Tag: Nature Study

The Frozen Wild: How Animals Survive in the Coldest Places on Earth

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Winter is right around the corner and during the month of December for school, the children and I have been reading The Frozen Wild: How Animals Survive in the Coldest Places on Earth. The like-life illustrations in this book are wondrous to gaze upon! The book features fold out pages which are always fun to open up to see what’s inside! A few of the animals covered in this book are beavers, otters, killer whales, penguins, moose, and many more. The vast number of animals from land to sea  has made this book a  great choice to in-cooperate into unit studies for our family.  Continue reading

Summer Field Trip: Graham Oaks Nature Park

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This month we took a field trip to a local Nature Park during a special event! At this event, the kids got to build mason bee boxes,  learn about many different plants growing in the park, take part in a scavenger hunt, learn about recycling, practice their nature journaling, enjoy a free slice of berry pie, and so much more! It was a wonderful day out and even Grandma and Grandpa Lowmaster came to take in the fun festivities with us.  Continue reading