Focus: To create awareness of evergreen trees, bird songs, and bird coloration.
This is a beautiful story for the winter season. Its original version is about Joseph and Mary and the Christmas story, but I have changed it in order to be all-inclusive, while still keeping the essence of the tale intact.
Playing with the story:
- Find evergreen trees. Then notice trees in the dead of winter that are not evergreen.
- Notice how trees change throughout the seasons.
- Do some trees have branches that bend over? Do others have branches that point up to the sky? What else