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Grades K - 4
Astonishing Animals

Astonishing Animals

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Night-stalking primates with nasty-clawed, crooked fingers . . . giant, dragon-like reptiles eager to eat . . . tobogganing penguins swift on the snow . . . clutches of turtle hatchlings in pursuit of the sea . . . an ark, abundant with astonishing animals . . .

And God saw that it was good.

A dog may be man's best friend, but it's God's gift of all kinds of animals that kids are absolutely crazy about!

Day 1: What Exactly Is an Aye-Aye?
Day 2: Cool Things About Wolverines
Day 3: What Are Komodo Dragons?
Day 4: Getting to Know Loggerhead Sea Turtles
Day 5: What Is an Adélie Penguin?

How many critters has your household held over the years?

There's no doubt that children are fascinated with animals—they begin building that sense of awe and wonder at an early age with the introduction of Noah and the ark. By selecting animals that are a bit off the beaten path, this E-Book will keep kids quite absorbed and actively productive.

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Here’s what homeschooling parents are saying about Astonishing Animals:

“Astonishing Animals is another great product from DNG! We just returned from a trip to the Creation Museum and the Cincinnati Zoo, so we took in firsthand observations of some truly amazing animals! The timing to enjoy this unit study is perfect! I really appreciate the DNG titles because a little of everything is included!There is truly something for everyone in the family!There are lapbooks for hands-on and crafty learners, there are videos for the visual learner like me, and there are books listed that you can get at the library . . . I really appreciate how much DNG draws the Bible and Creation into this study of Astonishing Animals! . . . There is something about a cuddly, furry thing (or even a prickly one) that draws their interest and attention in!Even if you aren’t normally a unit study user—I would recommend this particular DNG because it may even provide just the little break you need from your normal routine to chase away the mid-term doldrums and bring in a little exciting change with some fun learning! This is a bright topic that I think most families would enjoy!“

—Wendy Stoller, Orrville, OH

. . . Astonishing Animals was perfect for my kids whose age ranged from pre-K to 1st grade...Since my son loves turtles, he enjoyed learning about the loggerhead sea turtle the most. He found it enjoyable to know more details about this lovable sea creature. The fun project allowed him to use his imagination while appreciating the animal. He loved it when we made a model of a sea turtle using modeling clay. As the lesson suggested, we also tried creating several baby turtles heading for the ocean waves. Aside from the lapbooks, the kids had the most fun when we did the scavenger hunt family activity. They loved putting the clues they have learned together and looking for more clues around the house. As a mom, whenever I see the kids learning, I am truly very happy.It is a bonus when I see them having fun learning. It makes the retention of the lesson more effective too!”

—Christine Amador, Laguna, Philippines

“Astonishing Animals, the latest Download N Go™ from Amanda Bennett . . . , is a perfect way to combine the love of animals and the love of learning into one unit study and lapbook project!. . . DNG lessons can be tailored to individual interest and learning levels. They make fun projects for the whole family to enjoy together. Even Li’l Sis (3) has enjoyed many of the books on the included recommended reading lists as we read them aloud together.Astonishing Animals has been one of our favorite DNG units.I recommend it to anyone who wants a jumping off place for more in-depth animal studies or just a fun addition to your daily lessons. You really can’t go wrong with the ease of use and value of the DNG Series.”

—Sara Panning, Syracuse, NY

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