Monday, April 9, 2012

Celebrating Earth Day with Books and a Book Swap!!

I love Todd Parr's books!! Here is a great one for Earth Day. 

a few more great earth day read-alouds....

Several years ago a first grade teacher on my campus started an Earth Day Book Swap. Kids brought in books from home that they had already read or no longer wanted and traded them for other books brought in my other kids. It was a great example of how we can reuse things and the kids loved it!


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Mrs. M said...

I love this idea!! I am so doing this for Earth day! Thanks for sharing. =)

Sue said...

I love Todd Parr books too. I use the Earth book and the Little Critter's books as well.

The book exchange sounds like a good idea.


Erica said...

Thanks for posting about books that help teach about Earth Day. :)


Sprinkles to Kindergarten

Ms. Jessica said...

The Earth Day book swap is a great idea! We did a book swap at my school also, and we picked up books from library book sales for next to nothing. I had blogged about it a while back:
Cheap Books For Your Classroom @ a Turn to Learn

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Miss Foote said...

Love book swaps....I have two posts about them. One we did in class and one I did at home. Check them out:

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Lori Rosenberg said...

Thanks for posting so many good Earth Day book titles. Very helpful!

Lori (
Teaching With Love and Laughter

Mrs. Larremore said...

Thanks for sharing about all of your book swaps. I love them!!

Miss Trayers said...

I love the idea of a book swap as well. I think maybe it would even work as an idea for some teachers and those old dusty books I have sitting on a shelf...hmmmm, I'm inspired!


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