These include activities for a wide range of ages, from as young as 2 or 3 to as old as 8 and up. Please note that many issues can be used outside of their specified season. For example, the Tiny Seed issue is a spring issue but makes a wonderful fall study as well. While the pond issues are assigned to summer, they’re wonderful for late spring or early autumn, too.
New Releases: At this time, we do not have a set calendar for new releases of seasonal issues. When we add a new issue, it will be added to this page.
Spring 2018 Issue No. 1: Up in the Garden and Down In the Dirt by Kate Messner and Christopher Silas Neal
Topics: Soil, Roots, and the pH Scale
Spring Issue No. 2: Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert
Topics: Flower Anatomy, the Life Cycle of Flowering Plants, and Fractals
Spring 2018 Issue No. 3: A Rainbow of My Own by Don Freeman
Topics: Rainbows and Prisms
Spring 2018 Issue No. 4: A Nest is Noisy by Dianna Hutts Aston and Sylvia Long
Topics: Nests and Hexagons
Spring 2018 Issue No. 5: The Tiny Seed by Eric Carle
Topics: Seed Distribution and Needs
Spring 2018 Issue No. 6: The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
Topics: Moths, Butterflies, and Symmetry
Spring Bundle of Issues 1 – 6: Save 1.00 per issue by buying spring issues 1 – 6 in a single bundle!
Pond Issue No. 1: Over and Under the Pond
Exploring: Pond Anatomy
Pond Issue No. 2: Butternut Hollow Pond
Exploring: Pond Food Webs
Please note: New issues in the pond collection will be added in 2021.
Free Issue: The Three Sunflowers
Topics: Pollinators, Sunflowers, and the Fibonacci Spiral
We do not currently have any more autumn issues available, but plan to develop new issues in 2021.
Free Issue: Winter Issue No. 1: The Mitten
Topics: Capacity, Matching Pairs, and Ordinal Numbers
This is a free issue. (Just enter 0 in the “fair price” field at checkout.) Click here to see this issue in our store.
Winter Issue No. 2: Sun Bread
Exploring the Winter Solstice
This issue is free until March 21st, 2021! (Just enter 0 in the “fair price” field at checkout.) Click here to see this issue in our store.
More winter issues are being developed in late 2021.
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