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WINTER BIRD STUDY WEEK | EXPLORING NATURE WITH CHILDREN

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Next week in Exploring Nature With Children is ‘Winter Bird Study Week’.

Here are some useful links to help with your studies:

Exploring Nature With Children is an open and go curriculum. To make it even easier, I have created a free calendar for you to download. 

If you’re following along with the community over on Instagram, do pop over and say hello. Think of it as your virtual home school co op! 

To enable you to connect with other families working through the ENWC curriculum, this week’s hashtag will be: #ENWCwinterbirdweek 

Happy exploring!

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:

28th ~ 4th Week 1 Christmas Plants Week #ENWCchristmasplantsweek 

5th ~ 11th Week 2: Winter Bird Study Week #ENWCwinterbirdweek 

12th ~ 18th Week 3: Winter Solstice Week #ENWCwintersolsticeweek  

(The Solstice itself falls Wednesday the 21st. We study the Winter Solstice a week in advance to avoid Christmas week becoming overly busy, then we can celebrate the solstice on the day itself. The day takes on a whole new meaning for the children having already learned about this important astronomical event!)  

19th ~ 25th Week 4: The Twelve Days of Christmas Week  #ENWC12daysofchristmasweek 

26th ~ 1st: Break Week #ENWCbreakweek

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!

CHRISTMAS PLANTS WEEK | EXPLORING NATURE WITH CHILDREN

Christmas Plants.jpg

Next week in Exploring Nature With Children is ‘Christmas Plants Week’.

Here are some helpful links to help with your studies:

Exploring Nature With Children is an open and go curriculum. To make it even easier, I have created a free calendar for you to download. There’s a direct link in my profile.

If you’re following along with the community over on Instagram, do pop over and say hello! Think of it as your virtual home school co op! 

To enable you to connect with other families working through the ENWC curriculum, this week’s hashtag will be: #ENWCchristmasplantsweek 

Happy exploring!

WEATHER WEEK | EXPLORING NATURE WITH CHILDREN

Next week in Exploring Nature With Children is ‘Weather Week’.

Here are some helpful links to support your studies:

Exploring Nature With Children is an open and go curriculum. To make it even easier, I have created a free calendar for you to download. There’s a direct link in my profile.

If you’re following along with the community over on Instagram, do pop over and say hello! Think of it as your virtual home school co op! 

To enable you to connect with other families working through the ENWC curriculum, this week’s hashtag will be:  #ENWCweatherweek 

Happy exploring!

LICHEN WEEK | EXPLORING NATURE WITH CHILDREN

Next week in Exploring Nature With Children is ‘Lichen Week’.

Here are some helpful links to help with your studies:

What is lichen?

Bill Oddie Goes Wild: Lovely Lichens (BBC video)

Beautiful Lichen sketches, by Claire Kathleen Ward

Getting Started With Lichen Dyes by Alissa Allen

Foraging in Winter

Exploring Nature With Children is an open and go curriculum. To make it even easier, I have created a free calendar for you to download.

If you’re following along with the community over on Instagram, do pop over and say hello! Think of it as your virtual home school co op! 

To enable you to connect with other families working through the ENWC curriculum, this week’s hashtag will be: #ENWClichenweek 

Please note that lichens are very delicate structures and should always be collected responsibly.

Happy exploring!

MOSS WEEK | EXPLORING NATURE WITH CHILDREN

Next week in Exploring Nature With Children is ‘Moss Week’.

Here are some helpful links to help with your studies:

Exploring Nature With Children is an open and go curriculum. To make it even easier, I have created a free calendar for you to download.

If you’re following along with the community over on Instagram, do pop over and say hello! Think of it as your virtual home school co op! 

To enable you to connect with other families working through the ENWC curriculum, this week’s hashtag will be: #ENWCmossweek

Happy exploring!

NOVEMBER NATURE NOTE

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

I hope that this November 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 November fall as follows:

31st ~ 6th Week 1 Fungus Week #ENWCfungusweek 

7th ~ 13th Week 2: Moss Week #ENWCmossweek 

14th ~ 20th Week 3: Lichen Week #ENWClichenweek 

21st ~ 27th Week 4: Weather Week  #ENWCweatherweek 

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:

Dull November brings the blast,
Then the leaves are falling fast.

~ The Months by Sara Coleridge

Special days this October:

Happy exploring!

FUNGUS STUDY WEEK | EXPLORING NATURE WITH CHILDREN

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

Here are some helpful links to help with your studies:

Exploring Nature With Children is an open and go curriculum. To make it even easier, I have created a free calendar for you to download.

If you’re following along with the community over on Instagram, do pop over and say hello! Think of it as your virtual home school co op! 

To enable you to connect with other families working through the ENWC curriculum, this week’s hashtag will be: #ENWCfungusweek 

Happy exploring!

PUMPKIN WEEK | EXPLORING NATURE WITH CHILDREN

Next week in Exploring Nature With Children is ‘Pumpkin Week’.

Here are some links to help with your studies:

Exploring Nature With Children is an open and go curriculum. To make it even easier, I have created a free calendar for you to download.

If you’re following along with the community over on Instagram, do pop over and say hello! Think of it as your virtual home school co op! 

To enable you to connect with other families working through the ENWC curriculum, this week’s hashtag will be: #ENWCpumpkinweek

Happy exploring!

AUTUMN TREE STUDY | EXPLORING NATURE WITH CHILDREN

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

Here are some links to help with your studies:

Exploring Nature With Children is an open and go curriculum. To make it even easier, I have created a free calendar for you to download.

If you’re following along with the community over on Instagram, do pop over and say hello! Think of it as your virtual home school co op! 

To enable you to connect with other families working through the ENWC curriculum, this week’s hashtag will be: #ENWCautumntreeweek 

Happy exploring!