Monthly Archives: April 2013

Ring in Spring

From the Reading Library of the Explorers. Two books we read with the Explorers to ring in the spring were Possum and the Peeper, by Anne Hunter, and and then it’s spring, written by Julie Fogliano and illustrated by Erin … Continue reading

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Take it Outside: Greet the Sun

Turn off the screens—the phone, the television, the computer, the video games. Take time from work, from chores, from the day-to-day tasks that keep us busy. Adults and children, take it outside.  I challenge you to see and hear new … Continue reading

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Protect the Nest and All that Goes With It

 Easter Sunday, I arrived at my parents’ house and in front of the kitchen door was a handwritten sign. The sign read, “Please enter through garage or front door.” We used the garage door. After the standard greetings were finished, … Continue reading

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Birds All Year Round

“Ann, I saw a tufted titmouse at my feeder this morning.” “I saw a red-bellied woodpecker at my suet feeder.” “I saw a red-tailed hawk in a tree.” “Me too.” This is how I am greeted at school each morning. … Continue reading

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