Cove Springs Nature Walk

While we love simple nature walks around our home, we also love taking the time once a month (sometimes more often) to go somewhere interesting for nature study.  This post highlights our autumn walk through the wetland trails of Cove Springs in Frankfort, KY.  What a beautiful afternoon! We were blessed to have my parents…

Nature Study – Creeks

Nature Study – Creeks

Welcome to my  10 Days Series on the topic of nature study! Each of the ten days brings you a creative nature walk idea and a fun follow-up activity to spark your enthusiasm for nature study today! Why study nature? The answer is more serious than you might think. Today’s nature study: Creeks This post…

Nature Study – Ponds

Nature Study – Ponds

Welcome to my 10 Days Series on the topic of nature study! Each of the ten days brings you a creative nature walk idea and a fun follow-up activity to spark your enthusiasm for nature study today! Why study nature? The answer is more serious than you might think. Today’s nature study: Ponds This post…

Nature Study – Rain

Nature Study – Rain

Welcome to my 10 Days Series on the topic of nature study! Each of the ten days brings you a creative nature walk idea and a fun follow-up activity to spark your enthusiasm for nature study today!  (Well, maybe not today in your neck of the woods, but soon!) Why study nature? The answer is…

Pond Comparisons

Last week’s nature study compared a new pond structure to the older ponds we have been studying. The kiddos observed the differences in plant life, animal life, general activity and sounds. We also compared how the new pond was man-made, while the others we have observed were natural depressions in the land.  You can see…

Water Already?

So I’m sick with strep.  (Feeling much better today.  Thank the Lord for strong antibiotics!)  My sweet older children offered to take little one out while I napped yesterday.  Here’s what they did. Yes, it was only April 23rd.  I suppose they cared more that the thermometer said 80.  I’m just thankful I had the chance to nap!

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