Life Cycles Theme Study: Book of the Week GIVEAWAY

April 9, 2012

Post image for Life Cycles Theme Study: Book of the Week GIVEAWAY

Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: First the Egg by Laura Vaccaro Seeger

Why we love this book:

Spring has sprung and new life is blossoming all around us! This book takes a fabulously simple look at life cycles. Laura Vaccaro Seeger tackles the question: Which came first the chicken or the egg? First comes the egg, then the chicken. First the tadpole, then the frog, first the seed . . .

. . . then the flower. To say we love the illustrations is an understatement. As we always say, “Sometimes less is more!” The paintings are gorgeous with bold colors, while the unpretentious peek-a-boo pages draw the children into the transformations. I was seriously ready to start painting myself after reading this book to the children. This is definitely one to add to a study on life cycles.

I also like the repetitive language development of the vocabulary first and then. The story adds in the concepts of, “First the word then the story. . . . First the paint then the picture.” What an excellent starting point for a brainstorming session.

Life Cycles Theme Study

Life Cycle of a Frog Pond Collage and The Writing Process

Life Cycle of a Frog Pond Collage (Preschool Adaptation Included)

Creating a Frog Habitat with Children

Life Cycles of a Butterfly

The Butterfly Garden: FREE printable book

Caterpillar Rearing Kit & Resources

Life Cycle of a Butterfly: Pen & Ink Water Color Illustrations

FREE printable book: I See a Nest

FREE printable following directions: How to Plant and Grow Seeds

FREE printable following directions: How to Draw a Plant Diagram

Square Foot Gardening with Children

We’re GIVING AWAY one hardcover copy of  First the Egg by Laura Vaccaro Seeger

To enter this contest, just answer the following question in the comments section of this post.

Join in on the brainstorm and fill in the blanks: First the __________ and Then the __________.  Think outside of the box! (Or just say “Hey.” We’re flexible around here.)

The Rules:

One entry per person, please.

No entries after 8:00 pm Central Time, Thursday, April 12, 2012

The winner must be a resident of The United States.

The winner will be selected at random and announced Friday, April 13, 2012. Check back to claim your prize. It might be you!

Sharing this week at:

ABC and 123 Learning

Hip Homeschool Moms

Mouse Grows, Mouse Learns

 

 

{ 77 comments… read them below or add one }

http://www.janganstop.com/sywj.html April 24, 2017 at 1:29 am

Hey, that’s the greatest! So with ll this brain power AWHFY?

http://www.thegreateasternwhiteout.net/ojhdftzoir.html April 24, 2017 at 3:42 am

Haha! I am still laughing from how horrible that kid made all college students look. I don’t think that as students we have to agree with everything that our professors teach us, but students should also be open minded enough to consider the option of it being true. As far as the Crossfire segment with Jon Stewert, I wish more people could share his opinion. Why isn’t there more debate with EDUCATED ARGUMENTS rather than fighting? Just like how many licks it takes to get to the center of a tootsie roll pop…the world may never know.

http://www.fbcgroveport.com/ncjpvx.html April 24, 2017 at 4:55 am

L’oreal haved clearly got it in for Bellure Remember that earlier this year l’Oreal claimed droits d’auteur in their perfumes in the French courts and Bellure were ordered to pay 1.5 million euros

http://www.fbcgroveport.com/zhog.html April 24, 2017 at 7:27 am

I really couldn’t ask for more from this article.

http://www.reignnj.com/woaalvo.html April 24, 2017 at 10:13 am

Bra svarat Fredrik. Visst är det sÃ¥ att en “känd” hundprofil kan göra otroligt mycket. Mycket mer är en som inte är känd.

http://www.janganstop.com/bmzgccu.html April 24, 2017 at 10:38 am

I am not sure where you are getting your info, but great topic.I needs to spend some time learning more or understanding more.Thanks for excellent info I was looking for this info for my mission

http://www.reignnj.com/ April 24, 2017 at 10:56 am

olá gostaria de que vc me passasse o seu endereço e telefone e se possível orçamentosamei o seu trabalho…n sei vc como arquiteto, mas como fotografo é sem palavrasParabéns…muito maraaaalindissimooooomeu imail: meu casamento vai ser outubro de 2010quero tbm saber formas de pagamentosabraço e sucesso

free coins for csgo cosmos April 24, 2017 at 2:12 pm

Kale is an amazing superfood. I personally cant stand the stuff but if you can go for it. If you habe any great recipes with kale I would love to try them out. Thank you for your comment.

tumblr kendall and kylie game hack April 24, 2017 at 3:20 pm

quelle bande de comédiens, un qui hurle, l’autre qui se la joue «retenez moi….» c’est plus l’assemblée, c’est Astérix en Corse

how to fast 8 ball pool free coins timing April 24, 2017 at 4:56 pm

BION I’m impressed! Cool post!

fifa coin generator that works April 24, 2017 at 6:43 pm

Moi aussi je t’aime :-) Pour New Look, je dois dire qu’avant de lire ça sur les blogs, je n’en avais jamais entendu parler. Et ça ne me fait pas tellement envie. En plus, les Halles, j’aime pô ! Et sinon, pour le concours, je n’ai pas oublié, j’ai même une idée rigolote, il faut juste que je trouve le temps de le faire…A plus Nono !Juju

is there really a coin generator for fifa 15 April 24, 2017 at 6:51 pm

Örülök, hogy tetszett((-: Készül a folytatása, és tervben van farsangig, egy olyan összefoglaló, ami a nyalárda és a vendéglátás-kereskedelem gyöngyszemeit idézi fel. Na az kemény lesz!

hypixel free coins April 24, 2017 at 7:44 pm

This piece was cogent, well-written, and pithy.

dungeon rampage hack tool free coins and gems download April 24, 2017 at 8:35 pm

That kind of thinking shows you’re an expert

fifa 13 ultimate team coin generator xbox 360 no download April 24, 2017 at 10:25 pm

I’m shocked that I found this info so easily.

actually how to get free coins in agario pc April 24, 2017 at 10:30 pm

Do you have a spam issue on this blog; I also am a blogger, and I was wondering your situation; many of us have created some nice practices and we are looking to swap methods with others, why not shoot me an email if interested.

monsters April 24, 2017 at 10:55 pm

Hot damn, looking pretty useful buddy.

Leave a Comment

Previous post:

Next post: