Monday--Introduction to Earth Day
-Book--The Lorax (our favorite!) and For the Love of Our Earth
-Activity--Reenact the Lorax, talk about the meaning of Earth Day
-Book --Wartville Wizard and the Berenstein Bears Don't Pollute Anymore
-Activitiy-Z and I will go out (with work gloves) and clean up the trash that collected in the yard
over the winter
Wednesday--The 3 R's
-Book--Where does the Garbage Go? and Recycle
-Activitiy-Make Sculptures out of our Recyclables (Z has been wanting to do this for awhile!),
listen to Jack Johnson's 3R's song (love that song!)
-Book-A Drop Around the World and Drip! Drop! How Water Gets to Your Tap
-Activitiy--Make a list of ways we can save water, sing the Water Cycle Song (see below), Play a
water cycle game, do a water cycle dance :)
-Book--Composting and The Vegetables We Eat
-Activitiy--Clean out our compost bin and get our indoor collection bin ready for the season!
Saturday--Trees and Nature
-Book--Tell Me Tree and Just a Dream
-Activitiy--Plant a few saplings in the yard, talk about the importance of trees to our planet and go
on a tree hunt in the yard (ID as many trees as we can without leaves ;)).
Have a Great Earth Week!
Water Cycle Song (sung to She'll Be Coming Around the Mountain :))