Teaching about living things has an important place in early childhood classrooms. In the science curriculum in their first few years of school, children learn
- What is a living thing
- Needs of living things
- Features of living things
- Life stages of living things
I have previously written about keeping and observing minibeasts in the classroom, learning about life on a farm, learning about living things – sea turtles, and observing animals in the local environment. In addition to the teaching ideas suggested in the blog posts, there are many resources in the science collection to assist you with your work.
This week, in celebration of World Turtle Day on 23 May and World Environment Day coming up on 5 June, I have uploaded new resources to support learning about sea turtles and the existing non-fiction digital text Let’s find out about Sea Turtles.
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