Think fish are boring? Think again!
We have a feast for your children’s eyes and minds in this Art & Nature-Science Unit on Ocean Fish, with over 80 pages in PDF format.
Your kids will discover:
- giant fish, including
- the 8-foot long Goliath grouper
- the 10-foot ocean sunfish, and
- the 40-foot whale shark
- flying fish and colorful fish, including
- clownfish and more
- special fish, including
- leafy sea dragons
- sharks and rays.
Your kids will love our photos of the shark tunnel surround-aquarium at Sea World, which our 17- and 20-year-old homeschool grads, Jonathan and Jennaya, and Joymarie, the editor, visited to take photographs for this nature unit, which includes 37 color photos. Your kids can read about our family on assignment and then discover our tips for taking photos in our Photography Workshop column.
As always this Art & Nature-Science Unit is packed with art experiences for your children. In addition to our photography workshop, we have included 5 paintings in this issue by famous artists for your kids to learn from and try, using our detailed instructions. We have included 30 beautiful coloring pages, each with instructions and either a photo or a colored example or both to help them develop new art skills as they color. Please note that in addition to all of the other enjoyable, educational features you receive, each of our nature units gives you a quarter year or more of art instruction.
This issue also includes:
- enjoyable poetry
- a fish quilt patch to color
- easy drawing lessons that any child can do, with many very different types of fish
- a fish kaleidoscope picture to color creatively
- instructions for setting up and caring for a real aquarium
- famous paintings by Claude Monet, including one with a line drawing of the painting for grades 6 and up to color or paint
- swimming safety rules
- a page comparing different sizes of sharks, and
- instructions for drawing silhouettes of hammerhead sharks.
We also include Bible verses, a devotional page, and as always, we include word searches and a variety of word puzzles, dot-to-dots, and other activity pages as well. Plus, a treasure-hunt search throughout the magazine for tiny seahorses adds to the fun.
This also comes in a version for 2nd-4th graders so you can include younger children in your unit study.
Don’t miss the fun and learning in this packed 88-page nature unit! Download this book and get started on your Art & Nature-Science Unit on Ocean Fish today! And don’t forget to tell your friends that it costs so little for so much fun and educational value!
This was originally published as issue #8 of the popular Artistic Nature Magazine (no longer a magazine). The editor, Joymarie Dunlap, was the leading writer for The Teaching Home magazine for 10 years.
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