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Activity Books, Coloring Books, Puzzles

Drought Movie

This 17 - minute movie about drought comes complete with curriculum. The movie was made by Albuquerque summer camps, and covers topics like pack rat middens and why we need to water our trees during a drought. Click here to download movie and lessons.

  • Slow Your Flow - Coloring book of puppet show song.(Early Elementary)

 

To hear the song, visit our Puppet Show Page.

Water Conservation Coloring Book
Slow Your Flow Coloring Book
Conservation Detective Activity

Conservation Detective

Students look at 2 almost identical pictures and decide which one shows a person conserving water and which is the water waster. (Grades K - 2)

Click here to download the English version

  • Salvemos el agua - Color in these pictures of tips for saving water. (In Spanish for early elementary)

Spanish Conservation Message

Water Year 'Round

Students learn about the three phases of water: solid, liquid, and gas. They see drawings of water in each season and as they try to solve the riddle, “Which Season Am I?” (Early Elementary)

Click here to download the guide, clues, and seasons picture.

Seasons Book In English (This is a big file!)

Seasons Book In Spanish (This is a big file!)

 

  • It's Dry - Coloring book of puppet show songs. (Early Elementary)

 

To hear the song, visit our Puppet Show Page.

Water Accounts Directions

Water Accounts Count

Students pull cards to see how much water they used each month of a year. Graph results to see seasonal changes in our water usage. (Grades 4-6)

Click here to download

To hear these songs, visit our Puppet Show Page.

We Are Water Wise Activity Book

When Is the Drought Out?

A graphing activity that follows the levels of our reservoirs during drought and when the rains return.

Click here to visit the page with the activity and movie.

 

Water System Sequencing Activity

Wastewater Plant Diagram for kids

Wateropoly Board

 

Wateropoly

Students roll a die to move around the board. Pull a card to find out if you are a water saver or a water waster. Whoever has the most gallons of water at the end is the winner! (Grades 3 and up)

Click here to download English version

Click here to download the Spanish version

Water Conservation Crossword Puzzle Conservation Crossword Puzzle

What We Do with Number One and Number Two

This activity is fun for students in grades 4 and up!

Click here to visit the web page for the activity.

Crossward Puzzle for Lab Work Water Quality Lab Crossword Puzzle
Water/Electricity Connections Activity Energy-Water Nexus Activity Web page with movie and activity

The Water - Electricity Connection

Students must supply their town with electricity by using water. They’ll need that electricity to supply drinking water. (Grade 6 and up)

Click here to download movie and activity

  • Listen to our RIO Corrido, written for us by David Garcia. You can finish writing the corrido yourself. Click here to hear the song. Click here for the activity that goes with it!

Songs and Stories to Perform with Kids

Visit our Puppet Page to hear and download our songs about water! click here

 

Books (and more songs) about Water to share with kids

The Collaborative Summer Library Program chose "Water" as it's theme for summer reading in 2010.

Click here to see their list of suggested reading.

Click here to see the NM State Library list of SW water books.

Click here to see their compilation of water-themed songs.

 

 
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