Thursday, April 19, 2012

Earth Day

Next week we will be celebrating Earth Day and learning how we can take care of our planet.

One of our favorite books to read is Miss Fox’s Class Goes Green by Eileen SpinelliIt is a wonderful book to use as a read aloud or at a listening center to get students thinking about things they can do to keep our Earth healthy.  Then we always make a class book to add to our classroom library.  Each student will write and illustrate a page about what they will do to GO GREEN.

green picture

Click {here} to download a copy of the template so your class can go GREEN.

Another activity that we will be doing during the week is creating an Earth Day Equation flipbook.  Students will solve addition and subtraction equations and sort them by deciding if the answer is less than 10, equal to 10 or greater than 10.  As we begin to align our activities more and more with the Common Core Standards this is a skill that our students will need to be able to do.


click {here} to download a copy of this activity

Have a great weekend . . . we will both be spending our weekend in the sun (and wind . . . we’re in Kansas you know) watching our kids play softball and baseball.  Good luck to the Emporia State University softball team and the Wichita A’s 11 year old baseball team!!!



  1. We just read this book! Thanks for a cute activity to go with it.

  2. Perfect! Thank you. We just started this concept and it will be a great addition to their math stations this week.

  3. Cute activity. I just started a blog and would love if you would go follow.

    Lohren Nolan

  4. Thanks so much for the freebies! Have an awesome weekend!

  5. I haven't read that book yet, but it looks great! Thanks for sharing to cute activities.


  6. Thanks for sharing! I appreciate all your GREAT ideas :).

  7. Adorable ladies!!
    *TAG* you're it! Come check out my latest post on Mrs. Stanford's Class to see how to participate :)



  8. So cute! You guys have the best ideas :)

    The Learning Tree