Science & Nature

In the Desert Biome Flex: Learn About Desert Creatures and Create Coordinating Craft

In this 5 week Flexible Schedule Class, students will learn about the desert and the creatures that call it home.
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Completed by 5 learners

No live meetings

Over 5 weeks


year olds


learners per class

per learner - per week

How does aFlexible Schedulecourse work?

No scheduled live video chats
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great if your learner prefers independent pacing or is uncomfortable with live video chat

Available Times

Pacific Time

Mon Jun 6

Jun 6 - Jun 27 (5 weeks)
Flexible Time

Mon Jun 6

Jun 6 - Jul 4 (5 weeks)
Flexible Time

Mon Jul 11

Jul 11 - Aug 1 (5 weeks)
Flexible Time

Mon Jul 11

Jul 11 - Aug 8 (5 weeks)
Flexible Time

Mon Aug 1

Aug 1 - Aug 29 (5 weeks)
Flexible Time

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Class Experience

Students will improve their understanding of desert biomes and the creatures that call the desert home. Students will utilize their fine motor skills creating their own weekly crafts that correspond to each lesson.
I am a nature enthusiast, mother and teacher. I love sharing my passions with children.
Teacher will supply all links to outside resources. Students will not need a separate account. 
Students will need these supplies for the weekly craft.
Week One:
Week One students will need the following craft materials:
1. Printable from the classroom
2. small handful of sand or something that looks like sand (brown sugar, dry dirt, etc)
3. glue
4. crayons, markers or colored pencils
5. One sheet of Light blue construction paper, or child can color in white paper all blue
6. One sheet of Yellow construction paper, or child can color in white paper all yellow 
7. One cotton ball
8. Crayons of the following colors: green, red, yellow

Week Two students will need:
1. 2 empty toilet paper rolls
2. printable from classroom
3. brown paint
4. paintbrush
5. black magic marker
6. brown crayon
7. 5 pieces of white, black or brown yarn, ribbon or string cut into 3 inch piece
8. Glue
9. Scissors

Week Three students will need:
1. One large white paper plate
2. Printable from classroom
3. Black and white paint
4. Paintbrush
5. Red crayon

Week Four Students will need:
1. empty egg carton (we will use 3 egg holding sections kept together)
2. Glue
3. Paint, brown and orange 
4. Paint brushes
5. printables from classroom
6. Scissors

Week Five Students will need:
1. Red tissue paper, or regular red paper if you do not have tissue paper, one sheet
2. Printable from classroom
3. Piece of construction paper or any colored paper of choice to glue printable onto
4. glue
5. handful of rice
6. Green paint
7. Paintbrush
8. Scissors
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
  • Youtube
  • Nearpod
  • Kahoot
  • Flipgrid
No live meetings, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
Children may need adult assistance with various aspects of the weekly craft.


Kirstin Hallden Teacher & TESOL Certified
Lives in the United States
Certified Teacher and Instructional Assistant Certified ESL teacher/tutor
150 total reviews
244 completed classes

About Me

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I enjoyed teaching in public schools for eight years. I have worked with a wide variety of students with a wide variety of needs; assisting them to meet and exceed their learning goals in core subjects... 
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