Nature Study Invertebrates

Nature study can be as simple as a short walk in the neighborhood or as elaborate as a week in a National Park. Don’t make it hard.  This month, We are going to look for spiders. You’ll be able to find pictures of these items and many others online to explore with your children. Remember: … Continue reading Nature Study Invertebrates

Nature Study: Volcanos

Nature study can be as simple as a short walk in the neighborhood or as elaborate as a week in a National Park. Don’t make it hard.  This month, We are going to consider volcanos. We have book suggestions, pictures, and videos below to help you along as you explore with your children. Remember: you … Continue reading Nature Study: Volcanos

Nature Study: Fibers

Oklahoma winters can be harsh and for some parents, the desire to get outside significantly drops like just the temperature!  If you are wanting an indoor nature study, check out these ideas for a study on Fibers.  Look around your house. Do you have an article of clothing made from wool, cotton, or silk? Wool … Continue reading Nature Study: Fibers

Nature Study: Microscopic Things

Nature study can be as simple as a short walk in the neighborhood or as elaborate as a week in a National Park. Don’t make it hard. Just go outside. This month, let’s look at the tiniest creatures and plants. Do you have a microscope? If so, pull it out for the month and look … Continue reading Nature Study: Microscopic Things

Nature Study: Wild Herbs

Nature study can be as simple as a short walk in the neighborhood or as elaborate as a week in a National Park. Don’t make it hard. Just go outside. This month, we suggest you spend some time outside every day that is reasonable and observe what wild herbs you can find in your own … Continue reading Nature Study: Wild Herbs

How to Plan a Nature Study Trip

Nature study has been one of the most enjoyable things we’ve done as a family. It has offered multiple benefits including fostering quality family time, honing observation skills, studying nature in the real world, allowing social time for myself and the kids, giving us opportunities to make connections with science. We believe that getting out … Continue reading How to Plan a Nature Study Trip