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APRIL NATURE NOTE

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

I hope that this April 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 April fall as follows:

4th ~ 10th Week 1 Spring Tree Study Week #ENWCspringtreeweek

11th ~ 17th Week 2: Plant Life Cycle Week #ENWCplantlifecycleweek

18th ~ 24th Week 3: Wildflower Week #ENWCwildflowerweek

25th ~ 1st Week 4: Grasses Week #ENWCgrassesweek

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:

April brings the primrose sweet, 
Scatters daises at our feet. 

~ The Months by Sara Coleridge

Special days this March:

Happy exploring!

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BREAK WEEK | EXPLORING NATURE WITH CHILDREN

Next week is a break week in Exploring Nature With Children. 

To keep up your nature study momentum, spend a little time discussing the changes that have been happening in your own special nature spot. Talk about the topics that your child has recently been learning about: 


• What do they remember about how & where birds build their nests?
• How do we tell apart frogs and toads?
• Tell what they know about the Vernal Equinox.

Do keep in mind these wise words from Miss Mason’s book: School Education:


We have all been in the case of the little girl who said, “Mother, I think I could understand if you did not explain quite so much.”

Here are some links for an extra little break week fun:

Ways to Get Wild

20 Science & Nature Questions

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 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 to enable you to connect with other families working through the ENWC curriculum. This week’s hashtag will be: #ENWCbreakweek 

Happy exploring!

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If you’re interested in learning how to keep a nature journal, and getting to know nature’s rhythms in just a few minutes each day, Exploring Nature Around The Year: 365 Days of Nature Journaling is the ideal curriculum.

Simple to use, and easy to follow, Exploring Nature Around The Year  provides a nature journaling prompt for every day of the year. It has major and minor nature study themes woven throughout, and no planning is required, it’s already done for you.

Currently on sale at $11.20 until April 3rd, you can find out more, and download the sample here on the website.

Happy exploring!

GARDEN SNAILS WEEK | EXPLORING NATURE WITH CHILDREN

snail week

It’s almost Garden Snails Week in Exploring Nature With Children .

Here are some links to inspire you this week:

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 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 to enable you to connect with other families working through the ENWC curriculum. This week’s hashtag will be:#ENWCgardensnailweek

Happy exploring!

VERNAL EQUINOX WEEK | EXPLORING NATURE WITH CHILDREN

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It’s almost Vernal Equinox Week in Exploring Nature With Children! The equinox itself falls on Sunday the 20th of March this year.

Here are some links to inspire your learning this week:

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 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 to enable you to connect with other families working through the ENWC curriculum. This week’s hashtag will be: #ENWCvernalequinoxweek

Happy exploring!

SPRING POND STUDY WEEK | EXPLORING NATURE WITH CHILDREN

Next week is Spring Pond Study Week in Exploring Nature With Children !

The natural world is waking after its long winter sleep and you will begin to see much activity at your local pond. Here are some links to inspire you this week:

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 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 to enable you to connect with other families working through the ENWC curriculum. This week’s hashtag will be:#ENWCspringpondweek

Happy exploring!

MARCH NATURE NOTE

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

I hope that this March 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 of March fall as follows:

28th ~ 6th Week 1 Nesting Birds Week  #ENWCnestingbirdsweek

7th ~ 13th Week 2: Spring Pond Study Week #ENWCspringpondweek

14th ~ 20th Week 3: Vernal Equinox Week {The equinox falls on Sunday the 20th } #ENWCvernalequinoxweek

21st ~ 27th Week 4: Garden Snails Week  #ENWCgardensnailweek

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:

March brings breezes loud and shrill, 
stirs the dancing daffodil. 

~ The Months by Sara Coleridge

Special days this March:

Happy exploring!

NESTING BIRDS WEEK | EXPLORING NATURE WITH CHILDREN

It’s almost Nesting Birds Week in Exploring Nature With Children! 

Here are some links to inspire you this week:

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 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 to enable you to connect with other families working through the ENWC curriculum. This week’s hashtag will be: #ENWCnestingbirdsweek

Happy exploring!

FIELD TRIP WEEK | EXPLORING NATURE WITH CHILDREN

It’s almost Field Trip Week in Exploring Nature With Children! To quote Dr. Seuss, “Oh, the places you’ll go!”

This week is all about choosing a new place to go for your nature walk; either an entirely new place to you and your child, or somewhere you very rarely visit. 

Here are some links to inspire you this week:

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 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 to enable you to connect with other families working through the ENWC curriculum. This week’s hashtag will be:  #ENWCfieldtripweek

Happy exploring!

EVERGREENS WEEK | EXPLORING NATURE WITH CHILDREN

It’s almost Evergreen Week in Exploring Nature With Children!

Here are some links to help with your nature study:

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 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 to enable you to connect with other families working through the ENWC curriculum. This week’s hashtag will be: #ENWCevergreenweek

Happy exploring!