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Posts Tagged ‘life cycles’

Bumblebee, Insect, and Life Cycle Activities

Sunday, December 14th, 2008

These are from Hamilton Traditional School in South Bend, IN.

Honk, Honk, Goose! Canada Geese Start a Family

Thursday, September 11th, 2008

Honk, Honk, Goose: Canada Geese Start a Family debuts April 14, 2009.

Life Cycles

Wednesday, September 10th, 2008

Let’s learn about life cycles. How does a toad survive in the desert? Let’s find out.

Another animal lays eggs in sand, too-not in the desert, but on a beach. The mother animal weighs as much as a refrigerator full of food. Can you guess the animal?

Sea turtle mothers lay their eggs and leave them. The hatchlings must fend for themselves. But another kind of creature guards its eggs and the hatchlings.

Another has to begin the year by finding a home and building a colony.

 

And here is an animal family with a parent who takes protecting the young very seriously!

Honk, Honk, Goose

The Bumblebee Queen

Thursday, August 25th, 2005

A native bee, the bumblebee. takes a starring role in this nonfiction picture book about the bumblebee’s life cycle and natural history. Learn how a queen bumblebee digs out of the ground and starts her year all alone yet builds a colony by summer’s end. (more…)

Crocodile Listens

Wednesday, August 1st, 2001

A tasty frog croaks. Delicious warthogs tromp by. Crocodile doesn’t move. She hasn’t eaten in weeks. But she only lies and listens. Crocodile has a secret hidden in the sand.

About Me
April Sayre

April Pulley Sayre is an award-winning children’s book author of over 55 natural history books for children and adults. Her read-aloud nonfiction books, known for their lyricism and scientific precision, have been translated into French, Dutch, Japanese, and Korean. She is best known for pioneering literary ways to immerse young readers in natural events via creative storytelling and unusual perspectives.

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