Safari in a Box is a K-12 educational kit designed
to provide hands-on learning in an exciting way. It gives teachers and
others who work with young people resources and ideas to introduce youth
to important concepts of habitat, wildlife management, and impacts
resulting from human and wildlife interactions.
The Safari in a Box kit allows children and adults to
experience wildlife in an exciting hands-on way in an urban, suburban, or
rural setting in or out of doors. For many, the kit is the gateway to
appreciation of the outdoor world and provides their only contact with a
wild animal. Safari in a Box helps adults and young people in our
increasingly urban environment re-establish their connection with our land
and their link to the natural world.
The kit contains real or plastic replica skulls,
pelts, rubber tracks, and rubber scat (feces) for common animals such as
beaver, skunk, bobcat, coyote, raccoon, mink, muskrat, and deer. Lesson
plans, activity suggestions, teacherís guides and posters are included.
The video, Habitat Earth-Wildlife, demonstrates the importance of habitat
to all animals. Habitat Earth-H2O takes viewers on a journey that shows
how humans contribute to impaired water quality.
For more information about Safari
in a Box or to learn about how to
acquire a Safari in a Box contact
Northeast Wisconsin Chapter's Director of Education,
Roberta "Bobbie" Windus at 920-604-1686 or