Week 8 - Follow the trail to Preserve Pond

July 19 - 23

Do you know what preserve means? It has the same meaning as conservation – to save. And, a pond is a body of water. So, if we virtually visit Preserve Pond this week, can you guess what we will learn?

You got it! At Preserve Pond, we will learn about saving water. At Camp Save-a-Watt we’ve learned how to save electricity. Just like electricity, we use water every day. So, it’s important to save water, too. Explore Preserve Pond this week and enjoy!

The supplies you’ll need this week are:

  • Small terracotta pot
  • Paint
  • Pencil
  • Black permanent marker
  • Paint brush or sponge
  • String
  • Buttons
  • Bells, beads, washers, old spoons, keys – any noisy decorations
  • Crayons
  • Construction paper
  • Paper
  • Scissors

Activities

Readings

Visit your local library and check out any of these great reads to learn more about outside activities:

  • Hey Water by Antoinette Portis
  • I am the Rain by John Paterson
  • The Water Cycle by Nate Ball
  • Water Explore, Create, and Investigate by Isabel Thomas
  • Water Wow by Antonia Banyard
  • Raindrops Roll by April Sayre
  • Water is Water by Miranda Paul
  • You Wouldn’t Want to Live without Clean Water by Roger Canavan
  • Bringing Back our Freshwater Lakes by Lisa Amstutz
  • The Water Walker by Joanne Robertson
  • Be a Pond Detective by Peggy Kochanoff
  • How Full is Full: Comparing Bodies of Water by Victoria Parker
  • Over and Under the Pond by Kate Messner
  • River by Sean Callery
  • Pond & River by Steve Parker
  • Rain by Sam Usher
  • What’s So Fresh about Fresh Water? by Ellen Lawrence
  • Pond by Jim LaMarche

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