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Nature Study: Daffodils – Dissection, Poetry & Drawings

Nature Study: Daffodils – Dissection, Poetry & Drawings

We read from the Big Handbook of Nature Study about daffodils and learned some flower vocabulary. To go along with our theme of daffodils we read the poem Daffodils (I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud) by William Wordsworth, and included a copy of it in our nature journals. We also watched this great animated version of(…)

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Fair Weather Fun ~ Water Edition

Fair Weather Fun ~ Water Edition

Due to the weather getting nicer here in NY I am running a series of posts on fun, inexpensive things for the kids to do outside.  This is the second post in the Fair Weather Fun series and I am focusing on water fun today! Fair Weather Fun Water Activities 1. Slip n Slide You(…)

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Fair Weather Fun ~ Chalk Edition

Fair Weather Fun ~ Chalk Edition

As the weather outside is finally improving here in NY I thought I would do a series of posts on some fun, inexpensive things for the kids to do outside. For this first one I am going to focus on chalk.  Sidewalk chalk is a great fair weather fun activity. The question is, what do(…)

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