Jo’s Peanut Butter Balls George Washington Carver asked God, “Why did you invent the peanut?” Then George got to work–inventing over 300 things with peanuts. I think God answered his question, don’t you? Here is a recipe you can make with peanuts. Discover what you like best as a coating.
Discovery Peanut Butter George Washington Carver was not the first person to invent peanut butter, but since he re-discovered it, peanut butter has been a favorite food of kids. Just like Carver experimented with peanuts, you can experiment with different flavors as you make your own peanut butter.
Chimp’s Termite Mound Jane Goodall learned many things about chimpanzees. She saw that chimps often use tools to help get food. You can pretend you’re a chimp fishing for termites with this fun recipe!
Match the Beach Birds Match pictures of 5 common birds on Gulf Coast beaches with their names. A great companion activity for Going to the Beach.
Beach StuffRead my book, Going to the Beach, then have fun picking which items to pack for a beach trip.
DEAD LOG ALIVE!Checklist. My book Dead Log Alive! looks at some of the many plants and animals that use a tree after it dies. (Teachers: Try this for a fun, hands-on science activity–Take a large plastic bin into the woods and shovel up a piece of dead log with the underlying earth. Let students probe the log to discover the life within, under and on the wood. This funsheet will provide a starting place for their discoveries.)
State Birds Word Search Puzzle This large puzzle contains the state birds for all 50 states! It’s a challenge. Use my field guides Birds of North America, east and west versions, to learn more about these birds.
WHEN I GROW UP Share my Rookie Reader, WHEN I GROW UP, then use this multiple choice questionaire verbally or in written form with young children learning about professions.