Summary of Birds of a Feather: Bowerbirds and Me What does a bowerbird have in common with author/illustrator Susan L. Roth? It turns out a lot! In her story, Birds of a Feather: Bowerbirds and Me, Roth describes her art process in an interesting… Continue Reading “Birds of a Feather: Bowerbirds and Me”
Summary Have you ever built a treehouse? Where did you build it? I bet it was in your backyard. Imagine building a treehouse in a public park. How would you accomplish that without anyone noticing? Especially when the park is in a busy city… Continue Reading “Up In The Leaves: The True Story of the Central Park Treehouses Lesson Activity”
Look at the Weather by Britta Teckentrup compels readers to wonder about the weather. This lesson idea guides learners in a contemplative art exercise that supports the standards.
Wild Buildings and Bridges Inspired by Nature Summary Are you planning a STEAM challenge? Does it involve design and construction? If so, read Wild Buildings and Bridges: Architecture Inspired by Nature. In this book, author Etta Kaner explains how nature influences design. She draws the… Continue Reading “Wild Buildings and Bridges: Architecture Inspired by Nature”
Thank You Earth Summary Think of a time when your whole being fully appreciated nature. What did you see? What did you hear? In Thank You, Earth: A Love Letter To Our Planet, we see incredible images of our beautiful home. Gorgeous photos of plants,… Continue Reading “Thank You, Earth: A Love Letter To Our Planet Lesson Activity”