Tag: Insects

Praying Mantis

Praying Mantis

Sometimes a child finds something special and wants to share it with their friends in the classroom.  I find this happens if the item they want to share is alive. Perhaps it is a frog they discovered that morning and are excited about it.  They bring it to school and you have a spontaneous lesson on frogs! How wonderful! The children gather and share what they know about the frog. You gather some books and read about frogs. Younger children can draw a picture of the frog as they observe it, and older child may decide to write a story about the frog that visited that day. Continue reading “Praying Mantis”