Lesser known that the Frogs and Toads are 2 other groups of Amphibians -
Salamanders and Newts
Here is a collection of books, websites, teaching ideas, and other resources to help kids learn about these incredible animals.
Salamander Facts and Pictures
Click Here: Animal Planet - Salamanders
Spotted Salamander Facts, Photos, Video
Click Here: National Geographic Spotted Salamanders
Can salamanders help find a cure for diabetes?
Click here: JDRF Kids Online
Here's a link to a blog post by Briana at Bookworm Fun. She has a nice lesson which includes 4 books and a craft project with watercolor paper for young kids.
Click here: Bookworm Fun: Salamanders and Newts
Here's a link to Enchanted Learning's website which has a diagram and explanation of the salamander life cycle.
Click here: Enchanted Learning: Salamander Life Cycle
OTHER FUN RESOURCES