Thursday, May 26, 2011

Life Cycles / Animal Stretch Books

Thanks to Kris at I {Heart} Teaching for posting the directions to make these fabulous books.  I came up with the idea to use them as a life cycles lesson.



 The covers were decorated using fingerprints and stamp pads.





 The students used spinners with different animal traits on them to create their own "new" animal.  It was from an AIMS activity.

12 comments:

  1. So glad to find another second grade blogger! Love the life cycle pictures.
    You're invited over to my place:
    http://abcsofreading.blogspot.com/

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  2. Popping by to say Hi. You were spotlighted in my Blog Mix Linky Party.

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  3. What a fun activity with animal life cycles. I am so excited we found another second grade blog!
    BusyBees

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  4. I love these and use them for scrapbooking. Did you make the blank sets for your kids, or did they assemble them?

    Thanks for letting me know!

    :)
    Christina
    Mrs. Bainbridge's Blog

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  5. This is my second year teaching second grade and I am very excited. Thank you for sharing all of your wonderful ideas!

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  6. Could you post the link to her directions. I found her blog but can't find the directions for the foldable. THANKS!

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  7. I like this activity. What was the title of the AIMS activity it came from. I love AIMS.

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  8. This is a great idea! I have been struggling to create an activity for animal life cycle. Can you post the directions; I can't seem to find them on the website!

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