simple food chain

Araina is fascinated with the food chains of different animals and plants. She is also very crafty with our big box of recyclables, felt scraps, markers and tape. Put the two together and she made this little food chain over the weekend- owl, mouse, and cheese. However, I’m not sure if this food chain will actually take place, the mouse appears to be smiling!

food chain

Check out this neat food chain game  which we stumbled upon over the weekend. It’s a very fun site which includes decomposers in some of the food chains.


  • October 19, 2009 - 4:15 am | Permalink

    I do Can call it Simply Wonderful is a good way on recycling stuffs. I do like to recycle stuff, have developed a recycling Eye (everything looks different through those glasses, I do not even know what to throw!..
    I have been making some recycling stuff out of spaghetti packages. Here in my blog is a bit more detailed , there is
    my spaghetti package`s ribbon.
    goodbye (again good idea)

  • October 16, 2009 - 1:41 pm | Permalink

    i absolutely love this idea and just posted it to believing nature,
    way to go araina!!

  • October 15, 2009 - 11:46 am | Permalink

    That is absolutely gorgeous- it’s given me a great big smile!

  • October 14, 2009 - 1:17 am | Permalink

    Thanks, that game was a lot of fun, and I love the little animals!

  • October 13, 2009 - 8:24 pm | Permalink

    Very cute! looks like something my 6 yr old would create. He’s a whiz with the cereal boxes

  • Robin
    October 13, 2009 - 3:38 pm | Permalink

    I am so proud of her :)

  • October 13, 2009 - 12:09 pm | Permalink

    oh how wonderful! I love when children take a scientific concept and express it with art! It is so cute, I may just want to take this idea and use it when my babies are old enough! Love the use of recycled materials! Thank you!

  • October 13, 2009 - 9:53 am | Permalink

    I think she’s got the concept down…LOL Love the smiling mouse.

  • October 13, 2009 - 7:32 am | Permalink
  • October 13, 2009 - 2:49 am | Permalink

    Sweet animal figures!

  • October 13, 2009 - 1:30 am | Permalink

    These little creations are so precious :)

  • October 13, 2009 - 12:20 am | Permalink

    Oh how sweet. Thank you for sharing!

  • October 12, 2009 - 11:54 pm | Permalink

    Adorable! Maybe the mouse will eat the cheese, then turn the tables and eat the owl too… Perhaps that is why it is smiling.

  • October 12, 2009 - 11:21 pm | Permalink

    sweet. i love recycled art!

  • October 12, 2009 - 11:07 pm | Permalink

    Soooo cute.
    Yup– that mouse definitely looks like “the canary who fooled the mouse.”

  • October 12, 2009 - 10:48 pm | Permalink

    The mouse might be smiling but not the cheese! I just love how she made these… the sticky tape is just my favourite!
    Blessings and magic to your clever Little Lady.

  • October 12, 2009 - 9:37 pm | Permalink

    How dear is that? For some reason it reminds me of the story The Marzipan Pig (have you ever read it? It’s beautifully macabre).

    I agree. That mouse looks a wee bit too happy. :)

  • October 12, 2009 - 9:31 pm | Permalink

    That’s really cute! Araina’s such a creative little lady!

  • Jane
    October 12, 2009 - 8:28 pm | Permalink

    Very creative. I know the mice that live around us wish they weren’t so low on the food chain (or maybe they just wish our cats would move away).:)

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