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Nature Club – Food Cycles

Our challenge for the future is that we realize we are very much a part of the earth’s ecosystem, and we must learn to respect and live according to the basic biological laws of nature.   -Jim Fowler My winter Nature Club has come to an end and our last meeting was wonderful. The hardest part …

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*New* Spring Festivals E-Book Giveaway!

We are SO excited to be able to announce the release of our newest publication in our festivals series, the Spring Festivals E-Book by Sara Wilson of Love in the Suburbs and myself. We worked so very hard on this book in between managing our families, work and busy life schedules and it feels so wonderful to have the …

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Coin Rubbings for Presidents Day

Today was Presidents’ Day and this is a wonderful activity from our February 5 Day Program for those of you who homeschool or wish to bring a bit of math and history fun into your child’s life this week.   Using Beeswax Block Crayons, rub coins to see the image of each President.  Learn about …

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A Fairy House Contest

We were snowed in another day here at Little Acorn Playgarden and boredom was setting in with my girls.  I decided to take out the sweet book Fairy Houses by Tracy Kane and challenge them to spend their afternoon making the most beautiful Fairy House they could create.  I presented them with a flat surface and …

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Nature Club – We’re Going on a Tree Hunt

“For me, trees have always been the most penetrating preachers. I revere them when they live in tribes and families, in forests and groves. And even more I revere them when they stand alone. They are like lonely persons. Not like hermits who have stolen away out of some weakness, but like great, solitary men, …

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Nature Club – Birds and Feathers

We need the tonic of wildness… At the same time that we are earnest to explore and learn all things we require that all things be mysterious and unexplorable, that land and see be indefinitely wild, unsurveyed and unfathomed by us because unfathomable.  We can never have enough nature.   ~ Henry David Thoreau, Walden: …

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Wildlife Tracking

A big part of my Nature Club will be for the children and I to learn to identify various parts of nature when outdoors such as; which leaves come from which trees, bird identification, plant, herb and weed identification and of course, learning to identify which animals make certain tracks.  This time of year we …

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Nature Club – Discovering Pinecones

“What if parents, grandparents, and kids around the country were to band together to create nature clubs for families? What if this new form of social/nature networking were to spread as quickly as book clubs and Neighborhood Watches did in recent decades? We would be well on our way to true cultural change.”  – Richard Louv, …

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Pass the Peace

“I have this theory that if one person can go out of their way to show compassion, then it will start a chain reaction of the same. People will never know how far a little kindness can go.”   Rachel Joy Scott (1981-1999) Student, First Victim Of The Columbine High School Massacre Martin Luther King, …

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