Lots and lots of books!
Are you preparing for Earth Day celebrations in your classroom? We ran a survey with educators across Ontario and these were some of their favourite books related to spring, Earth Day and planting. Check out some of their suggestions (and check back in April for more!)
Teacher Recommended Books
Anywhere Farm by Phyllis Root
You can plant a farm anywhere you like! All it takes is one seed and someone to plant it. (PreK–2)
Seeds by Carmen Lemniscates
Some seeds are whisked away by the wind, while others are carried by creatures. Once seeds find their spot, they go through breathtaking transformations. (K–3)
Seed School: Growing up Amazing by Joan Holub
Just like people, seeds come in all shapes and sizes. Meet the charming cast of characters who grow up to become different plants, vegetables, and flowers. (K–3)
A Seed Is the Start by Melissa Stewart
Beautiful photographs and expressive text tell the story of the surprisingly diverse world of seeds. (1–4)
Under Your Feet: Soil, Sand, and Everything Underground by J. Stroud, W. Tang, & D. Kindersley
Healthy soil grows healthy food! Find out how farmers care for the soil. (Reference book for K–3)
Remember check out these past blog articles for even more books!
- Growing your classroom library
- Including agriculture in your classroom library