Last week a friend who helps rehab injured or abandoned wildlife posted a beautiful story on her Facebook page about some small rabbits she found and how she helped them find a new mama when their mother was killed. It was a story filled with the kindness of humans, the magic of serendipity, and the […]
Extend Your Spring Celebrations!
Well, it is past the days of NoRuz in Persia (a celebration for the first ten days of spring) and spring is close to ending here in the midwest but we are extending our celebration! Here is a sample from our it Fifth Grade Ancient Cultures Block (we do this two week lesson, The Ten Days of […]
Natural Dyeing and Tea Party!
Here is a reprint of an article I wrote in 2009 for Easter (we are transferring all old BLOG posts to the new website 🙂 There are so many gems we don’t want to lose or for you to miss out on! This was originally posted as a newsletter article and was reprinted here: http://studiocam.wordpress.com/2007/04/07/spring-tea-party/ The […]
Easter Field Trip: Wildlife Education
One of the ways we are celebrating spring is by doing a unit study on birth and the animal kingdom in general. We visited a goat farm last weekend and learned a lot about caring for baby goats. This week we visited the Iowa Reptile Rescue and cuddled with snakes and other reptiles. It is […]
Spring “Egg” Hunt
As a healer I always try to find that “perfect herb” that fits the needs of my client’s emotions, my clients physical body and my client’s spirit. As a teacher I am always trying to find that “perfect task” or “perfect lesson” that fits the needs of the day, the needs of the family and […]
Before Sofi “decorated”….. Sofi at work…. After Sofi decorated the “eggs”… When the kids woke up Easter morning they found a picture of a spring chick with some plain eggs on the chalkboard. Their job was to decorate the eggs! Just a little “twist” on the tradition of decorating eggs for Easter. I already […]