I don’t think it would come as a surprise to anyone that Squishy loves mud. I don’t really know if he loves it more or less than other kids, but I do know that he seeks it out like a Blood Hound. In the summer months when the ground is scorched from the sun, he … More Nature Homeschool in the Suburbs: Our New Year’s Project
Oranges are a staple in our lives from fall through the first winter frost. You can see them on every street corner, and most of our neighbors have at least one citrus tree. Squishy has spent many hours climbing up to pick some of this juicy fruit at his Aunt Meow’s house. He is especially fond of those little mandarin/clementine cross breeds called Cuties. We are lucky enough to get them at their freshest here in Central California.
Hoping that my plans would strengthen his connection to a nature he has already experienced, I decided to start with a very simple activity. … More How to Turn an Orange into a Hands on Learning Tool
It was well after the first of December when I found Nicolette’s Outdoor Advent Calendar. I was planning on just tucking it away in my Pinterest Board and pulling it out next year, but a little voice in my head pushed me to tag along. … More Outdoor Advent: week 1