With this catchy tune, children will learn about what are needed to make living things grow (sun, soil, water and air)!
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Lesson materials with activities, visual aids, videos etc are available here. Have the children start their own garden. Discuss the differences between things that are alive and not alive. Create an Alive/Not Alive bulletin board (have the children cut out pictures from magazines of things that are alive and not alive. Visit a botanical garden or arboretum. Re-pot a house plant with the children and have them view the roots, pat the dirt down, place the plant in a sunny window, and water the plant.
CMN's Environmental Songbook is a compilation of songs that promote respect and responsibility for the environment. You'll find these songs inspiring, fun and educational not just for children, but for the musicians, teachers and other adults who sing with them.
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