Learning Animals with Magic Tree House Books

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Animals are such a fun subject to study for science at almost any age.  They are especially great in the early elementary school years because children are often really interested in animals at that age and animal science is easily explained to younger children. The topic of animals is also easily linked to literature studies.  … Continue reading Learning Animals with Magic Tree House Books

Animal Matching Cards for Teaching Gender, Young and Group Names-FREEBIE

Download these cards for you children to learn and sort animals by gender, young, and group names.

I created these cards to go along with our Charlotte's Web unit that Little Fish, grade 2, and I are enjoying.  He sometimes has trouble linking information together appropriately when learning, which results in some strange associations when he goes to retrieve the information.  For example, when I updated his language testing this year and … Continue reading Animal Matching Cards for Teaching Gender, Young and Group Names-FREEBIE

An Easy Way to Learn the Earth’s Biomes

Cover for An Easy Way to Learn Earth's Biomes showing photos of the desert and a rainforest.

This year, we learned about the earth's biomes for our science curriculum.  Through this one subject, we learned animal classification, plant classification, life cycles, the water cycle, geography, conservation as well as other topics that came up during our study.  All while taking the relaxed approach of studying one biome a month.  Here are the … Continue reading An Easy Way to Learn the Earth’s Biomes