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Archive for September, 2015

What Do Bugs and Lunch Have in Common?

I Love Bugs! by Philemon Sturges

Bugs for Lunch by Margery Facklam

After exploring the contents of the books above, try some of the following bug science activities:

http://www.sunhatsandwellieboots.com/2012/06/bug-spotter-sticks.html

http://www.123child.com/lessonplans/animals/bugs.php

http://www.preschool-plan-it.com/bugs-and-insects.html

http://theimaginationtree.com/2012/10/50-activities-for-playing-and-learning.html

I love bugs!bugs for lunch

Firefighter Science

I’m Brave by Kate and Jim McMullan

Firefighters! Speeding! Spraying! Saving! by Patricia Hubbell

Preschool science activities to accompany the books in this entry can be found at:

http://kidsactivitiesblog.com/47158/science-of-fire

http://www.ehow.com/info_8307596_preschool-science-activities-firetrucks.html

Firefighter I'm Brave firefighters speeding spraying saving

Leaf Man?

Leaf Man by Lois Ehlert

If you can accumulate a collection of leaves, it would be fun to make leaf men with your preschool children!

The following sites have some great leaf science ideas for preschoolers:

http://www.123child.com/lessonplans/seasonal/fall/leaf.php

http://www.preschool-plan-it.com/fall-leaves.html

http://www.teachpreschool.org/2010/10/crunchy-leaf-science-and-math-in-preschool/

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Denise Fleming’s Science

The author makes habitat the focus of these two titles:

Underground by Denise Fleming

In a Small, Small Pond by Denise Fleming

For related activities, try the following activity ideas:

http://www.brighthubeducation.com/preschool-lesson-plans/39356-down-by-the-pond-theme-and-sing-along-song-for-preschoolers/

There are more pond links at the link above.

See more of this author’s books for additional science in storytime title ideas.

undergroundIn the Small Small Pond

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