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).
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