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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!

EARTHWORM WEEK | EXPLORING NATURE WITH CHILDREN

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Next week is Earthworm 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: #ENWCearthwormweek

Happy exploring!

FEBRUARY NATURE NOTE

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

I hope that this February 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 February fall as follows:

31st ~ 6th Week 1 Candlemas Week { Candlemas falls on Wednesday 2nd } #ENWCcandlemasweek

7th ~ 13th Week 2: Earth Worm Week  #ENWCearthwormweek

14th ~ 20th Week 3: Evergreen Week #ENWCevergreenweek

21st ~ 27th Week 4: Field Trip Week  #ENWCfieldtripweek

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:

February brings the rain,
Thaws the frozen lake again.

~ The Months by Sara Coleridge

Special days this January:

Happy exploring!

CANDLEMAS WEEK | EXPLORING NATURE WITH CHILDREN

It’s almost Candlemas Week in Exploring Nature With Children 

Candlemas falls on Wednesday February 2nd and takes its name from the blessing of candles for use in church throughout the coming year, marking the presentation of the Holy Child in the Temple, where Simeon held Jesus and called him a ‘Light to the World’. For many cultures, February 1st was an important festival to celebrate the returning light.

Here are some links to help with your nature study:

Happy exploring!

WINTER POND STUDY WEEK | EXPLORING NATURE WITH CHILDREN

It’s almost Winter Pond Study 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: #ENWCwinterpondweek

Happy exploring!