Saturday, March 24, 2012

Rainforest Art and Writing Unit!! Plus, don't forget about our TIMREE giveaway!

Happy Saturday, Friends!! Kerri here...
I DID IT!! Oh my word, I feel like I just birthed another child (minus the excruciating physical pain, of course!) My Rainforest Art and Writing Unit is FINALLY finished!! We'll call her "Rainy" for short!
I give you the following...







Check out all that's included:


This 74 page Rainforest Fun! Art and Writing includes everything you need to help your students experience life in the rainforest, with animals such as jaguars, sloths, macaws, leaf-cutter ants, and many more, by making art projects and writing about different rainforest animals!

Step-by-step directions and photos are included to make 10 different rainforest art projects:

-monkey art (patterns included)
-rainforest fish art
-3-toed sloth art
-layers of the rainforest art
-macaw step-draw art
-leaf-cutter ant art
-jaguar art
-red-eyed tree frog art
-tear art flowers
-butterfly art (pattern included)

Also included are:
-Bubble maps to describe different rainforest animals
-Tree Maps for different rainforest animals
-Rainforest Acrostic Poem writing paper
-My Five Senses in the Rainforest Writing activity
-Diagram paper so students can draw and label different rainforest animals
-Animals Facts paper for different types of rainforest animals
-A list of educational rainforest websites
-Photos of 10 different rainforest books that can be purchased through Amazon

The 9 animals included for the above writing activities are:
-monkey
-sloth
-boa constrictor
-leaf-cutter ant
-red-eyed tree frog
-jaguar
-green iguana
-macaw
-toucan

This unit is a perfect companion to my Rainforest Fun! Math and Literacy Centers and my Rainforest Fun! Writing Center.

If you are looking for a theme for Open House, this unit includes everything you need to transform your classroom into a living rainforest!





Click on the red-eyed tree frog below to head on over to my TPT store to pick it up for yourself. I have it on sale now through the end of March, so HURRY HURRY! While you're there, you can pick up my 2 other  companion units to complete the whole rainforest experience!!



Also, don't forget to click below and enter our fabulous TIMREE giveaway!! We are giving away an AWESOME prize and I am sooo jealous! I want it for myself!

12 comments:

FirstGradeBlueSkies (Jennifer) said...

Looks great!
Jennifer
First Grade Blue SKies

Miss Marcy said...

Oh my goodness. Thank you, thank you, thank you! We are doing a rainforest theme at school and my tired brain is lacking all creativity. I was searching the internet and found this post today. I am heading over to TPT right now. Thank you for saving my week!!!!

Marcy
My First Grade Backpack

Sue said...

Very creative ideas. I love the frog! It is so cute.

Sue
theverybusykindergarten :)

Kelley Cirrito said...

I loooove all your crafties!! You are so creative! Thanks for sharing all your great ideas!

Doodle Bugs Paper said...

adorable animal crafts! I haven't taught rainforest in YEARS! BUT, seeing this makes me rethink it :o)

Really precious!

kacey
Doodle Bugs Teaching
Doodle Bugs Paper

Mrs. Tolbert said...

I love love love your rainforest stuff! I love it so much I nominated you for an award! Please come by when you get a chance to accept. =)
~Jada
Daisy Days for Learning

Sharon said...

Very nice unit!
Ms. McBee’s Kinderbugs

About Me said...

I love the unit on the rainforest! What an awesome way to get kids involved and motivated to take care of the earth as well.

Deb at Fabulously First

Hadar said...

Seriously, could it be any cuter?!

Tamera said...

Love the rainforest ideas! Wishing arts and crafts weren't such a "no-no" in our district!
So excited to be your newest follower!
Stop by my blog sometime.
http://myheartbelongsinfirst.blogspot.com

:)
Tamera

Kitty said...

What lovely ideas. Wish I came upon this when I was working on this unit.

William Thompson said...

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