Here are some ideas, sketched out, for what educators might do with the book, THE BUMBLEBEE QUEEN.
(A mathematical look at The Bumblebee Queen by April Pulley Sayre)
BEING A MATH DETECTIVE
(Building number literacy and sensitivity)
After a first read of the book, as a story, look through it again, as a math detective.
Math can help you notice things and connect facts that you see. Continue reading “Bumblebee Math”
I have teamed up with Charlesbridge publishing, the publisher of this book, and created the Be a Stream Hero contest. The winner of the contest wins a school visit from me.
In fact, in honor of Trout Are Made of Trees, Charlesbridge publishing staff spent a day cleaning up the Charles river! Continue reading “Trout Are Made of Trees Activities”
How can a leaf become a fish? Join two young children and two adults to find out, as they observe life in and around a stream. Energetic collage art and simple, lyrical text depict the ways plants and animals are connected in the food web. Continue reading “Trout Are Made of Trees”
School Visit Activities
From visits 2006 and earlier. See more recent posts for photos of other great activities, like the one where there were construction paper ants with the teacher’s photo heads marching all over the school. Too hilarious!
By the way, the Pettisville, OH kids dancing in the photo are performing their rendition of “The Ants Go Marching…”
Harrison, that extraordinary school in South Bend, had these activities!
Wow, Knox County, OH schools had fun with my books!. What extraordinary teachers and students. The countryside near there is beautiful, too.