Nature Books for Kids: Evergreens are Green

This featured nature book for kids Evergreens are Green is a science emergent reader photo book written by Susan Canizares. Evergreens are Green is a simple nonfiction comparison of evergreen trees and deciduous trees throughout the season for kiddos ages 4-8. My Experience with Evergreens are Green I have used this featured nature book…

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Nature Crafts for Kids: Scat Pal

For a recent story hour, Track that Scat, we made scat pals. To create this craft you will need: Self-hardening clay Googly eyes Split peas Craft grass Cotton balls Bird seed The children were able to create whatever shaped scat they wanted to and add different components to make it…

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Nature Books for Kids: Track that Scat

This featured nature book for kids Track that Scat is a picture book written by Lisa Morlock. Track that Scat is a silly story for kiddos ages 4-7 about tracking via animal scat and tracks. My Experience with Track that Scat I have used this featured nature book for kids for a story hour…

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Nature Books for Kids: I’m a Turkey

This featured nature book for kids I’m a Turkey is a picture book written by Jim Arnosky. I’m a Turkey is a fun story for kiddos ages 3-8 about wild turkeys with an accompanying downloadable song (not mobile friendly). My Experience with I’m a Turkey I have used this featured nature book for…

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Nature Crafts for Kids: Marble Leaf

For a recent story hour, Leaf Jumpers, we made this nature craft for kids, marble leaves. To create this craft you will need: Small trays Shaving cream Tempura paint Popsicle sticks Cardstock leaf cutouts Paper plates Put a small amount of shaving cream into the bottom of your tray. Then drip…

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Squirrel Tail Free Printable

Squirrels are an interesting and accessible animal that children enjoy talking about and learning about. Give them the chance to act like a squirrel by printing this squirrel tail template and letting them color it. Once it’s colored, punch a hole in the top, string some yarn through the hole…

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Nature Books for Kids: Leaf Jumpers

This featured nature book for kids Leaf Jumpers is a picture book written by Carole Gerber. Leaf Jumpers is a fun story for kiddos ages 3-7 about children’s connection with leaves in the fall. My Experience with Leaf Jumpers I have used this featured nature book for kids for a story hour. We…

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Outdoor Education: Mushrooms for Tots

Recently I ran a hike for early childhood children of 6 months to 3 years of age that was focused around mushrooms. Our forests this fall have been sprouting with all sorts of wonderful mushrooms and I knew I had to take advantage of it. The tricky part with mushrooms…

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