ERIC Number: ED430820
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Jul
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)
Descriptors: Community Education, Environmental Education, Health Education, Integrated Activities, Learning Activities, Primary Education, Science Education, Teaching Methods, Zoology
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
Sponsor: Extension Service (USDA), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Oregon State Univ., Corvallis. Extension Service.