- What does a beaver use its tail for?
- Why do beavers have such big front teeth?
- What do beavers eat?
- How do beavers cut down trees? Move large logs?
- How do beavers build dams? Why do they build them?
- Explain how a beaver’s home is made?
- Build a beaver dam using small sticks and glue or build a beaver lodge.
- Read a story about beavers, their families, and how parent beavers protect their young.
- How many babies does a mother beaver have? How soon after birth can baby beavers swim?
- Draw or color a picture of what a beaver’s lodge looks like if you could slice off one side of a typical beaver lodge.
1. Their flat tail slaps the water, to let other beaver know where they are,
where food is. They also slap their tails to alert other beavers of danger.
2. They can chew or gnaw on tree trunks
3. Beavers eat leaves, bark, twigs, roots, and aquatic plants
4. Their sharp front teeth and cut big logs into branches or twigs
5. When the trees fall down and they build lodges and dams to live in
6. Small leaves twigs and mud
9. Two to four babies each year and a baby beaver can swim almost right after