Choose an animal that hibernates and show some of its footprints on a piece of paper. Make copies of the footprint paper and use them to wind a trail in your classroom to a place where a picture of that animal or a stuffed toy of the animal is hidden (under a pile of blankets, in a covered shoebox, or something like that). Have children follow the tracks and find the hibernating animal.
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