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World Turtle Day


According to my special days calendar, May 23 is World Turtle Day!  I have found some great free resource links to follow as we learn about turtles in our homeschool!

Lapbook from here  http://www.homeschoolshare.com/turtles.php

Much about turtles, conservation, rescue, and more here http://www.seaturtleinc.org/

More cool turtle stuff  here  http://www.conserveturtles.org/turtletides.php

Look inside a turtle’s shell!                                                                               http://boredomtherapy.com/inside-tortoise-shell/

List with photos of different types of turtles with quick facts                                         https://animalsake.com/different-types-of-turtles

Turtle myths and legends                                                  http://www.ancientpages.com/2015/08/29/myths-legends-reveal-ancient-turtle-worship-linked-creation-world/

Children’s Bible Ministry lesson with a turtle theme                              http://www.bibleline.org/turtles.html

Something challenging for an art project. Origami instructions   https://www.freekidscrafts.com/origami-turtle/

Learn to draw 4 different turtles                                                                 https://www.wikihow.com/Draw-a-Turtle

Rock painting tutorial                                                                   https://garden.org/thread/view/3659/Turtle-Rock-Paint-Project-Tutorial/

Turtle jokes                                                                                                https://www.jokesbykids.com/turtle/

“What kind of jokes do turtles tell? SHELL-arious ones!”

And finally  notebooking pages with ocean animals including turtles from here   https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Ocean-Animal-Themed-Writing-Paper-FREEBIE-1213370

It looks like we’ve got science, language arts, computer lab, art, and fun covered for our homeschool summer school today (actually a few days worth of resources)!

betty jo