Tracks, Trails and Other Tails

Students become Wildlife Biologists, exploring our connection to wildlife, while learning to understand Tracks, Tails, and other Trails. Hands on activities.


  • 5 to 8 plastic bags  
  • Scissors 
  • Peanut or sunflower seed butter, oats, cocoa powder (or powdered hot chocolate or chocolate milk mix), sweetener (honey, sugar, stevia..) 
  • Plate
  • Spoon 
  • Playdough 


Make home-made Playdough-2 cups Baking Soda + 1.5 Cups water + 1 cup corn starch, mix together in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil while stirring, then put on medium heat and stir until it balls up in the pan. It is ready to use once you touch it with a wooden spoon and the dough does not stick to the spoon.


Facilitators  Cindy Davidson, Kristen Hanson