Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Recommended Picture Book: Care for Our World

Title: Care for Our World

Author: Karen Robbins

Illustrator: Alexandra Ball

Publisher: Compendium Inc,  July 15, 2012

Theme: Planet Earth, Environment, Care for the Planet

Age: 4 - 6

Opening: Care for our world, for you and me, for all living things from mountain to sea.

Summary: Children meet a wide range of animals from every continent as they learn just how important it is to take care of our planet. It is our home as well as the home of every living creature both animate and inanimate.

Great list of K-2 lesson plans and activities that promote Earth and environmental awareness.
Ideas and resources that are helpful when teaching about the environment and how to care for it.

What I like about the book:
The author does a great job conveying the importance of taking care of not just the earth but every living creature on it. The text is rhythmic and the illustrations draw you in with their warmth and joy. Visit every continent as you turn the page. Meet playful creatures from around the world in their natural habitat.

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