Sunday, April 22, 2012

Integrating Seasons: Earth Day

Today's Google grows on you!
Today is Earth Day. Earth Day, which was founded by U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson as an environmental teach-in in 1970, is celebrated in many countries each year on April 22. Hopefully the weather is nice and you can get outside. The NY Times had a great article on 10 Ways to learn about the environment. Click HERE to get some ideas. Activities that inspire inspiration and awareness is what today is all about. Go on a walk, plant a flower, look for bugs. And at the end of the day, write about ways you can love the earth.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Integrating Seasons: Spring Games

Last year we talked about a few books you could read for Spring, here is the link if you need some ideas.

Spring 2011

I want to try and do an activity this year, that I cannot remember the last time I did it. If I ever did it. How many of you have ever flown a kite?

This book is for kids learning about verbs. Perfect for grades 1 and up.

This book is perfect for a simple read and beginning readers.

And let's not forget our cute furry frien, Curious George