Introduction to the Nature Journal, from the "Smithsonian in Your Classroom" magazine, with lesson plans. Great creative writing resource. Highlighting the power of observation and expression.

Introduction to the Nature Journal, from the "Smithsonian in Your Classroom" magazine, with lesson plans. Great creative writing resource. Highlighting the power of observation and expression.

Activities & books that teach kids about ecology and how people can have a positive influence on the environment.

Activities & books that teach kids about ecology and how people can have a positive influence on the environment.

Solve It by the Seashore | Idea | The Mailbox.Reinforce solving word problems with this beach-themed idea. Have each child draw and color a beach scene on a sheet of paper to make a math mat. Give each student ten large shell-pasta pieces (seashells). Then tell a math-related story that specifies the number of shells that washed up on the shore (addition) or the number of shells that washed away (subtraction).

Solve It by the Seashore | Idea | The Mailbox.Reinforce solving word problems with this beach-themed idea. Have each child draw and color a beach scene on a sheet of paper to make a math mat. Give each student ten large shell-pasta pieces (seashells). Then tell a math-related story that specifies the number of shells that washed up on the shore (addition) or the number of shells that washed away (subtraction).

Jan Brett's Cursive Tracers D

Jan Brett's Cursive Tracers D

Earth and Space Science Daily and Seasonal Changes Have the students create their own sun dials. They can tell time from the sun and learn how people told time back in the day. you can also tie this into a social studies lesson dealing with with any culture in the past that would have used sun dials.

Earth and Space Science Daily and Seasonal Changes Have the students create their own sun dials. They can tell time from the sun and learn how people told time back in the day. you can also tie this into a social studies lesson dealing with with any culture in the past that would have used sun dials.

“16 Great Children’s Books on Nature and the Environment:”  This list contains some of the ‘best’ nature books out there (whether they were chosen for their storyline, their educational value, or simply the beauty of their illustrations) each and every one of them has something beautiful to offer.  From:  Children’s Book Guide

“16 Great Children’s Books on Nature and the Environment:” This list contains some of the ‘best’ nature books out there (whether they were chosen for their storyline, their educational value, or simply the beauty of their illustrations) each and every one of them has something beautiful to offer. From: Children’s Book Guide

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