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Creature Feature – Fairy Shrimp

“We have fairy shrimp. They came from my friend’s vernal pond,” said the director of Schoolmates one morning as Stephen arrived for preschool. The fairy shrimp were swimming in tea-colored water in a large glass jar on one of the tables. Next to the jar was a magnifying glass. Stephen picked up the…

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Added by Ann Courcy on May 1, 2011 at 8:56am — No Comments

Take It Outside: Just One

Turn off the screens—the television, the computer, the video games. Take time from work, from chores, from the day-to-day tasks that keep us busy. Adults and children, take it outside. Every couple of weeks I will challenge you to see and hear new things—to hunt the woods for wildflowers, to find shapes in nature, to sit by the waterside and listen for unique sounds. So much to experience out in the world!

 

This week’s challenge: Just…

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Added by Ann Courcy on March 30, 2011 at 3:40am — 1 Comment

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