A Peek into Winter Trees & Evergreens

Here’s another peek into some of the things we get into during our school weeks. Last week we took a closer look at some kinds of conifer evergreen trees, and dabbled at learning how to identify deciduous tree twigs! Other stuff Self Portraits! As always, thanks for being on this journey with us and taking…

A Peek into Winter Pond, Animal Tracks, and Candlemas

We were happy to find some frogs swimming underneath the sheet of ice, and super excited to find two turtles! Can you see the turtles?! Animal Tracks Candlemas I had no idea Candlemas was an actual holy. So it was interesting to learn about a different Christian Holy Day. It’s a day to commemorate the…

A peek into late autumn early winter.

Here are photos from over the past three weeks. We haven’t had our typical unit studies, and each week have continued to slow down. Here Cora starts investigating Time. We slowly have been examining forest life with our beautiful “forest nature journals” from Raising Up Wild Things Sensory Play A forest bin to tie with…

A Peek into Fungi, Moss and Lichen!

We didn’t waste any time digging into our fungi unit! Mainly because we were excited to hunt for them. The girls became instant detectives. We took tons of pictures and then printed them. Afterwards we got to work on our identifying skills. “The poetry of earth is never dead.” -John Keats Crafts and Projects Moss…

A peek into our Pond, Tree, and Pumpkin study

I don’t always capture everything we do, but here’s a peek into the last three weeks! Pond Study We learned all about pond ecosystems! The different kind of critters and pond life (like the frogs life cycle), various aquatic plants, and the difference between composers, decomposers, and producers. We studied Claude Monet and explored more…