Sirod dreams of having a soft green lawn to sit on, but the grass seeds she has must be faulty because, despite her best efforts, nothing grows.
Curriculum Link: Plants – how seeds grow into mature plants and the requirements that plants have to grow and stay healthy.
Earth Grass is an endearing and beautifully illustrated story for children aged 5-7 sets the scene for science investigations about seeds and plants.
The stories do not have satisfactory endings and the characters are left with a problem to solve. After doing some appropriate investigations in science lessons, children will be able to use their knowledge to write a happy ending to the story.
The book comes with an extensive downloadable resource pack of teacher notes and lesson plans.
Why not take a look at the previous book in the series Concentrate, Russet!: at the end of the summer, wise old Rudolph teaches the young squirrels how to prepare for the coming winter, but Russet doesn’t pay attention. When winter arrives, will Russet be able to survive?
Age Range: 5-7
Author: Elizabeth Flinn
Illustrator: Hannah Thompson