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Distance Learning for Educators

 
 
Family

Everglades Activities    for Families

Storytime

Storytime with Ms. Colleen

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Ms. Colleen

Ms. Colleen loves books, science, and teaching. She works for the University of Florida as both a literacy professional developer with the James Patterson Literacy Challenge and a doctoral student studying special education and dyslexia. Colleen also works with the Everglades Foundation as a teacher trainer, promoting environmental science education across Florida. Prior to this work, Colleen was an elementary school teacher. Reading to her students was always her favorite part of each school day. Colleen lives in Fort Lauderdale, Florida with her husband and two dogs.

 
 
Pile Of Books

Books

 
Banana Leaves

Materials for Print

 Neighborhood Everglades Animal Scavenger Hunt!

Trot, walk, jog or do a drive thru around your neighborhood and find as many Everglades animals as you can on your neighbors' windows and/or lawns.

We encourage all to place Everglades stuffed animals, toys or drawing on their window visible to those walking on the sidewalks/streets or driving by.

If your windows are not visible from street, you can place it inside the car window closest to the sidewalk/street.

 

Animal coloring pages are provided here for you to print and color them.

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Print the Everglades Animal Scavenger Hunt sheet here

Please take a photo of your stuffed animal, drawing, coloring, etc. on your window/lawn and post it on your Instagram. Don't forget to use #EvergladesLiteracy and tag The Everglades Foundation's social media handles.

Facebook: @evergladesfoundation and @evergladesliteracyprogram

Twitter: @evergfoundation

Instagram: @evergladesfoundation

 
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  EVERGLADES

   EDUCATION

Videos

Let's go for a hike through the Everglades! Join Analise Fussell, our K-12 Education & Outreach Assistant, as she explores the Pine Rocklands of Everglades National Park. Learn more about this endangered habitat, its adaptation to fire, and some of the plant and animals species who call it home!

CONTACT US

18001 Old Cutler Road, Suite 625 

Palmetto Bay, Florida 33157
Phone: (305) 251-0001

info@evergladesliteracy.org