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It’s Black Garden Ants Week in our nature study! I’ve always thought ants were super cool so I’m excited we get to learn more about them. We started with a good book about how they mate, work, and what they eat and looked at some real life pictures. Then we studied their anatomy and life cycle, had a number lesson with cute cutouts, reviewed the letter A, had line work practice. While Elliot was tracing our read aloud was a classic story, The Ant and the Grasshopper. He also created his own little ant underground scene.

  • Are You an Ant? by Judy Allen and Tudor Humphries
  • Ants by Sophie Lockwood
  • Animal Stories – Cottage Door Press
  • Black ant unit by @brighterdaypress
  • Black garden ant anatomy print by @gabitatemporium
  • Garden tracing worksheet by @superstarworksheets