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ERIC Number: ED220346
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Pages: 145
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Earth, Sea, & Sky. Environmental Activities for Preschool Through First Grade.
Hulnick, Andrea; And Others
Environmental education activities for young children are provided. Focusing on trees/plants, food/harvesting, energy, recycling, and animals, the simple activities have been designed to foster development in the following areas: social, self-awareness, behavior, language, motor development, and problem-solving. Recommended age range, recommended number of children participating, materials needed, instructions, and helpful hints (accompanied by illustrations) are provided for each activity. Typical activities include making a hand tree; spackle painting with leaves; preparing a dry leaf collage; fingerpainting with leaf shapes; making applesauce, peanut butter, fruit salad, fruit smoothies, cornbread, pumpkin pie, vegetable stew, and whole wheat muffins; making sun tea; making solar collectors; constructing paper airplanes; working with balloons, cork sailboats, candles, and drills; recycling projects, emphasizing classification skills; fingerpainting fish; drawing whales; constructing an ocean mural; constructing birdfeeders from plastic bottles and pinecones; making and using binoculars; creating animals from playdough and potatoes; face painting; and making animal hats. Lists of recommended books and suggestions for field trips are also provided. (JN)
Environmental Education Association of Oregon, P.O. Box 40047, Portland, OR 97240 ($6.50 ea., 10 copies or more $3.90 ea.).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Oregon State Div. of Children's Services, Salem.
Authoring Institution: Environmental Education Association of Oregon, Portland.