Nature Walk

Last week we went on a Nature Walk for school.  Our neighborhood is in the desert so we have lots of desert trails to wander on, seeing lots of desert  animals and plants.

NW girls

Hmm… what creatures live in these holes?

NW holes

We walked along in the Wash next to our home and explored the plants and ground.

NW wash

 beautiful cactus

NW cactus

NW cactus fruit

this huge Palo Verde tree is on the edge of the park…

NW tree

it’s lot’s of fun to climb!

NW girls in tree

We sat under the tree and watched a butterfly and the dragonflies while we just listened to nature happening all around us.  (the wind, birds singing, bugs buzzing…)  then we realized that little black ants were crawling all over the place so we went up the hill to the park and played.  That’s when we saw the cute rabbit and quail,  and watched the hawks flying around overhead.  It was a very relaxing morning!

cottontail bunny

NW bunny


NW quail

I had the girls draw a picture and write about their Nature Walk experience in their school books. 

Allyson’s Book

NW Abook

Felicity’s Book

 NW Fbook


About Missy

I'm a wife to an awesome Army vet, and mother to four daughters and three step-sons! I love to sew. I learned to sew in 4H, and from my Oma while staying with her for a week or two in the summers as a young girl. I love to bake desserts. I would love to live on lots of land and own lots of animals. I've always been drawn to nature which has lead me towards a more natural and healthy lifestyle which I'm finally trying to bring back into my life, and those precious lives around me.
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One Response to Nature Walk

  1. sylviabee says:

    Wish I was with you on your walk. Love your beautiful photos.

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