Naturally Teaching

An elementary teacher science blog

Tag: Animals

Read this interview to learn about the conservation implications for using a raising butterflies kit in your elementary classroom
A Raising Butterflies Kit for the Classroom: A Conservation Conversation

If you’ve thought about adding a raising butterflies kit to your list of activities this year, you’ll want to read this article first! While these kits have great reviews and many teachers praise their benefits in the classroom, there’s a bigger picture to consider. I had the opportunity to interview Jenn Kirts and Michelle Fournier […]

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 about amphibians vs reptiles and how it can help you in your elementary classroom
Amphibians Vs Reptiles: How to Teach the Difference in Your Elementary Classroom

Amphibians vs reptiles may be one of the hottest topics you cover this school year. Not only are these animals inherently interesting to children (and many adults!), they are also confusing to keep separate. Are reptiles and amphibians the same? What are the characteristics of amphibians? What is the difference between amphibians and reptiles? These […]

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