Growing a Rainforest in Our Classroom

This Growing a Rainforest in Our Classroom lesson plan also includes:

Give your classroom decor a boost with a rainforest themed mural highlighting what class members learned through their five senses—taste, touch, see, smell, and hear. Scholars create a rainforest filled with trees and animals using their artistic abilities, bodies, and craft supplies. 

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Instructional Ideas
  • Send a letter home with families asking for material donations to complete the mural 
  • Invite parents and guardians to visit the class for a mural unveiling  
  • For pupils who are interested, create mini-murals with material scraps on small pieces of construction paper 
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires a variety of craft supplies 
  • This lesson is the last of six from the Rainforest Alliance early childhood activities
  • Comes with a picture example of a completed mural 
  • Lesson directions are clear and written in detail 
  • The link to help build tree frogs no longer works