Category Archives: Nature study

Our week 14 Jan – 1 Feb

Ahem, well the eagle-eyed will see that this post is about ‘our weeks’ but anyway…  As always, January flies by with Andrew’s and Edward’s birthdays.  We had a quiet day for Andrew’s birthday, although we did get a babysitter and … Continue reading

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Ant World

Edward and I have just spent an hour this evening gently coaxing tiny black ants into a plastic casing.  Following our under the ground project, I thought it would be interesting to see underground life in action, so we bought … Continue reading

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Forest School

We love forest school: it even comes up in Edward and Isaac’s pretend play (all sorts of things – trains, cars, lego people – go to forest school!) so we were really pleased to be able to sign up to … Continue reading

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Wonderful Wildflowers

With the glorious weather we’ve had recently, we’ve spent most of our time outside.  There are so many beautiful flowers around at the moment so we’ve been doing some activities from the NaturExplorers’ Wonderful Wildflowers unit.  We’ve been using the … Continue reading

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Ducklings

We were really disappointed last week to find that our duck’s eggs had hatched and the ducklings had already gone with their mother before we had chance to see them.  Then this afternoon, we came home to find another duck … Continue reading

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We’re expecting!

No, it’s not really us…it’s our family duck.  I call it ‘our duck’ because the same one nested in our garden last year (well, we think it’s her).  She obviously wasn’t put off by the noise of two little boys … Continue reading

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Spring book basket

The glorious weather we’ve been enjoying has reminded me that Summer is just around the corner and I’ve not yet written about our Spring book basket.  We’re reading: Tweedle Dee Dee by Charlotte Voake Spring: An Alphabet Acrostic by Steven … Continue reading

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