December Nature Note

Book : : The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady by Edith Holden

I hope that this December Nature Note finds you & your loved ones well.

If you are new here, and to Exploring Nature with Children, I’m thrilled that you’re joining us! If you subscribe to the blog posts on the website, You’ll receive the monthly Nature Note, which will give you an overview of the month ahead, and also the weekly Exploring Nature with Children theme posts, which I hope will be helpful to you in your studies.

For those of you who are using Exploring Nature With Children, the weeks for December fall as follows:

29th ~ 5th Week 1 Christmas Plants Week #ENWCchristmasplantsweek 

6th ~ 12th Week 2: Winter Bird Study Week #ENWCwinterbirdweek 

13th ~ 19th Week 3: Winter Solstice Week #ENWCwintersolsticeweek  

(The Solstice actually falls on Monday the 21st. Because of the way the Solstice falls in relation to Christmas this year, I thought it best to study the Winter Solstice in the week leading up to the day to give you enough time to spend time learning all about the special event in the natural year. Please feel free to adapt the schedule for your own family!)  

20th ~ 26th Week 4: The Twelve Days of Christmas Week  #ENWC12daysofchristmasweek 

If you’re over on Instagram, do pop over and say hello! The Instagram page is very much about community; think of it as your virtual home school co op! Our community uses the #exploringnaturewithchildren hashtag, & also specific weekly hashtags { see above } to enable you to connect with other families working through the ENWC curriculum.

There’s a free ENWC calendar for the year to download  here.

As always, please work the weeks to suit your own circumstances best; these are just my own suggestions! 

Seasonal notes:

Chill December brings the sleet,
Blazing fire and Christmas treat.

~ The Months by Sara Coleridge

Special days this December:

Happy exploring!

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