Fox Burrows

Foxes live in forested areas, but they are also found in mountains, grasslands and deserts.

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They make their homes by digging burrows in the ground.

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These burrows, also called dens, provide a cool area to sleep, a good location to store food and a safe place to have their pups.

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Burrows are dug-out tunnels that have rooms for the fox and its family to live in.

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The burrows also have several exits so that they can flee if a predator enters the burrow.

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As part of our Fox week, we created our very own burrows using a few key ingredients.

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These include toy foxes, wood chips, artificial grass, rocks, and pine cones!

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Everyone enjoyed creating little scenarios with their dens, seeing all of the different ways they could create a home for their foxes!

Fox Puzzles

One way to put your  child’s mind to work is with the continued exposure to puzzles!

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Children of all ages can gain benefits from playing with puzzles.

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These brain-building activities help develop cognitive and fine-motor skills, foster cooperative play and spur problem-solving prowess.

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Not only are puzzles a perfect way to spend some quality time together, but kids feel proud of themselves for completing one.

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Better yet, they’re an interactive way to teach colors, letters, numbers, shapes, animals and beyond.

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For this activity, we completed a fox puzzle!

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 Each puzzle had anywhere from three to seven pieces, and students were encouraged to try and work out the puzzles on their own.

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They were told to first count the pieces and then arrange them into a shape.

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Following the completion of the puzzles, students were instructed to try them again!