Ginkgo tree. Since the beginning of school, we have been watching this tall, skinny tree wave in the wind and slowly change. Recently, he turned bright yellow.
Sexton at Grace-St. Luke's Episcopal Church. I chose Joe not only because Ginkgo trees dramatically change through the seasons, but also because we pass him daily on our way around campus.
these directions. We bound the books with yarn and cut the ends of the closed parts, so that every page also has a pocket. Then, the kids labeled each page by month from August - May.
Joe also tells the story of the seasons. When we began in August, he was bright green and full. Now, his leaves are sunny and slowly falling. What will happen next? When will all of his leaves be gone? Then what? How long will it take? These are questions that a kindergartner can explore and answer.