Use a PowerPoint™ presentation
to introduce the parts of a cricket's or a ladybug's food chain.
Students color and cut out or simply cut out images of producers, primary consumers, and a secondary consumer. Then, they combine them with string to create simple mobiles
. Choose from color or blackline images, English text or Spanish text.
show students how to create the mobile.
Quick and easy!
Like this product? Here are the food chain mobiles you can find in our store: BUTTERFLIES
, and BOBCATS
This activity could be part of a unit to meet NGSS 5-LS2-1: Develop a model to describe the movement of matter among plants, animals, decomposers, and the environment.
CHECK OUT ALL THE GREAT RESOURCES IN OUR STORE FOR ARTHROPODS
• An Introduction to Arthropods
Introduce arthropods with science, math, language, and movement activities.
• All About Arthropods
Model exoskeletons, molting, animal colors, and the systems in a cricket's body.
• More About Arthropods
Create models of a garden habitat, arthropod life cycles, and food chains.
• Arthropod Predator Game
Review the charactertistics of an arthropod with a fun, quick game kids will ask to play over and over.
• Arthropod Review Spinner
Review the characteristics of an arthropod with this spinner.
• Food Chain Mobile for an Arthropod
Create a food chain mobile for a cricket, a primary consumer, or a ladybug, a secondary consumer.
• Life Cycle Mobile for an Arthropod
• I Have Who Has Arthropod Game
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