Big Cats to Lil’ Cats

Overview

A summary of the program.

The Big cats to Lil' Cats workshops is a fun-while-you-learn methods of teaching kids all about lions, tigers, leopards (big cats) and the Lynx and the fishing cat (small cats), via games, exercises, role-plays and visuals. How size doesn't matter when you are a wild cat for you are the master at disguise, stealth and speed! To show kids the wonderful world of wild cats and give them a glimpse of just how well adapted their bodies are to be the supreme hunters they are.

  • Kids will understand why tigers/cats are top predators even though not all their hunts are successful – Jaws and claws.
  • They will play games such as Tiger statue stop and understand how tigers need to be very very quiet to hunt a deer. Need for speed.
  • They will make a pretend camera trap, and make footprints along a cat print to understand how scientists study tigers. Counting Cats.

Objective

At the end of the session the children would appreciate all kinds of cats. They will be able to tell the difference between a cheetah, a leopard, a tiger and Lion through their patterns, They will behave like cats and see how cats balance, use stealth and speed to make their kill. They will get a brief over view of where tigers live in India, how and why scientists are working hard to save them.

Takeaway

  • Making of a tiger/leopard mask
  • Learning about spots and stripes and how it helps cats hunt
  • Tiger stretch
  • Balancing using a tail/arms using a beam
  • Understanding counting tigers through camera traps and radio collaring
  • Seeing pug-marks against kids footprints

Age group - 7-10 yrs.

Partner

Educator Information

All about our educators and instructors.

Payal Molur
Wildlife Educator
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Program Details

Program particulars, and other details.

Ramanathapuram
Mango Education - Map

August 22
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Early bird fee
650 INR - Pay now

On-spot or later
750 INR

I believe cats to be spirits come to earth. A cat, I am sure, could walk on a cloud without coming through.
- Jules Verne

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Kids learning with fun at big cats to lil cats workshop
Kids at big cats to lil cats
Cat masked kids
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