We are having a great time following Learning Seashore Animals from Simple Studies. Here you can find the lessons we have done so far, as well as some reference materials and extension ideas.
Has anyone else been looking forward to heading to the beach? We cannot express how excited we are to finally be at the seashore for a few weeks. Even Little Kid at 15 months, screamed “beach” as only a little one can, the morning I told her we were leaving. There’s just something about the … Continue reading Learning Seashore Animals
Lesson 1 in Learning Seashore Animals (You can find more info about that in this post), sets the scene, when Danny Field Mouse finds himself thrust into life at the seashore. We paired Chapter 1 of The Burgess Seashore Book for Children with two picture books that discuss the seashore in general, and introduce some … Continue reading Learning Seashore Animals – Lesson 1
What seashore reference books are your favorite? These are the ones we are keeping handy as we work through Learning Seashore Animals with The Burgess Seashore Book for Children. I chose these for our study because of their beautiful, detailed illustrations, their appeal to young children, and their “fun fact” style. They are not dense … Continue reading Learning Seashore Animals – Nonfiction
After reading chapter 3 in The Burgess Seashore book for Children we looked at some reference books to find out more about shore birds and tattlers in particular. We are having so much fun using Learning Seashore Animals from Simple Studies as a guide for our seashore learning. You can check out more about how … Continue reading Learning Seashore Animals – Lesson 3
Anyone feeling crabby? We finished up lesson 4 of Learning Seashore Animals from Simple Studies with The Burgess Seashore Book for Children yesterday and learned all about crabs. After we practiced walking like crabs, we did some crab symmetry puzzles and looked at the anatomy of a crab (I learned a lot from that one) … Continue reading Lesson 4 Learning Seashore Animals