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Teaching our little learners all about the Earth is such a fun and important unit – I mean, we do live here after all! There are so many fun ways to explore this Earth unit. You’ll get to watch little minds be amazed as they learn all about the Earth they live on. It’s SO FUN to watch them read through Earth books, too!

Finding different Earth books to read along with them is a great addition to units just like these. And they get to learn all about the planet Earth!

Taking the time to read Earth books is so important for growing little minds as they go through this Earth unit! Our little learners will get to discover all kinds of new things about the planet Earth. Some things they may already know, others might be totally new to them!

I found some really fun Earth books for you to use with this Earth unit that can easily be purchased on Amazon. Just click the links below and stock up on some of your favorite Earth books! I love to use my prime membership since I get FREE 2-day shipping and can have books in my hand quickly!

The Magic School Bus Inside the Earth

Rock collecting has never been quite like this! When the class forgets to do its homework, a fieldtrip through the Earth’s crust, into the center of the Earth, and out through a volcano will teach them not to forget their assignments again – and then some!

Heal the Earth

The Flier’s mission is to transport readers around the world, to engage them in helping to save the environment, and to teach one and all to love our planet. Just press a button printed on the page, and point the plane up in the air to fly, or down to land it!

About Habitats: Mountains

Award-winning author Cathryn Sill and her husband, noted wildlife illustrator John Sill, offer readers a first glimpse into mountain habitats. In simple, easy-to-understand language, this guide teaches children what mountains are and what kinds of animals and plants live there. John Sill’s superbly detailed full-color illustrations reflect the diversity of mountain landscapes-from the snow-covered peaks of the Himalaya Mountains in Asia to the forested slopes of the Appalachians in the United States. A wide variety of the plants and animals that live on mountains are also represented. A glossary and afterword provide readers with further fascinating details about mountains.

I Can Save the Earth!

Meet Max the Little Monster. He is a cute, furry green monster who is an environmental nightmare. Among other things, he leaves on all the lights, keeps his computer plugged in, blasts the TV, hoards his old toys and uses so much toilet paper it clogs the toilet until finally, his excessive ways cause a power outage. With no TV to watch, computer to play on, video games to play with, Max finds there is a whole big world outside that he can make a difference in the environment.

Why Should I Recycle?

What if everybody threw away old bottles and newspapers, littering the world with glass and plastic and tin cans that should be recycled and made into new products? Mr. Jones is a teacher who sets a good example for kids by separating his trash for recycling. When he takes them on a class trip to a recycling plant they learn the value of recycling. Part of every child’s development involves asking questions. Today, some of the most important questions kids ask are related to the natural environment. The enlightening and entertaining four-book Why Should I? series demonstrates the importance of protecting nature.

About Habitats: Polar Regions

The latest book in this acclaimed series explores the major attributes of the Arctic and Antarctic biomes and showcases the striking beauty and remarkable diversity of these regions. Award-winning author Cathryn Sill and her husband, noted wildlife illustrator John Sill, offer young readers a first glimpse into polar regions. In simple, easy-to-understand language, this guide teaches children what the polar regions are and what kinds of animals and plants live there. A glossary and afterword provide readers with further fascinating details.

I am Earth

I Am Earth introduces kids to the basic concepts of earth science while also encouraging the importance of taking care of our special planet through environmental awareness and sustainability. Keeping Earth a happy healthy place to live is important for everyone big and small. In this Earth science book for beginners, kids learn what makes our planet so uniquely special and how people can work together to keep it a healthy home.

Earth Day, Every Day

On Earth Day, we find ways to help the Earth. Trina plants trees with her class. She forms an Earth Day club with her friends. What can you do to make every day Earth Day? Do your part to be a planet protector! Discover how to reduce, reuse, recycle, and more with Tyler and Trina in the Planet Protectors series, part of the Cloverleaf Books™ collection. These nonfiction picture books feature kid-friendly text and illustrations to make learning fun!

