Here are some books that I recommend:
Big Night for Salamanders by Sarah Merwil LamsteinTurtle, Turtle, Watch Out! by April Sayre
Subway Story by Julia Sarcone-Roach
365 Penguins by Jean-Luc Fromental
A Place for Fish by Melissa Stewart
A Warmer World by Caroline Arnold
After dividing the class into small groups, set out art materials and provide each group with an 11 × 17 piece of paper. Invite group members to work together in creating a model of the local water environment and the animals that live there. They may also want to add buildings or other familiar landmarks near the body of water.
Encourage students to use additional art materials to show how people in your community can help to protect the animals and the water environment they depend on. When the class has finished their murals, work with your students to display them in community buildings, such as the library, churches, and the town hall.