Another year has come and gone– and I was just starting to get used to 2013! 🙂 I never planned to be a blogger but now I’ve been blogging for over 3 years on Spell Outloud! I appreciate each and every one of you and the support you’ve shown through the years. Thank you! I’m […]
Nature Study Printables Activity Ideas
I first created I Spy cards for my kids and I to carry along on our nature walks. It gave the kids a goal of something to find and helped them to be observant. These printable cards can be used inside too. 1. Use the I Spy cards as a word bank. I like to […]
Backyard Nature Study: Praying Mantis
This week my 15yr. old daughter found a praying mantis in our backyard. She showed it to my little girls and they were so excited! They had never seen one before. We put it in our butterfly habitat for observation. We learned a couple of praying mantis facts such as: A praying mantis has excellent eyesight […]
Nature Study with Young Children
Today I am guest posting over at 1+1+1=1′ blog!
My Pet Zooplankton?
When possible, I like to give my children opportunities to observe nature up-close. We’ve brought worms, butterflies, frogs and fish in our home to observe. Recently my 14yr. old found a package of Triops at our local craft store asked if she could raise them. Being the awesome homeschool mom that I am, I gladly […]