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An Apple a Day!

Apple by Nikki McClure

Up, Up, Up! It’s Apple Picking Time by Jodi Fickes Shapiro

Find some ap”peel”ing preschool apple science activities here:

http://preschoolpowolpackets.blogspot.com/2014/08/apple-preschool-science-experiments.html

http://www.perpetualpreschool.com/preschool_themes/apples/apple_science.htm

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Rabbit Habits

Forever Friends by Carin Berger

Rabbit’s Gift by George Shannon

After enjoying these story lines, there is a nice list of rabbit facts at http://www.brighthubeducation.com/preschool-lesson-plans/64076-bunnies-classroom-theme/ and (if you don’t know someone with a real bunny to bring to storytime) some beautiful photos of real rabbit breeds at https://www.arba.net/breeds.htm.

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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

Seasons

What Makes the Seasons by Megan Montague Cash

Make a “Seasons Circle” which can be found on page 35 of the book “Science is Simple”.

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Seasons Change

Snow Rabbit, Spring Rabbit: A book of changing seasons by Il Sung Na

Use a magnetic board kit that shows different seasons to explore spring, summer, winter and fall.

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