About Habitats: Wetlands

Award-winning author Cathryn Sill and her husband, noted wildlife illustrator John Sill, offer young readers a first glimpse into wetlands habitats. In simple, easy-to-understand language, this guide teaches children what wetlands are, what kinds of animals and plants live there, and how wetlands help maintain the delicate balance among Earth’s environments.

Earth Day

Presents a simple introduction to the traditions and festivities on Earth Day.

About Habitats: Oceans

Award-winning author Cathryn Sill and her husband, noted wildlife illustrator John Sill, offer young readers a first glimpse into ocean habitats. In simple, easy-to-understand language, this guide teaches children what oceans are and what kinds of animals and plants live there. A glossary and afterword provide readers with further fascinating details.

Biscuit’s Earth Day Celebration

It’s Earth Day! Join Biscuit as he helps take care of our green world. From planting seeds to cleaning up, Biscuit’s celebration is an exciting adventure for Earth Day and for every day!

About Habitats: Deserts

In the first book in the acclaimed About Habitats… series, educator and author Cathryn Sill uses simple, easy-to-understand language to teach children what deserts are and what kinds of animals and plants live there. John Sill s beautifully detailed paintings reflect the diversity of deserts, from the vast dunes of the Arabian Desert to the rocky Chihuahuan Desert in the southwestern U. S. An afterword provides details on deserts and about the flora and fauna featured in the illustrations.

Earth Day – Hooray!

Earth Day is on the way, and Ryan, Luke, and Carly have a plan. If they manage to collect and recycle 5,000 aluminum cans, they can make enough money to buy some beautiful flowers for nearby Gilroy Park. CAN they do it? Counting the cans gives Ryan, Luke, and Carly — along with readers — a lesson in place value. And facts about recycling throughout the story will help readers understand how important it is to take care of the earth.

About Habitats: Forests

Award-winning author Cathryn Sill and her husband, noted wildlife illustrator John Sill, offer young readers a first glimpse into forest habitats. In simple, easy-to-understand language, this guide teaches children what forests are and what kinds of animals and plants live in them. A glossary and afterword provide readers with further fascinating details.

I Can Name 50 Trees Today!

While stopping to admire some of the world’s most amazing trees, the Cat and Co. teach beginning readers how to identify different species from the shape of their crowns, leaves, lobes, seeds, bark, and fruit. Kids will learn about many trees common to North America.

About Habitats: Grasslands

This beginner’s guide explores the major attributes of the grassland biome and showcases its striking beauty and remarkable diversity using examples from around the globe. In this addition to the About Habitats series, award-winning author Cathryn Sill uses simple, easy-to-understand language to teach children what grasslands are and what kinds of animals and plants live there. John Sill’s detailed, full-color illustrations reflect the diversity of grasslands and the wide variety of the plants and animals that live in grassland habitats. A glossary and afterword provide further fascinating details about grasslands to inspire readers to learn more.

Many Biomes, One Earth

Discover earth’s natural neighborhoods on a colorful trek through the twelve terrestrial biomes of North and South America. Travel from the icy tundra, where the polar bear makes its home, to the tropical rain forest, the natural home of more than thirty million kinds of insects. From mountains to prairies, rich, exquisite illustrations and fascinating facts present a detailed journey through earth’s splendid natural homes.

About Habitats: Seashores

In this addition to the About Habitats series, award-winning author Cathryn Sill uses simple, easy-to-understand language to teach children about seashores and what kinds of animals and plants live there. John Sill’s detailed, full-color illustrations reflect the wide variety of seashore topography. A glossary and afterword provide further fascinating details about the wetlands to inspire readers to learn more.

The Magic School Bus Hops Home

Oh, no! Wanda’s best friend, Bella the bullfrog, is missing. The class wants to help look for her. Ms. Frizzle says, “The best way to find a frog is to be a frog!” So, the kids take a ride on the Magic School Bus. Join them as they shrink to frog size and learn all about animal habitats!

Teaching the Earth unit is SO MUCH FUN for little learners as they explore the planet Earth we live on. It’s even more fun for us as we get to watch little minds learn and grow! Grab some fun and exciting Earth books to use with your Earth unit and explore the planet Earth.

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