Angela Schmidt Fishbaugh Activities for Every SeasonCelebrate Nature!b Ages 3 to 8 F i s h b a u g h C e l e b r a t e N a t u r e ! Make nature an integral part of your classroom! Angela Schmidt Fishbaugh is in her fourteenth year of teaching early primary children and has over sixteen years of experience in the field of psychodrama. She holds a master’s degree in education and is certified as an experiential therapist. Angela is also the author of Seeking Balance in an Unbalanced World: A Teacher’s Journey. b b With rising childhood obesity rates and children’s heavy use of electronics, the need for quality time in nature is greater than ever. Put away gadgets, turn off screens, and discover all that the natural world has to offer. Celebrate Nature! is filled with hands-on activities to revive children’s connection with nature. Each seasonal section—autumn, winter, spring, and summer—introduces seven themes with countless ways to integrate nature into your classroom. Chapters encourage reflection of your own memories of the seasons and provide activities that address science and discovery, math, blocks and building, language arts, reading, writing, dramatic play, art, and music. Also included are sample letters and suggested at-home activities to support family participation in this important learning. Early Childhood Education / Activities ISBN 978-1-60554-034-4 $29.95 CeleNatureFullCvr-2.indd 1 2/22/11 9:49 AM