This is Harry. We found him outside on our playground.
The toddlers were very curious about him. They wanted to touch him, talk to him, and try to hold him. We discussed what he is, what he eats, and other fun details about Harry.
We decided that it would be best for Harry if we let him go back into one of the gardens in our playground. After I put him into the taller grass the toddlers watched him crawl around before saying bye to him.
Ohio Early learning and Development Standards
Approaches toward Learning
Topic: Initiative and Curiosity
Experiment in the environment with purpose
Ask questions to gain information
Cognitive and General Knowledge
Strand: Science Inquiry and Application
Observe the physical and natural world around them
Engage in focused observations of objects and events in the
Ask questions about objects and events in the environment