Sleep Soundly at Beaver's Inn

Animals arrive from the rain forest, mountain, sea, and desert to stay at Beaver's Inn. When they can't sleep, Beaver creates sounds that soothe his guests to help them relax.

This book is part of A World in Motion's K-3 comprehensive science curriculum. This unit focuses on sound waves and the workings of musical instruments. For more information, click here.

AWIM, a program of  SAE International,  "is a teacher-administered, industry volunteer-assisted program that brings science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education to life in the classroom for students in Kindergarten through Grade 8. Benchmarked to the national standards, the AWIM program incorporates integrated STEM learning experiences through hands-on activities that reinforce classroom STEM learning."  

CLICK HERE to download a CLASSROOM LITERACY GUIDE for the book.

Create handmade instruments used by Beaver in the book--plus others--by clinking the links below. 

Click here to create "Rhythm of the rain" for Toad using an oatmeal or coffee container.


"Mr. Rattlesnake" shaker. Click here for instructions

20+ ideas for making music with kids including DIY instruments, water play, a backyard band and more!:
Click here for a multitude of home made instruments--instructions on Pintrest.