Fall is Here! Winter is Near! Let's Make a Book for LITTLE KIDS

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NEW! I love teaching my kids how animals and plants prepare for winter. I live in Central Illinois where the winters can be long, but our autumns are gorgeous! It is so much fun to take a walk in the fall searching for signs that show winter is on its way. Leaves turning colors, squirrels hiding food, and Canadian Geese flying in v formations are all signals that fall is here and winter is near!

In this resource, you will find everything you need to acquaint your little learners to how deciduous trees and animals survive the winter. This resource begins with a simple explanation for how and why leaves turn colors in the fall. A teacher read aloud, leaf identification posters, a graphing activity, and pages that can be printed for a student field guide are included in the LEAVES section.

A HUGE part of this resource focuses on how animals survive the winter i.e adaptation, hibernation, and migration. When choosing the animals for this packet, I chose a few that are not normally associated with migration, hibernation, and adaptation. We do not often associate the Monarch butterfly with animal migration in the fall, but in actuality, this insect is a magnificent migrator and teaching children its life cycle causes wonderment and respect for this small animal.
Frogs and bats are animals not normally associated with hibernation, but these two animals are TRUE hibernators

All ANIMAL sections follow the same pattern:
Introduce the topic through the Teacher Read Aloud book included in each section.
Follow the directed drawing steps. Write. 3 levels of writing are included.
SOME sections have additional activities that can be added to understanding of why animals survive the winter.
A simple draw, write, and color student booklet is included with every animal section. Directions for how to complete each animal booklet are written at the top of each page. Templates for creating paper animals that can be used in place of the step by step drawing activity or on a bulletin board are included in this packet.

Also included is a pocket chart sorting activity for migration, hibernation, and adaptation as well as a student cut and paste sorting sheet.

Leaf posters included are:
MAPLE
WHITE OAK
ASH
ASPEN
ELM
BEECH
TULIP
LINDEN
HICKORY
WILLOW

Animals included are:

Adaptation
OWL
SQUIRREL

Migration
CANADIAN GOOSE
MONARCH BUTTERFLY

Hibernation
FROG
BAT

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Fall is Here! Winter is Near! Let's Make a Book for LITTLE KIDS
Fall is Here! Winter is Near! Let's Make a Book for LITTLE KIDS
Fall is Here! Winter is Near! Let's Make a Book for LITTLE KIDS
Fall is Here! Winter is Near! Let's Make a Book for LITTLE KIDS