Thursday, May 10, 2007

Plant Theme Lesson Plans and Activities

Focus on Trees
No Plant theme would be complete without discussing the importance of trees. Two books that I would recommend that nicely introduce the concept of the value of trees are:

1. The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein

2. The Growing Up Tree by Rosenberry

Both books lend themselves to discussion on the importance of trees. Click on the titles to read the book reviews.

This could be followed-up by doing leaf rubbings or making a friendship tree found in the link

Friendship Tree

In the link below you will find "catch the seed game". The children must move the bucket to catch the seeds.

Computer Game

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