ABC and 123: A Learning Collaborative: Summer Fruit Series: Strawberries

Saturday, June 23, 2012

Summer Fruit Series: Strawberries

Our family spent time this week picking, tipping, and washing berries before making them into jams and sauces to last through the year.  Yum!  Here are some strawberry inspired lessons, crafts, and activities for you to enjoy.

Muffin Tin Mom put together a strawberry snack perfect for after school.

Visit Strawberryville for some online education and entertainment.
CalStrawberry shares a lesson plan appropriate for 1st-4th graders to look at the math and geography of strawberries.  The link includes a little berry quiz.

These easy to make Strawberry Sachets from Country Living would make a sweet summer gift.

Extract DNA from a Strawberry for this advanced science lesson.  My kids enjoyed this lesson at a special science night at school this year.

Use strawberries to practice adding and subtracting 3-digit numbers with this lesson plan intended for 3rd grade students.

The Strawberry Patch has a wealth of resources for a Strawberry unit including: facts, poems, crafts, taste testing, math activities, and much more!

She Knows suggests 5 Craft Ideas to be made using strawberry crates.

Central Florida Memory links to several lesson sin a unit on the book Strawberry Girl. is a fun resource for all the strawberry recipes you might desire.

Sarah's Journal has a recipe for strawberry play dough.
We love the book The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear.  This lesson in predicting is appropriate for K-2nd grade students.
Hey Section 40 explains a thematic writing lesson where students are encouraged to write a short ode to a strawberry.

Engaging Lessons and Activities has a download of math and literacy activities for Strawberry Day available for 1.99.
Below is a brief lesson in drawing a perfect strawberry.


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