We made Nature Pigment Fabric Prints during our study of flower pigments and chlorophyll, but I think it is a fun project for anytime. My kids enjoyed watching the different colors appear as they pounded the flowers and leaves.
Making Duct Tape Nature Bracelets can be a fun activity for nearly any age child. We have done this with preschoolers through teens. It’s fun to see all the different combinations and patterns of nature items the kids come up with.
How to Grow Potatoes in a Trash Can
Growing potatoes in a trash can or barrel allows you to produce a lot of food in a very small location. My kids loved getting involved. It’s a fun way to learn about potatoes and discuss why this method works.
Vermicomposting (Worm Composting) Basics
Want a fun project for your kids? Try worm composting! Vermicomposting is my favorite method of composting, because it is fun for my kids to do. It’s a great way for kids to see worms and microorganisms at work, breaking down organic matter into soil. Here… [read more]
Capturing Nature-Nature Photography Class
Bring your digital camera, tablet, Smartphone, Ipod, or whatever you have to take pictures with.
In this class, we will learn about the world around us as we Capture Nature .
We will start our time with a short lesson on capturing nature in photography. We will go over techniques that can be used to get best shots in the outdoors.
Noticing Nature-Creating a Nature Journal
In this class, we will learn about the world around us as we Notice Nature .
We will start our time with a short lesson on noticing details in nature. Students will learn how to see the little things in the outdoors. They will learn how to do bark/leaf rubs, sketch, press flowers/leaves,make pigment art, write down things they notice, and questions they have, and more.
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