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Nature Swap Across the Nation

A group of mamas on my Waldorf Tag Sale group on Facebook have come together to do a Nature Swap across the country.  Everyone collected nature items from their locations and mailed them to me here in Connecticut. The items are breathtakingly amazing.  Things I have never seen before put together and mailed out with …

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The Mourning Cloak Butterfly

Congratulations to Tamara of Tea for Three for randomly winning our caterpillar identification contest!  Be sure to contact us directly at info (at) littleacornlearning.com to claim your free e-book!~ For those of you who guessed it, you were correct;  the Mourning Cloak Butterfly or Nymphalis Antiopa is the type of butterfly our little caterpillar will …

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Name that Caterpillar (An Identification Contest)

It’s so hard to get back into the rhythm of life after a tragedy but I know its the only way we can move forward so I am pushing myself.I’d like to challenge my readers (and their children) once again to do a little research and learn a little more about nature in the process. …

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Name this Amphibian and Win a Free E-Book!

Ok, I’m on a kick here.  This identification game is just too much fun.  Today at our pool we found this amazing creature. Looks like an albino toad of some sort doesn’t he? Here are some clues.  He is smaller than 2 inches I would say.  Very fast and can climb up the side of …

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Can You Identify these Flowers? A Contest!

Something I love to do lately is take a walk around my yard and identify trees, wildflowers and other living things.  Its so wonderful to know the real names of the beautiful living things on my property and it really interests me. This shrub flowers each early summer and today I was able to confirm …

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Make a Discovery Ant House

Summer is right around the corner and Rhythm of the Home has just released their beautiful Summer Edition to inspire us!  We are so proud to have our Discovery Ant House featured this season.   Our children absolutely LOVED this activity and learned so much from the experience.  We hope you enjoy it too and …

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