Encourage children to pretend to be a hatching egg. Remind them about the beginning, middle, and end of this process. Supply them with large boxes (that they can fit in) to hatch out of.
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What words can they use to describe their behavior?
-See the light
-Breathe fresh air
What tools do chicks have at their disposal to help them hatch?
-Beaks to peck holes in the shell
-Feet to claw at and push open the shell
-Wings to poke and prod the shell away
Many other animals hatch from eggs as well. How does that look different or the same as chicks hatching?