Packed with garden-based activities that promote science, math, reading, writing, imaginative play, and arts and crafts, The Garden Classroom offers a whole year of outdoor play and learning ideas—however big or small your garden.
Categories: Gardening, Plants, Seeds | Type: Book | Age: K - 3rd
The Cat in the Hat introduces beginning readers to maps–the different kinds (city, state, world, topographic, temperature, terrain); their formats (flat, globe, atlas, puzzle); the tools we use to read them (symbols, scales, grids, compasses); and funny facts about the places they show us.
Sheep, cows, and dogs.. Oh my! Students can read about a variety of farm animals and their roles on a farm in this colorful book with plenty of pictures! Student’s will take a look into the history of animal domestication and how some roles have changed while others have stayed the same. “Animals on the Farm” explores topics like: animals for food, animals as machines, and farming in the future. Animals carry our heavy loads, protect us from danger, and are often our friends.
I’m the Cat in the Hat, and I think that you need to come take a look at this thing called a seed. This non-fiction book introduces beginning readers to seeds and plant life cycles. The companion book to the Living Necklace lesson plan and the Living Necklace Kit. Please check the kit out separately.
Categories: Gardening, Literacy Project Books, Seeds | Type: Book | Age: K - 4th
From a seed to an apple on a tree, an egg to a chick, a tadpole to a frog, a poppy flower to a seed head, this natural history book introduces young children to the amazing ways animals and plants change as they grow. All the stages of development are clearly numbered, and lead the child logically through each cycle, as the mysteries of germination, gestations, metamorphosis, and incubation are carefully explained in simple language.
Categories: Animals, Conservation & Natural Resources | Type: Book | Age: K - 4th
In January, Lily receives a box of fresh oranges from her grandmother in California. In February, Lily sends her grandmother maple syrup from the trees on her family farm in Maine. And so the year goes on through the pages of this warmly illustrated picture book.