I’m attempting to record all our favorite activities that I just never got around to writing about. This is one of the activities we did as part of our focus on Creation. I was hoping to do a whole series of posts on our Creation activities. But since it’s been almost 2 years and I still haven’t gotten around to the task, it’s pretty safe to say it’s not gonna happen. Our landform activities were simply too fun not to share though!
We were talking about how God created the land and focused awhile on the different types of land we see. I was using the Creation story to fulfill our “science” activities.
I chose 5 or 6 landforms (it’s been awhile so I can’t remember exactly) to focus on and printed one photograph and one illustration of each. I found all the pictures online. It would probably be a good idea to laminate these. Our pictures certainly got messy.
Matching- First I had J match the illustration to the corresponding landform photo. This is a great way to practice matching for any category, especially if your child has no trouble matching 2 pictures that are the same.
Shaving Cream fun- I brought out the shaving cream and we created our own examples of the landforms. Warning – you will use A LOT of shaving cream if you truly want to make quality landforms. I bought a can at the dollar store. J was 2 years old when we did this activity and did need some help making a few of the landforms. TIP: it’s a good idea to start with the mountains!
After all the landforms were made, J “labelled” each with the correct picture.