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 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 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…

A Peek into Seeds

If you don’t already know, we’re nature lovers. So, it was easy to fall in love with Raising Little Shoots – “Exploring Nature With Children: A Year Long Curriculum” for our journey this year. We’ve been exploring the topic of seeds. Truthfully though, these two wildflower girls have been learning much more. It’s one thing…