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 Weather & Sky

Projects: Winter Mobiles. The girls used Epsom salt with warm water to create “snowflake” like features on construction paper. We also created winter sky water colors, using tape and hot glue gun for features My new favorite thing: making brown paper stars. Cora working on memorizing poetry. And videos below of the girls reading aloud…

A peek into Projects

The girls have had “project work” each day for the past few weeks now. Project work is really a Montessori/ Reggio approach to learning where children choose their topic of interest. Kiddos then have an in-depth exploration/investigation of a that topic. They work for an extended period of time usually to respond to a problem/challenge/or…

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…