“Blue needs sun,
sparkling spring sky!”
-Joyce Sidman, Excerpt from Red Sings from Treetops, A Year in Colors
Check out our newest Pinterest post about Clouds and Skies here! This is just a small sample of the many works that showcase the natural world around us. Check out the clouds and skies using our online collection here and here. There are various options for using these works in the classroom; stay tuned to our blog to see how other teachers have used our collection of clouds and skies at the YCBA in their classrooms. How will you use these artistic expressions of nature? Share with us your own ideas about Clouds and Skies in the classroom.
Here are some books for all ages that can easily accompany one of the Pinterest posts:
Birds, Kevin Henkes. Illustrated by Laura Dronzek.
Little Cloud, Eric Carle.
Red Sings from Treetops: A Year in Colors, Joyce Sidman. Illustrated by Pamela Zagarenski.
Once Upon a Cloud, Rob D. Walker. Illustrated by Matt Mahurin.
It Looked Like Spilt Milk, Charles G. Shaw.
4 thoughts on “Clouds and Skies”
Thank you! These thematic groups are very helpful and make it easier to grab what I’m looking for.
Thanks Daron – so glad to hear this was useful. Any suggestions for future themes?
It would be great to do themes of “children”
“Home life” and “downtown” scenes!