Teaching a unit on erosion? Use a pan of dirt to show erosion caused by wind (hair dryer), water, or glacier (ice cubes).
You could use this activity to show students how the world is round and where all the continents and oceans are located. The first grade standard is in the geography strand under spatial thinking and skills saying: Maps can be used to locate and identify places. You could use the book There is a Map on My Lap!: All about Maps by Tish Rabe to show the students what maps look like.
These are continents in a box. I love the idea that children can explore the continent (looking through pictures of places, animals, people, etc). Possible center?
Are you traveling around the world with the 2013 theme? Here are crafts from around the world to enhance your programs.
Did you know February is Bird Feeding Month? Making a recycled bird feeder is a fun and easy activity for kids and a great way to get to know the local wild birds. It's also an opportunity to learn about animals' basic needs. We had fun with this make, courtesy of the RSPB kids website. Find more on LighthouseLearning.com
Anatomy T-shirt printable line drawing. Use your choice of pattern transfer and color in the design.
Life-size chalk drawings of body systems decorate playgrounds and sidewalks while demonstrating new learning.
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