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Let's Take It Outside! [electronic resource] : Teacher-Created Activities for Outdoor Learning

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780876593950Publication details: Chicago : Gryphon House, 2012.ISBN:
  • 9780876594315
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Let's Take It Outside! : Teacher-Created Activities for Outdoor LearningDDC classification:
  • 371.384
LOC classification:
  • LB1047 .L476 2012
Online resources:
Contents:
Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Table of Contents; Introduction; Chapter 1: Counting; 4+ Count the Action!; Leaf Scavenger Hunt; Musical Number Hoops; Scoop, Pour, and Measure; Sidewalk Number Line; Water Bag Toss; Wonderful Web; Chapter 2: Alphabet; 3+ Alphabet Nature Hunt; Fun with Swirly Letters; Mud Dough Letters; 4+ Letter Grab Bag; Toss-and-Tell Letters Game; Twiggy ABCs; 5+ Bottle Bowling; Letters, Letters Everywhere; Chapter 3: Colors; 3+ Bubble Color Prints; Shaving Cream Colors; Snow Colors; Stone Search; 4+ Color, May I?; Rainbow Scavenger Hunt; Sidewalk Color Sort; Sidewalk Colors
5+ Leaves in the WindChapter 4: Shapes; 3+ Block Stamps; Make Your Own Blocks; Shape Songs; Hoppity Shapes; 4+ I Spy Shape Hunt; Shape Match-Ups; Shape Toss; 5+ Mapping the Great Outdoors; Chapter 5: Art; 3+ A Brush with Nature; Fence Weaving; Messy Painting Adventures; Paint the Outdoors!; Paint the Town Wet!; Wet Chalk Art; 4+ Art Stations; Families Totally Rock!; Shadow Painting; Chapter 6: The Sense of Touch; 3+ Mud Play; Surfboard Feet; 4+ Feely Numbers; Hand Sand Castings; Rock Collecting; Rough or Smooth; Sensory Walk; Texture Rubbings; 5+ Rubbing Safari; Texture Scavenger Hunt
Chapter 7: Sound and Sight3+ Let's Listen!; Musical Tree; 4+ Binocular Fun; Close Your Eyes and Listen; Color Telescopes; Four Seasons of Nature Walks; I Am the Outdoors!; Name That Voice; Picnic Snatcher; Sound Lotto; What Is It?; 5+ Magnify It; Chapter 8: Plants and Gardening; 4+ A Bunny Rabbit's Garden; Digging in the Dirt; Planting a Tree; 5+ A Beautiful Tree; Compost Heap; Compost Tea; Planting a Theme Garden; Soil Samples; Chapter 9: Bubbles, Air, and Sky; 3+ Bubbles, Bubbles Everywhere; Bubble Fun; Bubble Play; Cloud Shapes; Color Bubble Catch; Let's Air-Periment!; 5+ Chart the Rain
Cloud CollectingI Spy a Cloud in the Sky; Chapter 10: Light and Shadow; 3+ Shadow Rhymes; Shadow Walk; 4+ Shadow Tag; Shadow Time; Tracking Changing Shadows; 5+ Shadow Play; Sundials; Chapter 11: Animals and Insects; 3+ Wormy Exploration; 4+ Animal Charades; Birds Fly; Butterfly, Butterfly, Where Are You?; Butterfly Flight; Finding Home; How Large Is a Whale?; Move Like an Ant; Seashell Sorting; Those Scampering Squirrels; 5+ Actively Animal; Chapter 12: Dramatic Play; 3+ Dino Steps Game; Going Camping; 4+ Canoeing; Dining al Fresco; From Here to There; My Favorite Rock; 5+ Dino Dig
Pass the TorchChapter 13: Large Motor Skills; 3+ Amazing Maze; Hoop Play; Leaves in the Parachute; 4+ Flying Fun; Loopity Hoop; Red Light, Green Light, Yellow Light; Simon Says; Walk and Count; 5+ Roll It UP!; Index
Summary: Children love outdoor play. Now teachers can combine the magic and excitement of the outdoors with activities that encourage and support learning! With more than one hundred new teacher-created, classroom-tested outdoor activities, Let's Take It Outside! engages children's minds and bodies as they explore the limitless bounds of the outdoors while also building key skills in areas like math, literacy and language, science, art, and music. Perfect for ages three to six, the activities in Let's Take It Outside! take kids on an outdoor adventure as they make mud-dough letters, go on
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Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Table of Contents; Introduction; Chapter 1: Counting; 4+ Count the Action!; Leaf Scavenger Hunt; Musical Number Hoops; Scoop, Pour, and Measure; Sidewalk Number Line; Water Bag Toss; Wonderful Web; Chapter 2: Alphabet; 3+ Alphabet Nature Hunt; Fun with Swirly Letters; Mud Dough Letters; 4+ Letter Grab Bag; Toss-and-Tell Letters Game; Twiggy ABCs; 5+ Bottle Bowling; Letters, Letters Everywhere; Chapter 3: Colors; 3+ Bubble Color Prints; Shaving Cream Colors; Snow Colors; Stone Search; 4+ Color, May I?; Rainbow Scavenger Hunt; Sidewalk Color Sort; Sidewalk Colors

