Calendar of Firsts : Week 28

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St. Swinthin’s Day, ripe raspberries in the garden, and a Dragonfly flying overhead at twilight. Possibly a Hawker.

Moth Week : Exploring Nature With Children

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This week in Exploring Nature With Children is ‘Moth Week’.

Here are some helpful links to get you going:

Happy exploring!

Weather Week: Exploring Nature With Children

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Sunday the 15th of July is Saint Swinthin’s Day. This week in Exploring Nature With Children is ‘Weather Week’.

Here are some helpful links to get you going:

Happy exploring!

Beauty As Well As Bread…

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Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul. 

John Muir

Summer Trees Week: Exploring Nature With Children

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This week in Exploring Nature With Children is ‘Summer Tree Study Week’.

Here are some helpful links to get you going:

Happy exploring!

Current Nature Journaling

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Rosie’s Phenology Wheel.

Currently, there is a wild fire raging on the moors near to our home. Rose has been greatly upset by the impact this is having on our local wildlife, hence her sketch for June.
In the mid-section, she recorded the Summer Solstice.
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My own entry for June:

The Summer Solstice, and a Wild Rose. In the mid-section, I recorded Saint John’s Tide.
Midsummer is a lovely time to begin a Phenology Wheel, if you haven’t yet begun your own. I’ve written a guide all about keeping a Phenology Wheels.
Calendar of Firsts: Week 26

A Roe Deer that crossed our path this week, and the Moors’ wild fires, which are sadly burning near our home.

Blossom Week : Exploring Nature With Children

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This week in Exploring Nature With Children is ‘Blossom Week’.

Here are some helpful links to get you going:

Happy exploring!

Midsummer & St. John’s Tide

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Sunday is officially Midsummer & St. John’s Tide!

Happy celebrating!