Free Expertise for Lecturers: “Dad, It’s Nonetheless Autumn”

These of you who’ve been following my weblog with regularity over the past couple of years have most likely seen my casual collection of posts titled Questions from My Daughters. These posts have been about answering the questions that my daughters (now ages 5 and 6) ask me. Questions like “what do worms eat?” and “what are freckles?” have been answered in these posts. Nicely now it’s time to begin a brand new collection that I’m going to name Corrections from My Daughters

Over the weekend it grew to become obvious that my daughters have reached the section of childhood during which they prefer to be very exact with their phrases and need their mother and father to do the identical. This was revealed once I was lamenting the shortage of snow that we’ve had right here in Maine up to now this winter. As quickly because the phrases had been out of my mouth my oldest daughter mentioned, “effectively Dad, it’s nonetheless autumn.” Her youthful sister rapidly confirmed that I used to be mistaken to say that it was winter as a result of winter doesn’t begin till December twenty first (as she discovered at college final week). 

The entire above is to introduce my quick assortment of assets for instructing and studying about winter. 

Why do now we have seasons? What causes the modifications in climate patterns all through the seasons? The solutions to these questions and extra are discovered within the following SciShow Youngsters video and Crash Course Youngsters video.

Why the Full Moon Is Higher In Winter is an effective companion useful resource to go along with these movies featured above.


PBS Studying Media’s Classroom Posters assortment incorporates greater than a dozen colourful PDFs that includes the letters of the alphabet with consultant icons, numbers, shapes, and quick phrases. Within the posters assortment you’ll additionally discover seasons of the yr, months of the yr, and climate. Lastly, the gathering additionally contains posters about feelings and classroom routines. 

We’re Counting Birds is a winter exercise that my household loved doing final yr and shall be doing once more this yr.