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Tag: Picture Books

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 […]

Read this list to find wonderful animal life cycles picture books to read to your students
11 Fantastic Animal Life Cycles Books by John Himmelman

One of my favorite things to do with third graders is to go to vernal pools in the spring and try to find animal life cycles in the water. These rich outdoor labs provided my students the opportunity to see frogs and toads in at least three different stages as well as many invertebrates. They […]

Read this kids Earth Day books list with 18 titles that will inspire elementary students this year
18 Kids Earth Day Books to Inspire Elementary Students This Year

Picture books are an amazing way to learn about the world and can be an invaluable tool for introducing children to abstract concepts such as the meaning of Earth Day. This inspirational kids Earth Day books list is compiled of 18 titles that introduce the planet, encourage the enjoyment of nature, and share positive human […]

Read this list to find awesome Earth Day activities elementary students will love
A List of Earth Day Activities Elementary Students Will Love This Year

Earth Day is a wonderful opportunity to get your students involved with some awesome stewardship or community service projects. But sometimes brainstorming and planning these sorts of activities is challenging. You’re here to read about Earth Day activities elementary students will love and hopefully you’ll get what you came for! This article will cover some […]

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