Amazing Arctic Animals

Preschool to Kindergarten

60 minutes

During the Amazing Arctic Animals program, children learn the keys to survival in the Arctic. They are invited to examine animal skulls, furs and photos to discover how Arctic animals adapt to life in Canada’s most extreme ecosystem.

This program is made possible through a generous contribution from TD Bank Group.

Program Structure

  • 10-minute introduction
  • 45 minutes of program activities
  • 5-minute wrap-up


Big Ideas

The following concepts are covered in the program:

  • Our communities are diverse and made up of individuals who have a lot in common.
  • Plants and animals have observable features.
  • Daily and seasonal changes affect all living things.



  • Basic needs of plants and animals
  • Adaptations of plants and animals
  • Living things make changes to accommodate daily and seasonal change
  • First Peoples uses of plants and animals

Social Studies

  • Needs and wants of individuals and families
  • Rights, roles, and responsibilities of individuals and group

    Curriculum Connections

    Social Studies

    • Use social studies inquiry processes and skills to:
      • Ask questions
      • Gather information
      • Interpret ideas
      • Analyze ideas
      • Communicate findings and decisions
    • Explain the significance of personal or local events, objects, people or places.
    • Acknowledge different perspectives on people, places, issues, or events in their lives. 



    • Inspire curiosity and a sense of wonder about the world (questioning and predicting).
    • Make exploratory observations using their senses (planning and conducting).
    • Recognize First Peoples stories, songs, and art, as ways to share knowledge (processing and analyzing data and information).
    • Discuss observations (processing and analyzing data and information).
    • Transfer and apply learning to new situations (applying and innovating).
    • Share observations and ideas orally (communicating). 
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    Contact us

    (604) 257-8300



    Monday - Sunday
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Statutory Holidays (excluding Christmas): 10:00 am to 5:00 pm


    1905 Ogden Ave.
    Vancouver, BC
    V6J 1A3

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