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ERIC Number: ED430820
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Jul
Pages: 76
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Off to Adventure: 24 Guided Activities for K-3 Children.
Knothe, Carol; Lang, Karen; Lange, Pauline; Most, JoAnn; Palmer, Terry; Sorte, Joanne
This book contains 24 guided environmental education activities for K-3 children that offer young children opportunities to explore and learn about their world in a positive environment. The activities encourage the children to gain confidence and develop a positive self-image; develop important life skills; learn about science, literature, and the arts; and develop a love of learning. Activities are child-centered, non-competitive, hands-on, and involve both family and community. Activities include: (1) Playing "Our Community"; (2) Learning about People at Work; (3) Helping in My Community; (4) Adventures with My Family; (5) Going on a Mini-hike; (6) Meeting My Very Own Tree; (7) Calling and Watching Birds; (8) Making a Terrarium; (9) Cooking with Sun Power; (10) Fun with Magnets; (11) More Fun with Magnets; (12) Discovering How Sound Works; (13) Meeting 4-H Animals in My County; (14) Feeding Baby Animals; (15) Playing the Unnature Trail Game; (16) Building a Worm Hotel!; (17) Discovering the Magic of Colors; (18) Folding Paper-Origami Critters; (19) Creating Window Dazzlers; (20) Putting on a Puppet Show; (21) Becoming a Safety Chef; (22) Measuring Our Way to Fun; (23) Nibbling New Veggies; and (24) Choosing Healthy Super Snacks. (CCM)
Oregon State University Extension and Experiment Station Communications, 422 Kerr AD, Corvallis, OR 97331-2119; Tel: 541-737-1319.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: Extension Service (USDA), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Oregon State Univ., Corvallis. Extension Service.