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Monthly Nature Packet

Monthly Nature Packet

I discovered this lovely monthly printable for the Wee One and I to do from Hope with Feathers. It has a monthly calendar you fill in with a weather picture for each day, a poem for the month plus room to make your own poem, and observation sheets with room to draw a picture and … Continue reading

Signs of Autumn, pt 1

Signs of Autumn, pt 1

The Wee One and I went for a walk this week at our favorite nature center, and there were signs of Autumn everywhere! We had talked before about how red, yellow, and orange leaves mean Fall is coming, so G was so excited to exclaim, “Look!! Fall is COMING!” with every changed leaf. It was … Continue reading

Joyful Moments

Joyful Moments

 We’ve had a good (albeit busy) last few days as the summer winds down. Sunday we went to the Sacandaga River for some quiet outdoor time, swimming, and nature walks. It was so beautiful, but since I forgot my camera you’ll have to take my word for it. The Sacandaga River is one of my … Continue reading

Nature Time!

Nature Time!

G and I headed out this morning, before it got too hot and humid, for another visit to our local nature center. We both love going there because it has a bunch of trails, many of which are really perfect for taking a tot along.     Plus there is a learning center building with … Continue reading

Bird Nesting Ball

Bird Nesting Ball

Last week, the little one and I made a bird nesting ball. I had seen the idea somewhere online but can’t remember exactly where (just did a quick google search and here is one example). It was fun, quick, and tied in nicely with the animal homes series G & I are doing. To start, … Continue reading

Nature Walk

Nature Walk

G loves being outside. Loves, loves, loves it, I should say. Between that and the simply beautiful weather we had yesterday, I had to take him to the nature center near us. They have a building with some interactive “exhibits”, turtles in tanks, and an owl who was rescued and cannot be in the wild … Continue reading

Summer Dreaming

Summer Dreaming

Aaah, June 1st. Memorial Day weekend has come and gone and it feels like summer is unofficially here. Which means it is time to start planning summer food, summer activities, and summer fun! First up, I signed up for the Happy Family Movement’s “Summer Bucket List” project. I found out about the Happy Family Movement … Continue reading

Fairy Garden Houses Part 2

Fairy Garden Houses Part 2

It is really easy (and fun) to make your own fairy garden houses using natural elements, although it does take a little patience. Here’s a step-by-step photo tutorial so you can make your own house. Supplies needed: twigs/branches/bark/leaves twine glue paper and pencil for sketching pruning sheers and scissors (adult supervision required) Gather your supplies … Continue reading

Nature Reading

Nature Reading

I went to my local, independent bookstore yesterday because I had a gift certificate to spend. I was hoping to pick up a Waldorf teaching book or two, but no luck. Instead, I looked at some of the nonfiction and poetry kids’ books they had and found a few really lovely ones that will be … Continue reading