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Re: Primary ecology lessons`


From: KPRS (kprs_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Wed Mar 28 2001 - 19:17:42 PST

How about designing and planting a garden at your school? The garden could spur
other kinds of craft art, i.e. plant stakes, pinwheels, cement stepping stones,
painted rocks.

San D

menichino wrote:

> Hi all you helpful people,
> Does anyone have any ideas for lessons related to ecology for first graders?
> I recently read them two books (with different lessons) that had an ecology
> emphasis -- The Great Kapok Tree and One Less Fish. They seemed very
> sensitive to the fact that we need to take care of the planet. I thought
> I'd have them carry this one step further since Earth Day is coming up, but
> other than use recycled items to create work I'm kind of at a loss. Any
> ideas?
> Thanks very much (oh, by the way, your advice for me about how to improve my
> 4th graders' watercolor landscapes was much appreciated and is now being put
> into action with great results. Thanks for that too!)
> Liz in rural NY
> ---