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 Winter Birds

Step 1: Learn about Northern Cardinals Step 2: Make homemade bird feeders Step 3: Set up a bird watching area Step 4: Watch birds Other Projects Sycamore Art & Nature Group We finally found an amazing homeschooling nature tribe! Each week we come together with other families to hike in nature. The girls and I…

A Peek into Autumn

It looks like we’ve been busy (and we have), but in many ways we’ve slowed down to enjoy life. These past three or so weeks have been filled with celebrations of life. “ An observant child should be put in the way of things worth observing – Charlotte Mason We welcomed fall by making lots…

A peek into Owls & Other Adventures

Did you know there are over 155 kinds of owls? I didn’t. But that’s the beauty of this experience— I get to learn alongside the girls. Although we weren’t at home, we were still able to study an owls anatomy, dissect owl pellets, match “4-part cards,” and throw in some owl lacing too! Now that…