"How about "stick to the window" bird feeders? One year we made our own stick to the window bird house out of old milk jugs. I had the children gather all kinds of wild things from outside (moss, pine, feathers, etc...) Then, we cut and…"
We just ordered 36 eggs from a farm in Texas and are incubating them. We "candled" them today on day 5 in a dark bathroom. The children were wild with excitement. I also have a box of eggs that show the development of the egg for…"
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"Hi Ellen! Hearty welcome to C&NN. Glad you found us and especially that you're doing your part for nature-based education! Have you checked out our Natural Teachers Group? That would seem like an obvious place for you to find connection and…"
After School k4-3rd Grade, Science Lab Teacher K4-1st Grade, Home School Educator
I teach science as an after school business as well as a part time job and to home schoolers/after schoolers. I have read Richard's book and try to get the parents of my students and other teachers to understand the importance of nature based education.
Hi Ellen! Hearty welcome to C&NN. Glad you found us and especially that you're doing your part for nature-based education! Have you checked out our Natural Teachers Group? That would seem like an obvious place for you to find connection and discussion. Other groups and topics will probably speak to you as well. I look forward to continued sharing and hope you find a lot of interest here.