June 20, 2012

Rainbow Unit Study

In this unit study we learned all about rainbows. This unit has 5 days worth of lessons. We did this unit study with cousins, from tots to 1st grade, but I would recommend it for around Preschool age. 
Rainbow Book List

Book can be read by the child or by the parent to the child, depending on the child's reading level.
Books I used in the lessons... 
Liz Makes a Rainbow by Tracey West
The First Rainbow By Su Box
Take a Walk on a Rainbow by Miriam Moss
All the Colors of the Rainbow by Allan Fowler
What Is a Rainbow? By Chris Arvetis and Carole Palmer
What Makes a Rainbow? by Betty Ann Schwartz
A Rainbow of My Own by Don Freeman
I can eat a Rainbow by Annabel Karmel
Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert
Other age appropriate books...
Noah's Ark by Barbara Shook Hazen and Diane Muldrow
Singing with Noah by Cissy Padgett
The Rainbow Mystery by Jennifer Dussling
Duckie's Rainbow by Frances Barry
On Noah's Ark by Jan Brett
Elmer and the Rainbow by David McKee
The Magic School But Makes a Rainbow by Joanna Cole
Over the Rainbow by Judy Collins
Song List
Roy G Biv by They Might be Giants

Video List 
Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! (Season 1 Episode 16) 
Elmo's Rainbow 
The Magic School Bus Makes A Rainbow

1 comment:

Tracy said...

I have been looking & looking for a rainbow unit study for my kindergartener when I stumbled across your blog post. This looks great! What fun ideas! Thank you for sharing them. Blessings. = )