Agatha's Feather Bed, is a book in which Agatha explains that "everything comes from something"- wool from sheep, linen from flax, cotton from cotton bolls. Students explore this concept, as well as learn about community recycling programs and idioms.
Watch a YouTube read-aloud of the book, download the lesson plan, and check out a skit variation of the lesson. Search for videos online that show how things are made, and use these to enhance the lesson.
Related activity: Everything Comes from Something