• The 1000 Animal Math Problem

The 1000 Animal Math Problem

This post has a free 1000 animal math problem.  The book Looking for a Moose by Phyllis Root and illustrated by Randy Cecil,could be used for the anticipatory set. Looking for a Moose is a fun children's story full of onomatopoeia and adjectives.  The children look and look for a moose by wading in water, climbing rocks, and all

  • Free resources for how to polish rocks

How to Polish Rocks Free Resources PDF and PPt

This post has free resources for how to polish rocks, and also book recommendations to help identify rocks. Because the books may be checked out of the library, I consider them to be free. Great Rock Collecting Books It’s summer and many children like to find rocks, add to collections, and also collect rocks as souvenirs when

  • Parliament of owls and a few animal groups free PDF

Parliament of Owls and Animal Group Names Free PDF

Though owls are typically solitary, the literary collective noun for a group of owls is a parliament.  So, my collection of owls is a parliament!  The owls below are from my darling daughter who keeps her eyes open for cute owls to give me at holidays. Obviously,  some of the owls below are from Valentine’s Day.  She has

  • free printable for the Miss Rumphius book, informational photo with pictures of printable pages

Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney Freebie

Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney (author and illustrator) When she was a child, Great-aunt Alice Rumphius resolved that when she grew up she travel to exotic places, live by the sea, and do something to make the world more beautiful.  Upon the long ago advice of her Grandfather, she plants lupines, but the inspiration to

  • Free Printable for Beaver at Long Pond Book

Free Printables for Beaver at Long Pond Book

April 16, 2011 in Minnesota This post two free printables.  One PDF is for Beaver at Long Pond, and the other is a beaver writing printable. This is what we woke up to this morning in Minnesota.  Of course, it melted by afternoon.  "April is the cruelest month," wrote T.S. Elliot and this morning I