Scarlet Macaws,< < < thank You For Sharing your pictures >>>Blessings to You, Mitzi…  :)

Parrot Conservation - Mexico’s Ban on Wild-Caught Parrots is Working

Scarlet Macaw (Ara macao) The Scarlet Macaw is a large, colorful parrot. It is native to humid evergreen forests in the American tropics. National bird of Honduras.

Rainforest along Power Creek Road, Chugach National Forest, Cordova, Alaska

A waterfall in the rainforest along Power Creek Road, Chugach National Forest, Cordova, Alaska

Meet the planthopper!   It’s one of 60+ new species found in the rainforest-dominated mountainous region of southeastern Suriname.  Note the conspicuous waxy fronds at the end of its body. It’s theorized that they might mimic the anthers of flowers to help the insect camouflage itself. http://news.discovery.com/animals/new-species-found-in-tropical-rainforest-pictures-131002.htm#mkcpgn=fbsci1

Bizarre 'Troll-Haired' Insect Is Totally Wild!

This troll-haired insect was found in the Suriname rainforest and is only 5 millimeters long. Its 'hair' are actually waxy secretions that could be a defense mechanism to distract predators.

Rainforest Books for Kids -- this selection is especially good for younger kids, focusing on the amazing plants and animals in the rainforests and not so much on destruction.

Rainforest Books for Kids

Animals That Live in the Amazon | Animals In The Amazon Rainforest: Pictures, Info & Facts

Animals In The Amazon Rainforest: Pictures, Info & Facts

Animals That Live in the Amazon | Animals In The Amazon Rainforest: Pictures, Info & Facts

Montgomery, Sy Amazon Adventure: How Tiny Fish are Saving the World’s Largest Rainforest , pictures by Keith Ellenbogen.   66 pages.   NO...

Montgomery, Sy Amazon Adventure: How Tiny Fish are Saving the World’s Largest Rainforest , pictures by Keith Ellenbogen. 66 pages. NO...

This is my version of the Rainforest shoebox diorama that we did with my daughter Hannah in first grade. Now she is a happy homeschooler.  I found a great video in YouTube  that inspired me to do this with confidence!. Here are the  photos of the steps and materials that I used  to make it. I didn't find a better way to upload the photos but if you know how to do it without using pinthemall, please let me know by leaving a comment!

This is my version of the Rainforest shoebox diorama that we did with my daughter last year. I had no idea how to make this project and doing…

Loads of FREE Montessori printables ~ Nomenclature, Memory/Match Up

Montessori Printables

1 1 Printables- Lots of Units from rainforest animals/bugs/tools, fruit, nature, ocean, and much much more Check out the website for more.

Sleeping Jaguar.  Our "house panther" (armload of black house cat who looks & moves like a big cat) loves to sleep like this. Except he's on the back of the recliner! :) - Aud

Sleeping panther - Javanese Leopard in the jungle surroundings. by Radu Frentiu

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Exploring Nature Science Education Resource - Life Science, Earth Science, and Physical Science Resources for Students and Teachers

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