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Nature Poster
Outdoor
Type: Outdoor   Skills: Language & LiteracyScience & Environment
A nature poster is used for early literacy; it is a pre-writing activity and it’s used to expose children to words and nature. The fun and enjoyable part of the Nature Poster, is the nature walk, kids love finding interesting things. Nature Poster
What We Learn
Creativity
Appreciation for nature
Pre-reading skills
Social cooperation
Supply List
Poster Paper (brown paper bags turned inside out)
Bags to collect nature items
Glue
Black Marker
Paint Brushes
Leaves
Feathers
Pebbles
Pine cones
Grass
Rose flower petals
Paper
How-To
Take a walk around your neighborhood or visit a park and begin collecting bits and pieces of nature. Put them in a bag.

Seal the bag.

Cut open a brown bag

Ask the children what they’ve found

Write down what they’ve found

Have children glue items to the background, one at a time

Hang poster in clear sight for children to review
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Resources
The National Center For Family Literacy
1-877-FAMLIT-1 (or 1-877-326-5481)
 
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