5+ Leaves in the WindChapter 4: Shapes; 3+ Block Stamps; Make Your Own Blocks; Shape Songs; Hoppity Shapes; 4+ I Spy Shape Hunt; Shape Match-Ups; Shape Toss; 5+ Mapping the Great Outdoors; Chapter 5: Art; 3+ A Brush with Nature; Fence Weaving; Messy Painting Adventures; Paint the Outdoors!; Paint the Town Wet!; Wet Chalk Art; 4+ Art Stations; Families Totally Rock!; Shadow Painting; Chapter 6: The Sense of Touch; 3+ Mud Play; Surfboard Feet; 4+ Feely Numbers; Hand Sand Castings; Rock Collecting; Rough or Smooth; Sensory Walk; Texture Rubbings; 5+ Rubbing Safari; Texture Scavenger Hunt

Chapter 7: Sound and Sight3+ Let's Listen!; Musical Tree; 4+ Binocular Fun; Close Your Eyes and Listen; Color Telescopes; Four Seasons of Nature Walks; I Am the Outdoors!; Name That Voice; Picnic Snatcher; Sound Lotto; What Is It?; 5+ Magnify It; Chapter 8: Plants and Gardening; 4+ A Bunny Rabbit's Garden; Digging in the Dirt; Planting a Tree; 5+ A Beautiful Tree; Compost Heap; Compost Tea; Planting a Theme Garden; Soil Samples; Chapter 9: Bubbles, Air, and Sky; 3+ Bubbles, Bubbles Everywhere; Bubble Fun; Bubble Play; Cloud Shapes; Color Bubble Catch; Let's Air-Periment!; 5+ Chart the Rain

Cloud CollectingI Spy a Cloud in the Sky; Chapter 10: Light and Shadow; 3+ Shadow Rhymes; Shadow Walk; 4+ Shadow Tag; Shadow Time; Tracking Changing Shadows; 5+ Shadow Play; Sundials; Chapter 11: Animals and Insects; 3+ Wormy Exploration; 4+ Animal Charades; Birds Fly; Butterfly, Butterfly, Where Are You?; Butterfly Flight; Finding Home; How Large Is a Whale?; Move Like an Ant; Seashell Sorting; Those Scampering Squirrels; 5+ Actively Animal; Chapter 12: Dramatic Play; 3+ Dino Steps Game; Going Camping; 4+ Canoeing; Dining al Fresco; From Here to There; My Favorite Rock; 5+ Dino Dig

Pass the TorchChapter 13: Large Motor Skills; 3+ Amazing Maze; Hoop Play; Leaves in the Parachute; 4+ Flying Fun; Loopity Hoop; Red Light, Green Light, Yellow Light; Simon Says; Walk and Count; 5+ Roll It UP!; Index

Children love outdoor play. Now teachers can combine the magic and excitement of the outdoors with activities that encourage and support learning! With more than one hundred new teacher-created, classroom-tested outdoor activities, Let's Take It Outside! engages children's minds and bodies as they explore the limitless bounds of the outdoors while also building key skills in areas like math, literacy and language, science, art, and music. Perfect for ages three to six, the activities in Let's Take It Outside! take kids on an outdoor adventure as they make mud-dough letters, go on