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Springtime Bird Cookies and a Short Morning Talk for Children

The bluebird has a coat of Blue, The robin wears a vest of Red;  The chickadee is speckled Brown, The crow is Black from tail to head. (Such a sweet little verse to help with teaching colors.) Today I’m sharing a very simple recipe you can do with the children to make Springtime Bird Cookies. …

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Bird Study and Nature Notebook Journaling

Supplies Needed: Bird Binoculars Nature Notebooks from September Monthly Curriculum Crayons/Watercolor Pencils/Pencils or Pens Bird Field Book from Public Library (optional) After your morning circle, take the children Bird Watching. Take along binoculars, a field book from your local library, your nature notebooks and something to color and write with for your journaling. As you …

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Garden in Bloom and More

I can finally share some garden photos.  The ground really wasn’t even ready for planting until early June this year so I feel like things are moving slow for us.  We expanded the garden by three more square foot boxes and planted all different types of vegetables this year including:  romaine lettuce, eggplant, broccoli, cabbage, …

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Identification Contest Winner and Wintery Scenes….

Well, my intentions are always good but sometimes life gets a hold of me and I just can’t keep up.  I apologize for the delay of announcing our Bird Identification Winner!   We asked parents to have their children do a bit of research and try to identify two birds here in Connecticut. Bird 1: …

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Bird Identification Contest!

 This Red-Bellied Woodpecker came to our feeders today.  We’ve seen this type of bird other years but this was the first time this winter that he’s made an appearance and it was pretty exciting.   This is the Tufted Titmouse.  He is here often with all of his buddies.  A very pretty bird but common …

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