This week’s theme is frogs and toads. Our “Growing Minds Day by Day” educational resource lists are designed for families and educators to use during the COVID-19 quarantine and beyond.
Driving My Tractor
A great singalong, complete with a CD or access audio singalong and video animation online at barefootbooks.com/drivetractor. Learn about farming through the seasons. Sung by SteveSongs.
A Farmer’s Life for Me
One, two, three it’s a farmer’s life for me! Spend a day out in the fields and find out what farmers do! You’ll also find endnotes with fascinating facts about animals and crops. Go to www.barefootbooks.com/farmerslife to access your audio singalong of music by The Flannery Brothers and video animation online. This book is also available in a
From flying squirrels to grizzly bears, and from torpid turtles to insects with antifreeze, the animal kingdom relies on some staggering evolutionary innovations to survive winter. Unlike their human counterparts, who must alter the environment to accommodate physical limitations, animals are adaptable to an amazing range of conditions. Examining everything from food sources in the
Why the Possum’s Tail is Bare: A Cherokee Folk Tale
In this folk tale you will learn why the possum has no hair on his tail. Includes English to Cherokee syllabary vocabulary words.
On a bright early Spring morning Walela and his mother woke up very hungry. Etsi told Walela that she would go to breakfast and for Walela to wait and she would be back soon. The other birds try to teach Walela how to get food but eventually he learns the right way to hunt for
Felix the Frozen Frog
Learn how Felix the frog survives through winter. Written in Cherokee syllabary with English translation in the back of the book.
Four-Legged Forest Dwellers
Beautiful photographs of animals accompanied by illustrations of their tracks and their name in English and Cherokee syllabary.
Groundhog at Evergreen Road
A fun and informative story learning about the animals that live in an American backyard.
I Love Greens
Learn about all the animals that love eating greens.