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How Does Your Garden Grow?

My Garden by Kevin Henkes

Up, Down and Around by Katherine Ayres

Find a number of suggested science activities by using the links below:

http://www.everythingpreschool.com/themes/gardening/science.htm

http://www.preschooleducation.com/scgarden.shtml

http://www.perpetualpreschool.com/preschool_themes/gardening/gardening_science.htm

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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Tree Life Cycle

Picture a Tree by Barbara Reid

Copy or draw a picture of a big tree with lots of branches.  Have each child “dress up” the tree with their own artistic ideas.  Perhaps leaves, kites, apples, blossoms, birds, or animals will be used.

Picture a Tree

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