Return to Book Page. Preview — Exploring Leaves by Kristin Sterling. Exploring Leaves First Step Nonfiction: Let's Look at Plants by Kristin Sterling. This title introduces beginning readers to leaves. Simple text describes the leafs function as well as offering easy-to-understand examples. Hardcover , 23 pages. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. To ask other readers questions about Exploring Leaves , please sign up. Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Try pairing fiction with nonfiction books and exploring different genres like poetry and biographies and formats like graphic novels and audio books.
You'll be creating your own "text sets" — collections of texts focused on a specific topic. Reading widely in this way helps children build background knowledge, vocabulary, and comprehension skills. As the seasons change, a large black bear prepares for hibernation. In his search for a den, he Endpages show swimming tadpoles; turn the page and the progression from tadpole to frog appears A dazzling celebration of the colorful variety in a flower garden and the cyclical excitement of How many types of green exist?
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This lift-the-flap book answers As an Indian storyteller guides a boat of children down the sea of grass, he reveals the story Celebrate the start of the season through Get an introduction to the concept of wetlands swamps have trees, and marshes do not and learn Thirteen poems describe holding Examine each double page spread in this oversized book.
See the realistically pictured animals Strong lines and evocative language call on readers to observe the natural world around them in Grassland ecosystems can be found on nearly every continent. Countless animals and plants live This book is a good introduction to the effects people can have on the environment. A conversational tone and flaps to lift on each double page look at different biomes are sure to Sophisticated haiku and illustrations done with colored pencil explore the Earth inside and out Short poems haiku were written in response to but also evoke creatures shown in crisp close-up Build on what you're learning together through books with these family-friendly activities, experiments, and crafts.
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Try one of these prompts, selected from our writing contest archives and other literacy organizations. Simple activities for parents and kids to do together to build reading, writing, and critical thinking skills. Read online or print the PDF. Jo MacDonald Had a Garden. Writer and poet Mary Quattlebaum's dad inspired this picture book about the yearly cycle of a garden.
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His concern about environmental issues and interest in gardens that produce food and sustain wildlife are at the center of this story. Skip to main content. Children's books and activities Nature: Our Green World Do you know any outdoorsy kids who are happiest dipping their toes in a freshwater pond, searching for animal tracks, listening for birds, or hiking to a waterfall?
How to explore this theme: Read fiction and nonfiction books Try some hands-on activities Build writing skills with these fun ideas Dig deeper with kid-friendly websites Play and learn with mobile apps More themed resources: Can You See Me?
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Autumn means leaves are turning different shades of red, orange, and yellow and falling to the ground. Jessi from SciShow Kids takes you deep inside a leaf to explain! Watch this science demonstration to see how less chlorophyll results in the changing of color in leaves.
This video includes a ton of actual photos and video clips of fall leaves as the narrator provides a soothing explanation about how leaves change in fall. Why do leaves change color?
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Learn about different types of trees, their pigments, and the chemical changes that occur in autumn leaves that give trees their beautiful fall colors! The vocabulary used in this video is a bit advanced for preschoolers, but if you have little ones particularly interested in learning more about why leaves change color it will provide more information to feed their curiosity.
Count to three and identify fall colors in this counting song. Use it as a quick introduction to other math activities.
Here are a few terrific options to go along with a leaf theme. Choose from a wide variety of teacher submitted finger plays and songs on Preschool Education.
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The Leaves of the Trees from Growing Book by Book includes a free printable song sheet and an activity that is great for circle time. Autumn Leaves Memory Match. Sort and Match Leaves. There are a ton of wonderful books to read for your leaf theme.