>From: linda eastman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> i once took an
> immature class of 1st graders outside to do the same...they ran helter
> skelter in seconds. the next day, with another group, i improved the lesson.
> before they came i tied a piece of yarn around each of 6 different trees -
> the yarn was color coordinated with the colors of my tables. then i gave the
> kids the task of finding the tree with the yarn of their table color and
> draw everything they saw on the tree including ants, squirrels, spiders,
> bird nests, etc. i also gave each group a plastic magnifying glass to look
> up close and personal at the bark and bugs. it was like they were stuck to
> their trees. worked out much better the second time!
> linda in michigan
Wow. That sounds like one of my mid. school classes. I wonder if I could tie
THEM to the trees. You think? Toodles....Bunki