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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.
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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.
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This Instructional Unit comes with four different activity guides: Budding Gardner’s, Branching Out, Digging Deeper, and the Helper’s Guide.
These books offer activities for in-door gardening, out-door gardening, flower arranging, composting and basic plant science.
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The exercises in this manual were developed and tested by seventh graders. These young students were quick to demonstrate a hands-on approach to testing which of the experiments in this book were successful and which were not. Their excitement in doing these activities were important and proved that “Science is Fun.” A great resource for year-around use in the classroom.
Make plantable greeting cards… use peanut butter, chocolate chips, and cereal to learn about soil aggregates… find out how plants clean water… create your own ethnic vegetable garden…. and more. Students can become a certified Junior Master Gardener by completing all eight subject units in Level 1.
A teacher’s guide is also available.
Thomas Jefferson loved to garden. In the spring, he and his neighbors competed to see whose peas would be ready to eat first. Two hundred years later, Maya’s class is having its own First Peas to the Table garden contest. Will a secret tip from Thomas Jefferson help Maya win?
Students will make plantable greeting cards… use peanut butter, chocolate chips, and cereal to learn about soil aggregates… find out how plants clean water… create your own ethnic vegetable garden…. and more. Students can become a certified Junior Master Gardener by completing all eight subject units in Level 1.
The teacher/leader guide is designed to accompany and correspond to the Junior Master Gardener Handbook. The Junior Master Gardener curriculum has eight instructional chapters, each with teaching concepts or categories that have corresponding activities. The teacher guide also contains a wide variety of group activities.
This teachers guide pairs perfectly with the Cotton’s Journey kit. It includes interactive lessons and classroom activities to teach students about the journey of cotton.
This colorful and playful book will help young students better understand how tiny seeds bloom into beautiful flowers. By tapping, clapping, waving, and more, young readers can join in the action! Christie Matheson masterfully combines the wonder of the natural world with the interactivity of reading.
Up in the garden, the world is full of green leaves and sprouts, growing vegetables, and ripening fruit. But down in the dirt there is a busy world of earthworms digging, snakes hunting, skunks burrowing, and all the other animals that make a garden their home. In this exuberant and lyrical book, discover the wonders that lie hidden between stalks, under the shade of leaves and down in the dirt.