Simple Seasons Curriculum (Page 3)

As soon as the weather gets remotely nice, we move as much of our¬†living outdoors as possible. This means more walk-abouts and backyard picnics. When my children were growing up, Apple¬†Stackers were one of their¬†favorite snacks. They¬†could help me make them, and they were great to take on-the-go. (Note:¬†After slicingRead More →

We when got home from the Sugar Bush we decided that we needed to make our own Maple Sugar Candy. But I think I should point out, I am not a candy maker… in general I just don’t have the patience for it. Sugar can be a tricky beast ;). I’m guessingRead More →

It’s March… and around here that means it is SUGARING TIME!!! We are in the middle of perfect sugaring weather… freezing at night but a beautiful 45 or so during the day. We took our first trip to the Sugar Bush on Sunday and then we came home (actually went toRead More →

We really enjoyed observing our butterflies using the Butterfly House kit Bug got for Christmas last year. I imagine we will be ordering more caterpillars in the future to repeat this project. Fairy watching the caterpillars. The caterpillars formed their chrysalis within a couple days and we moved them intoRead More →

  After commenting on the previous post… I decided to pull up some project notes of a seed project Bug did a couple years ago… prior to my blogging. I can’t believe that this was TWO YEARS AGO (he was four at the time). Wow… has time flown. If nothingRead More →

  BRRRR! It is so cold outside right now that basically all of our Nature Studies are being done at the kitchen window. Fortunately the bird feeders really provide a lot of Nature Entertainment. When we have gotten outside over the last few weeks, we have been collecting snow trackRead More →

We went on a wonderful field trip this morning. Our local bakery does a terrific tour for the kiddos. They read a story, Little Red Hen of course. Then they got to see how the bakery grinds their own flour, the huge mixing bowls used for kneading the dough, theRead More →