Category Archives: nature

Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park

     I took Felicity to hike around the Arboretum for a couple hours on Saturday.  We met up with 2 of my sisters and some of their kids.  I have not been there before and must say it is … Continue reading

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The Nest

We moved a couple weeks ago to a house with trees in our back yard.  I’m so excited to have trees!  Felicity climbed one the first day here. (a girl with a free spirit just like get mommy).  As I … Continue reading

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Dove

This spring we had a dove nesting in a tree in our front yard.  Our 7 yo neighbor friend decided to try to hold one of the eggs and it smashed on the rocks below.  Here is the one lowly egg … Continue reading

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Taking a walk

Today we decided to explore our neighborhood since the weather was so nice.  we ended up walking down the wash behind our house.   We gathered some pretty flowers that were in bloom    Felicity insisted that she needed all … Continue reading

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Paper Making

Our first craft for February!    I showed the kids how we can make paper by recycling other paper products.  the pale lavender = plain white paper grey = newspaper adds brown = brown grocery bags We used THIS SITE for basic instructions on … Continue reading

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For The Birds

While trying to come up with what we would make today, I kept thinking of the birds.  I kept pushing the idea out of my head thinking that I needed to have a really great craft to teach the kids.  … Continue reading

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Goodbye Autumn

It has been cold and rainy here all week.  Autumn is definitely gone although winter solstice is still two weeks away.  I thought I’d share the picture I took of our autumn nature table before I put it away and … Continue reading

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