Naturally Teaching

An elementary teacher science blog

Category: Picture Books

Picture book suggestions, lists, inspired activities and more will help you with teaching your elementary English Language Arts curriculum and science curriculum.

Read this list to find books about how butterflies grow to read to your students
How Butterflies Grow: 8 Picture Books About Butterfly Life Cycles

Butterflies are a hot topic for students and teaching about how butterflies grow can be a great way to tie their interests into the standards. If your district uses the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), 3rd graders are supposed to “develop models to describe that organisms have unique and diverse life cycles but all have […]

Read this list to find books about the moon, sun, and eclipses to read to your students
12 Stellar Books About the Moon, Sun, and Eclipses

Are you looking for a way to get ready for the upcoming solar eclipse or to get a better understanding of the moon and sun? Picture books are an amazing way to learn about the world and can be an invaluable tool for introducing children to scientific skills and concepts. This list of books about […]

Read this list to find St Patty's Day books about science to read to your students
A List of 10 St Patty’s Day Picture Books About Science

Are you looking for a way to spice up your St Patty’s Day celebrations while also getting the most out of your day? Picture books are an amazing way to learn about the world and can be an invaluable tool for introducing children to scientific skills and concepts. This list of St Patty’s Day picture […]

Read this list to find maple syrup books to read to your students
Tapping Into Learning: 15 Maple Syrup Books for Elementary Science

Picture books are an amazing way to learn about the world and can be an invaluable tool for introducing children to scientific skills and concepts. This list of maple syrup books includes 15 titles that can help with your weather units, photosynthesis studies, and your water cycle units.  By reading some of these books to […]

Read this guide to learn tips to use "Over and Under the Snow" with your elementary students
“Over and Under the Snow” by Kate Messner: Teaching Animal Adaptations

Step into the enchanting world of Over and Under the Snow by Kate Messner, where winter unveils the secrets of animal survival. This article explores the fascinating narratives of creatures above and below the snow, unraveling the mysteries of their adaptations. Whether you’re a teacher looking to enhance your classroom with lessons on animal adaptations […]

Read this list to find snow books to read to your students
12 Snow Books to Support Your Elementary Curriculum

Picture books are an amazing way to learn about the world and can be an invaluable tool for introducing children to scientific skills and concepts. This list of snow books includes 12 titles that can help with your weather units, states of matter studies, and your water cycle units.  By reading some of these books […]

Read this list to find instructive picture books on pumpkins to read to your students
12 Instructive Picture Books on Pumpkins for Elementary Students

Picture books are an amazing way to learn about the world and can be an invaluable tool for introducing children to scientific skills and concepts. This list of picture books on pumpkins includes 12 titles that introduce pumpkins, pumpkin life cycles, and scientific studies that use pumpkins and their parts.  By reading some of these […]

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