Free Educator’s Guides

Our Educator’s Guides provide detailed lessons and activities to engage students while meeting a variety of national learning standards including the Next Generation Science Standards and Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Math. Click on the links below to access the guides.

  • eBird K-5

    Crow Not Crow

    The Crow Not Crow – Teacher’s Guide features activities that target national science, math, writing and art education standards for grades K-3.

  • Ruby’s Birds

    Take a walk through Central Park with Ruby and her birds! Use the book guide to connect the story with activities that target national science, math, writing and art education standards for grades K-3.

  • An Egg is Quiet

    With an introduction to over 60 different kinds of eggs, students will discover the many colors, textures, shapes and sizes an egg can have while exploring fun facts about the eggs and their owners. Book activities allow students to explore their own egg experiences.

  • White Owl Barn Owl Book

    White Owl, Barn Owl

    Take your students to the nighttime world of this graceful, ghostly hunter through the eyes of a young child and her grandfather. Add to the book through free lessons and activities ideal for students in K-2nd grade!

  • On Meadowview Street

    Join Caroline in habitat exploration in your own neighborhood with these excellent student activities. Get to know your local habitat!

  • Animals in Flight

    Explore bird flight and migration with a series of activities to go along with Animals in Flight, written by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page. Students will develop a better understanding of migration while meeting science standards.

  • On Bird Hill

    On Bird Hill

    The On Bird Hill – Teacher’s Guide is a free download that features activities that help educators meet standards in a fun and engaging way.

  • Am I Like You

    Am I Like You?

    Am I Like You? by Laura Erickson and Brian Sockin, illustrated by Anna Rettberg The Am I Like You? – Teacher’s Guide features activities that target national science, math, writing, and art education standards!

  • Albatross book

    A Perfect Day for an Albatross

    A Perfect Day for an Albatross- Teacher’s Guide features exciting activities, images and content that target national science, math, writing, and art education standards for grades. Pair the guide with the book for a fun and exciting unit.

  • On Duck Pond Book Cover

    On Duck Pond

    Pair the On Duck Pond book with a free downloadable guide that meets both NGSS and engages students. Supplemental resources include engaging videos, images and much more.

  • An Eagle

    An Eagle’s Feather

    Combine the book with these a free book activities. Content includes a fun mix of articles, videos and sounds! Activities can be adapted to grades K-5th.

  • Educator

    On Gull Beach

    The On Gull Beach – Teacher’s Guide features a variety of activities that target national science, English,mathematics, and art education standards for grades PreK-2.