Wednesday, February 15, 2012


While learning about Africa, second grade students studied African animals like the lion. Students learned that the male lion has lots of hair around his neck called a mane. The mane is there to protect their throats during a fight and to help them look fierce! Students also learned lions are social animals and like to live in groups called prides. Second graders had a lot of fun creating these lion artworks using paint and oil pastels!

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  1. Thanks for sharing this project! I used it as inspiration for a project that I did with K - 2. We added a little technology twist by creating talking lions using the Facejack app on the iPad. Here is the post: