Explore on a virtual field trip to the rainforest as we discover jungle animals and plants with videos and songs for kids. We’ll discover the animals that live in the jungle and learn a few jungle animal facts too!
Are you ready for a rainforest adventure?
A Virtual Field Trip to the Rainforest Jungle
One thing that can be fun to do with your child when you can’t actually travel to a specific destination is to take a virtual field trip there together. Summer Vacation is the perfect time to try it out. I’m put together a selection of video about the rainforest and songs about the rainforest that are teacher approved and mom approved for your child.
Are you ready to explore the RAINFOREST?
Rainforest Songs for Kids
Take a peek at this adorable songs that highlight jungle animal activities for kids that are mom approved. One thing you may want to discuss are some of the stereotypes for jungle animals and how really lives in which region.
Discussing words like jungle, forest, safari, desert, plains can help them to understand the various types of ecosystems on our planet earth.
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Activities Ideas for a Virtual Field Trip to the Rainforest
The featured songs and videos highlight the animals and plant life that you would find in a rainforest jungle.
Rainforest Animals Ideas
- During your adventure grab some stuff animals or plastic animals like these from the toy box and set up your own rain forest at home too to add to the adventure!
Rainforests on the Map
Rainforest Themed Crafts for Kids
- Crocodile Craft with Bubble Wrap
- Crocodile Handprint Craft
- Caterpillar to Butterfly Science with Balloons
- Butterfly Art with Recycled Items
- Snake Crafts for Kids
Rainforest Themed Books for Kids
Add some word cards and books too to make it a print rich environment all about the Rainforest! Here are a few of my favorite jungle books on Amazon.
- Rumble in the Jungle by Giles Andreae
- The Jungle Book by Golden Books
- The Umbrella by Jan Brett
- The Animal Boogie by Debbie Harter
- The Magic School Bus Explore the Rain Forest
- If I Ran the Rain Forest: All About Tropical Rain Forests by Bonnie Worth
- Over in the Jungle: A Rainforest Rhyme by Marianne Berkes
- The Mixed-Up Chameleon Board Book by Eric Carle
- “Slowly, Slowly, Slowly,” said the Sloth by Eric Carle
- Five Little Monkeys by Eileen Christelow
- The Greedy Python by Eric Carle
- Rainforest Grew All Around by Susan K Mitchell
- Hello, World! Rainforest Animals by Jill McDonald
- Over and Under the Rainforest by Kate Messner
- The Leaf Detective: How Margaret Lowman Uncovered Secrets in the Rainforest by Heather Lang
- The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest by Lynne Cherry
- In the Rainforest (Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2) by Kate Duke
- Zonia’s Rain Forest by Juana Martinez-Neal
- We’re Roaming in the Rainforest by Laurie Krebs
- Sloths Don’t Run by Tori McGee
- Explore the Rainforest: Emma and Louis in the Jungle by Ameri-siemens Anne
Rainforest Videos for Kids
Take a virtual field trip to the rainforest with a few videos that are teacher approved on Youtube! Movies like Fern Gully: The Last Rainforest , Tarzan , the Jungle Book would be a fun addition to the end of our Virtual Field Trip to the Rainforest too!
A glimpse at the jungle section of Planet Earth Movie could be super informative too! Do you have a favorite Rainforest Movie?
Have fun on you virtual field trip to the Rainforest with your child with these Rainforest Videos and Rainforest Songs!
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