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ERIC Number: ED454092
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Pages: 128
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-8120-9780-7
Learn and Play in the Garden: Games, Crafts, and Activities for Children.
Herd, Meg
This book features activities, games, and crafts about gardening for children aged 6 to 12. The organization of the book is based on the seasons and the activities emphasize learning through fun. The spring section includes: (1) "Creating Your Own Vegetable Garden"; (2) "Safe Spraying"; (3) "What to Grow"; (4) "Cooking Your Vegetables"; (5) "Sally Scarecrow"; (6) "Succulent Strawberries"; (7) "Be a Flower Hunter"; (8) "Flower Craft"; (9) "Skip to My Lou"; (10) "One Potato, Two Potato, Three Potato, Four!"; (11) "Twisting and Twining"; and (12) "Halloween". The summer section includes: (1) "Buzzy Bees"; (2) "Summer Painting Fun"; (3) "From Seed to Tree"; (4) "Life Cycles"; (5) "The Giant Gourd"; (6) "Baby Vegetables"; (7) "Splish Splash--Cooling Off Time"; (8) "Beetles and Bugs"; (9) "Happy Herbs"; and (10) "Sand Castles and Mud Pies". The autumn section includes: (1) "Letting Off Steam"; (2) "Seed Search"; (3) "Hidden Creatures"; (4) "Leaves Are Falling Down"; (5) "Autumn Art"; (6) "Leaf Skeletons"; (7) "Creative Hideaways"; (8) "Beautiful Bulbs"; (9) "Windy Windy Is the Weather"; (10) "Flowerpots"; (11) "Sowing Seed"; and (12) "Growing Sweet Peas". The winter section includes: (1) "Rainy Day Blues"; (2) "Bringing in Birds"; (3) "Balls, Bubbles, and Balloons"; (4) "Roots and Shoots"; (5) "Hairy Harry"; (6) "Beautiful Bark"; (7) "Seed Pod Sculpture"; (8) "Plant a Tree--Save the Earth"; (9) "A Worm Farm"; and (10) "Useful Box". The book also includes a parent guide with information on handy tips and safety concerns and a glossary. (YDS)
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A