Naturally Teaching

An elementary teacher science blog

Tag: Winter

Read this guide to about winter gear for your students to use during outdoor education time
Winter Gear Wisdom: A Practical Guide for Elementary Outdoor Education

Delving into the realm of winter gear for outdoor learning, elementary teachers often find themselves facing the challenge of ensuring their students are adequately dressed for the season. This guide aims to unravel the complexities surrounding winter gear, ensuring students are well-prepared and enthusiastic about outdoor learning during the winter season. What is the weather […]

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 guide to learn tips to begin teaching about matter in winter with your elementary students
Snowy Science: A Guide to Teaching About Matter in Winter

Sometimes teaching about matter can be intimidating and challenging. It’s an abstract concept that educators have the difficult task of teaching to young children. This guide to teaching matter in winter will hopefully give you some ideas for leveraging the season to help you fulfill your curricular goals in an impactful and engaging way while […]

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 […]

Answers to 7 frequently asked questions to help with weather teaching in elementary school
Answers to 7 FAQs to Help with Your Weather Teaching in Elementary School

Are you weather teaching in your kindergarten or 3rd grade classroom? Learning about weather can be one of your students’ favorite times of the year because it comes with interesting science tools, learning outdoors, and fun crafts. But what is weather? What are the factors that make weather? How do you explain climate and weather […]

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