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The Science of Skeletons

Bone by Bone: Comparing Animal Skeletons by Sara Levine

If you didn’t have any bones, what would you look like? It wouldn’t be pretty! Read all about vertebrates–animals with bones–and find out just how bones shape what all kinds of animals look like.

Samira and the Skeletons written and illustrated by Camilla Kuhn

When Samira learns about the skeletal system in class, she starts to imagine everyone as a walking skeleton.

Skeleton for Dinner by Margery Cuyler

Big Witch and Little Witch have made stew and want to invite their friends to eat with them, but Skeleton mistakes the guest list for a menu and takes off to warn Ghost and Ghoul, who hide with him in the haunted forest.

Skeleton Hiccups by Margery Cuyler

A humorous book in which Ghost tries to help Skeleton get rid of the hiccups.

Bone Dog by Eric Rohmann

Although devastated when his pet dog dies, a young boy goes trick-or-treating and receives a timely visit from an old friend during a scary encounter with graveyard skeletons.

Your Skeleton is Showing: Rhymes of Blunder from Six Feet Under by Kurt Cyrus

A wacky graveyard adventure combines funny-bone-tickling poems with silly grim illustrations, and serves as an introduction to poetry.

Skeleton craft: http://www.rubberbootsandelfshoes.com/2014/10/skeleton-hiccups-activities.html?m=1

Skeleton printable: https://plus.google.com/photos/117164923855468143550/album/5318405884582905361/5318409350741541506

Bone science for kids: https://www.science-sparks.com/learn-about-bones/

Montessori-Inspired Skeleton Unit: https://livingmontessorinow.com/montessori-monday-montessori-inspired-skeleton-unit/

 

 

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