Safari Day - Jerri Cobb
Today we’re grabbing our binoculars and canteens to go on a safari! What better time to spend time outside?? We’re going on a safari ride!
Today’s theme is inspired by Oklahoma Hall of Fame Member Jerrie Cobb. Her hometown is Ponca City, Oklahoma. Cobb got her pilot’s license when she was only 17! She played semi-professional softball so she could save money and build her own plane, a World War II Surplus Fairchild PT23. Cobb was also the first woman to complete NASA’s astronaut training, but couldn’t serve due to her gender. Cobb spent her time as a consultant for NASA and flew her plane as part of missionary endeavors in the Amazon. You can learn more by reading Jerrie Cobb’s Oklahoma Hall of Fame biography.
Arts & Crafts! You saw how to make the fun giraffe in the storytime video, but we wanted to share a craft for another of our favorite animals: elephants! This awesome elephant craft is a bit more detailed so make sure to do this one as a family.
Keep learning more of Oklahoma’s Story! We hope that you have a fun time at home exploring the safari! As always, there’s more to this Oklahoma story, come back tomorrow and we’ll have more for you to explore! Please post pictures of your Safari Day and share them with us: #ohofathome
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