ExplorationWhat do living things need in order to survive in their environment? Use crayons or markers to draw a habitat, or home for living things. You may choose to draw a variety of plants and animals, including insects! Think about the basics of food, water, and shelter. Do the creatures have enough to eat? Is there water for the plants and animals? Can the critters take shelter when needed?Now think about what happens when there is not enough food, water, and shelter for the living things in their habitats. What are some ways we can make sure that habitats around the world are protected? Think about small ways you can help, such as by disposing of trash in the proper place, recycling, and being respectful of our planet’s many environments!
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