Lesson Intentions: This kit will provide your child/student hand-on activities to understand and learn about the parts of a turtle, what a reptile is, and learn fun turtle and reptile facts. This kit will help build your child’s/student’s vocabulary awareness and visual discrimination.
Kit Includes: Illustrated lesson plan; “Turtles” (a National Geographic kids favorite) storybook; laminated four-part turtle matching cards; full-size laminated turtle picture; 2 copies of “parts of a turtle” worksheets (1 color and 1 black and white to color); 4 “parts of a turtle” mini color sheet pages (for your child/student to make their own “parts of” booklets); turtle color page; a three-page animal report template; a miniature turtle figurine, tracing paper (2 sheets), a pencil sharpener; and color pencils. You are allowed to make copies of worksheets with the purchase of this kit for your use. * At different times of the year, when our ABC turtles shed, crates may include a piece of their scute. They will come in a plastic bag for your child/student to explore.If you let your child/student handle them, they should wash their hands right after.
Creator: Lesson Plan and follow up work prepared by: Caroline Moulsdale, Owner and Lead Educational Consultant of ABC Crate, LLC, with Credentials in Early Childhood Education (Preschool and Kindergarten) from CMTE/NY, 2001; Elementary Education I (grades 1stto 3rd) and II (grades 4thto 6th) from Delaware Institute for Montessori Education, 2015; BS from The University of Delaware; Lead Teacher in Montessori Education for 18 years, and Parent Education Director for 8 years. Turtle artwork originals by Fiona To Smith.