Friday, March 22, 2013
Fabulous Friday Freebies: Free Things for Spring!
With spring starting, here are some freebies that involve the outdoors and the new season. There is something for every grade level! Here the weather is not very spring-like yet but these ideas warm me up.
This blog post features 20 creative ideas of learning activities you can do with sidewalk chalk. There are a variety of subject area ideas and going outdoors is a great change of pace for your students when the weather is nice.
The National Wildlife Federation has a huge list of science and outdoors related lesson plans for teachers. They are listed by theme and each one states a grade level. Each link goes directly to easy to use PDF files. There are multiple resources for each grade level.
Teachers.net has a list of fun lesson ideas you can do during a nature or outdoors walk around your school or on your school grounds. Most activities are suited for grades K-3.
Spring reminds me of new growth and seedlings. Find a huge list of resources to teach your students about plants at The Teacher's Guide website.
Check out the Journal Buddies website for a list of more than 50 spring themed journal prompts designed for elementary and middle school level students.
Do you have a free spring resource? Share your thoughts below!