feeds first, otherwise, expect the unexpected! After all, learning about animals is always fun and exciting. Enjoy!
San Diego, California, United States
Washington, DC, United States
Brownville, Maine, United States
Monterey, California, United States
Vandalur, Tamil Nadu, India
Southern Alberta, Canada
For all ages-
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Newport, Oregon, United States