Category Archives: Nature Study

Nature Deficit Disorder

It is my very humble opinion that much of our world’s current malaise is due to what Richard Louv, author of Last Child in the Woods, coined as “Nature Deficit Disorder”. Getting out in nature has always been an experience … Continue reading

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Chicken life cycle

Hello, it’s been a while. Things over here have been quite busy getting the girls settled into their new year at school. I have taken quite a long break from the blog partially because I’d had other projects in mind … Continue reading

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Painted lady butterfly

Nature is wonderful, beautiful and completely amazing… Check out my other blog, The Exploration Station for two great close-up shots of a Painted Lady Butterfly.

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Fall Nature Walk

Hop on over to The Exploration Station to see our fall nature walk.

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Pumpkin life cycle sequencing cards

Here’s a free printable pumpkin life cycle sequencing card set from Montessori for Everyone. I printed them out on cardstock and laminated them with self-stick laminating sheets. This is my 4.5 year old putting the cards in order. I put … Continue reading

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Fall Nature Table

I’m entering this tree exploration and fall nature table post to Growing and Learning by Leaps and Bounds blog Tree Hugging Tots Mr. Linky round-up. This week’s theme is Trees. ***** It was a nice day out today – better … Continue reading

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Life cycle educational craft

I found this awesome little educational life cycle craft at There is one egg to animal cycle for frog, butterfly, and duck. Here’s the ones for the frog and the butterfly. I think the images are some of the … Continue reading

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