K - 3 Learning Pages:
Resources for Kindergarten to Grade 3 teachers

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Science - Earth -  Earth Day

abcTeach: Earth Day - http://abcteach.com/directory/theme_units/month_to_month/d_april/earth_day/  Printables

April Showers - http://webtech.kennesaw.edu/jcheek3/april.htm  Includes April Fool’s; Easter and Earth Day – a great resource page

CanTeach: Earth Day - http://www.canteach.ca/elementary/songspoems51.html  Lots of good poems

Celebrate Earth Day Unit - http://www.ali.apple.com/ali/uops_display.php?findunit=5850 A teacher created unit through Apple's Learning Interchange.

Celebrate Earth Day with the Lorax - http://www.seussville.com/titles/lorax/  The online game works, but the other two links do not.

Child Fun Family WebSite - http://www.childfun.com/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=18  Down the center is a long list of great ideas – ignore the side columns of advertising.

Danielle’s Place - Earth Day Crafts - http://www.daniellesplace.com/html/earthday.html  Just a couple of ideas.

DLTD’s Earth Day Crafts - http://www.dltk-kids.com/crafts/earth.html 

Earth Day - http://www.kidsdomain.com/holiday/earthday/index.html 

Earth Day - http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/fil/pages/samearthdamr.html An American site, but use the tabs to go to the Teachers' Lounge for resources.

Earth Day Activities - http://www.eduplace.com/monthlytheme/april/earth_activities.html  Listed by grade; long list of activities

Earth Day Activities - http://www.theteachersroom.com/earthday.htm  a few ideas here

Earth Day Links - http://bcmnc.blount.k12.al.us/earth_day__recycling_links.htm 

Earth Day Unit - http://nesen.unl.edu/lessons/envirchange/gsCelebratehp.asp  A plan for 5 days.

Earth Day: Wilderness Society - http://earthday.wilderness.org/  Teacher lounge has good resource materials

EcoKids Online - http://ecokids.earthday.ca/pub/index.cfm  Online games, activities, printables

edHelper - http://www.edhelper.com/EarthDay.htm  Some printables for Earth Day.

Education Planet - http://www.educationplanet.com/search/Science/Earth  Almost 6000 links to Earth Day sites, if you have lots of time to browse for that “perfect” idea.

Enchanted Learning Earth Day - http://www.enchantedlearning.com/crafts/earthday/  Printables, craft ideas

Enjoy Earth Day Pages - http://www.2learn.ca/mapset/enjoy/EarthDay/EnjoyEarthDay.html  2learn has collected an amazing assortment of links with annotations.

For Love of Earth - http://www.dcrafts.com/earth.htm  Excellent environmental links

Helpful Hints for Planet Earth - http://www2.lhric.org/pocantico/earthday/earthday.htm  A gr. 1 class has created a book, and collected activities and links.

Carol's Favorite - 2005

How to Make a Rain Stick for Earth Day - http://my.hsonline.net/~kidatart/htdoc/lesson44.htm  Detailed instructions

Imagination Factory - http://www.kid-at-art.com/  Ideas for art using recyclable materials

Nature’s Recyclers Coloring Book - http://www.dnr.state.wi.us/org/caer/ce/eek/cool/natrec.htm  A great one to download, because it’s fun without being didactic, as well as teaching key natural concepts. Also has drop-down menus at the top to extend learning.

Perpetual School – Earth Day - http://www.perpetualpreschool.com/earth_day.htm  Teachers have sent in ideas for crafts and science activities

Preschool Earth Day Theme - http://www.everythingpreschool.com/themes/earthday/index.htm  integrated ideas submitted by teachers

Recycle City - http://www.epa.gov/recyclecity/mainmap.htm  An interactive site with deeper and deeper levels, with printable materials

Squigly’s Playhouse - http://www.squiglysplayhouse.com/Holidays/EarthDay.html  Great online games (I had to stop and play for awhile…) and crafts.

Step by Step: Earth Day - http://stepbystepcc.com/holidays/earthday.html Lots of poems and songs, some activities

Water the Dinosaurs Drank - http://curry.edschool.virginia.edu/class/edis/590s4/Lindsay/class_project/water_home_page.html  Looking at water conservation and pollution; experiments for young children and extensions into the water table and art activities.

List Serve Mailing - March 26, 2005