Homeschool Bookstore: Earth Day
Earth Day Activities
The old saying "good things come in small packages" is an apt description of this holiday activity booklet. This book is filled with all types of projects and ideas for increasing environmental awareness during Earth Day. Learning opportunities abound in these pages which include a literature-based teaching unit, creative arts projects, and many other personally rewarding experiences designed to reinforce Earth Day.
Every Day is Earth Day, Ages 5-8
Here are colorful step-by-step instructions for twenty craft projects with a common theme protecting our fragile Earth. The crafts range from a "trash monster" that devours litter, to a nest-building supply box for birds, to a talking Earth puppet that kids can use to spread the word about the environment. All are simple enough for young children to make from recycled and other easy-to-find materials. Contents: Celebrate Earth Day! Scrap Paper Scratch Pad Trash Monster Good Earth Necklace Giant Hand Flower Seedling Necklace Bag Saver Puzzle Tree Sock Cactus Recycled Wind Sock Egg Carton Bus Raindrop Mobile Oil Slick Paper Galapagos Tortoise Bird's Nest Supply Box Summer Sun Rock Changing Seasons Tree Winter Snowflake Spring Showers to Flowers Earth Light Catcher Talking Earth Puppet.
Let's Celebrate Earth Day
Gr. 1-3. Using a question-and-answer format, the Roops introduce the history and importance of Earth Day. They discuss Senator Gaylord Nelson's creation of the celebration in 1970; the 1969 Cuyahoga River fire that led to the Clean Water Act; the concept of endangered species; some positive results of forest fires; and recycling. Full-color artwork appears on every page, breaking up the text and clarifying information. Numerous sidebars, some incorporated into the illustrations, supplement the basic facts, and quotes, most from famous Americans, decorate the endpapers. The authors also include directions for creating a composting tower using plastic soda bottles.
Daily Discoveries for April: Thematic Learning Activities for Every Day
There's a reason to celebrate something every day! Library Day...Castle
Creation Day...Thomas Jefferson's Birthday...Earth Day and more are all
in April! Each day is laid out with a way to "set the stage" whether
with costumes, decorations or discussion; literary works on the
subject; writing, critical thinking, math, social studies, music,
sensory and art exercises and activities. There are also extensions and
values discussion starters. Each chapter is illustrated and filled with
reproducibles to use with your class or children. 192 pages, softcover,
Practical Plays Grades 1-5
Original, low-cost, easy-to-produce plays enhance the curriculum and
provide program material for Halloween, Thanksgiving, Winter,
Valentine's Day, Community day, and Earth Day. The plays are easy to
stage, memorize, rehearse, and perform! 129 pages.
More of God's Seasons Inside
This collection combines Christian concepts with common events for a visual link between the Gospel and the school year. Simple directions and diagrams let you reinforce create bulletin boards that are more than just decorations. And the hands on designs let you involve students too! Designs are included for spring and summer, holidays, and the church year. You'll discover fun designs for St. Patrick's Day, Earth Day, Lent, Easter and much more! You'll also find creative ideas that illustrate standard curricula such as science, math, and language arts.
April, Making Books with Pocket
Making Books with Pockets. Grades 1-3. Enliven every month of the year
with fun, exciting learning projects that students can proudly present
in a unique book format. There are lessons for art, creative writing,
nonfiction writing, science, social studies, and literature. You get
reproducibles galore - minibooks, patterns, and writing forms. Each
month also has a calendar form, a list of special days to celebrate,
two interactive bulletin boards, and up to date bibliographies. The
easy to use format includes an illustrated overview to show and tell
exactly what goes in each pocket. April: Easter, Animals that Lay Eggs,
and Celebrate Earth Day.