A Companion Guide to Busy Toddler's Playing Preschool Curriculum
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Why Should I Recycle? - Green, Jen
We are Extremely Very Good Recyclers - Child, Lauren
Don't Throw That Away - Bergen, Lara
The Earth Book - Parr, Todd
I Can Save the Earth - Inches, Alison
The Lorax - Dr. Seuss
Additional Book List
Where Does the Garbage Go? - Showers, Paul
Recycle!: A Handbook for Kids - Gibbons, Gail
Thank You, Earth: A Love Letter to Our Planet - Sayre, April Pulley
Earth Day Every Day - Bullard, Lisa
Look Out for Litter - Bullard, Lisa
Why Should I Save Water? - Green, Jen
I Can Save the Ocean! - Inches, Alison
Why Should I Save Energy? - Green, Jen
Why Should I Protect Nature? - Green, Jen
The Adventures of an Aluminum Can: A Story About Recycling - Inches, Alison
The Adventures of a Plastic Bottle: A Story About Recycling - Inches, Alison
10 Things I Can Do to Help My World - Walsh, Melanie
The Three R's: Reuse, Reduce, Recycle - Roca, Nuria
Not for me, please!: I choose to act green - Godsey, Maria
Fancy Nancy: Every Day Is Earth Day - O'Connor, Jane
Trees Make Perfect Pets - Czajak, Paul
We are Water Protectors - Lindstrom, Carole (diverse characters)
Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth - Jeffers, Oliver
Don't Throw That Away!: 1,001 Ways to Reuse Your Stuff - Clanton, Ben (not a children's book, but a good reference)
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What was your favorite part of this unit? What other books did you read? What other activities did you do? Please share your photos and feedback in the Playing Preschool with Busy Toddler Curriculum Facebook Group in "Units" → Year 2: Unit 5 - Environment
Until next time, may your coffee be warm and your toddler be busy.
Coming Soon: Playing Preschool: Year 2: Unit 6