At-home Activity: Habitats & Food Chains

Wetland Diorama

This activity is great for parents to do with their kids at home, or for teachers to implement into their curriculum for students. Explore a local habitat and learn about a special bird that lives there, then create your own habitat and learn about the importance of food chains!

Step 1: Watch Cali’s Crib video. Learn about our resident endangered species and why her home is a very special habitat!

Step 2: Create your own diorama of a wetland habitat and discover how species interact along a food chain!

⮇ Click here to download the Habitats & Food Chains Activity (PDF 15 MB) ⮇

Step 3: Share what you’ve learned with others! Send us pictures of your diorama via an email to or post them to our Facebook page!

We thank you for taking the time to do this activity. We hope that this activity serves as a creative outlet and a fun game to play with your friends, family, and loved ones. Please visit the Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge, the location this activity was based on, when it is safe to do so. We look forward to seeing you.

The San Francisco Bay Wildlife Society in partnership with the Don Edwards San Francisco National Wildlife Refuge thank you for participating in this program in the comfort of your home. During these times it is important that we have fun and creative quality time with our family and loved ones, and we hope this at-home activity provides you with such an opportunity.