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Magic Forest Academy

Imaginative, Seasonal, Natural Learning




Nature
Journal
Prompts

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!One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.! -
William Shakespeare

MAGIC FOREST ACADEMY
Nature Journal Prompts
Keeping a Nature Journal can be a life long activity
that returns many benefits. Imagine in your later
years looking back on journals of natural history
documented from your perspective. Its likely you
would be able to show younger generations some of
natures finest that is then extinct or endangered, but
was once plentiful in your youth. The natural world
changes over time and its appreciated by all if there
is record to reflect back upon.

Instilling the love of keeping a Nature Journal at an
early age will also benefit children in many ways. It
encourages them to train their eyes for careful
observation and opens the doors to asking questions
in the spirit of investigation. Because nature can be
seen at many angles, a childs Nature Journal will be
individual to them and instill a sense of
independence. Keeping a Nature Journal also instills
a deeper appreciation of our beautiful Earth and
atmosphere. The benefits are endless.

!Teaching children about the
natural world should be seen
as one of the most important
events in their lives.! -
Thomas Berry, The
Dream of the Earth
!Children learn best through
their everyday experiences
with the people they love and
trust, and when the learning
is fun, and the best place for
these experiences is outdoors,
in the natural world! "
Center for Famil i es,
Communiti es, School s
and Chil dren# s Learning
!The richness I achieve comes
from Nature, the source of my
inspiration$- Cl aude Monet
We have created a listing of 13 different Nature
Journal prompts across all four seasons, giving
you 52 prompts in all. The prompts are designed
so that you may print them and use in various
ways; for example, you could tuck each of the
prompts in to a Journal Jar per season to pull one
per week to use as inspiration, or you could cut
and paste the prompts to individual pages in a
blank journal so its ready to fill with writing,
sketches, paintings, and more. Keep a journal by
season or by nature theme. There are many ways
you can use these prompts for inspiration, just use
your creativity and imagination!

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TREES



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a) Find a tree near your home with blossoms or buds. Update your journal
with sketches of what the blossoms or buds will grow in to next season.
Check your journal when they bloom for accuracy.
b) What types of insects do you see living on or around the tree?
c) Update your journal with instructions and diagrams on how to identify
various tree types, and then identify the various trees visible from your
home. If you have no trees at home, then flip through magazines and
identify at least 5 different trees in pictures.
Can you create a Family
Tree in your journal
showing as many
generations as you can.
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a) Go on a nature hike or public park and update your journal with a
drawing of one tree and explain why you picked this tree.
b) Make a list of all types of trees you see in the area.
c) Identify the various ways trees are useful and how they are used.
Update your journal with your findings.


Take a photo of your tree
for your journal.

a) Go on a nature hike or visit a nearby park and observe the trees.
Are there any berries or fruit on the trees? What kind?
b) Are leaves falling from the trees? What are the leaf colors, sizes
and shapes.
c) What types of animals do you see living on or around the tree?
What are they doing?
Make a bark rubbing of
your tree in your journal

a) Go on a nature hike or visit a nearby park and observe the trees.
Mark out a specific area and count how many trees are Deciduous
versus Evergreen. How did you tell? Make a drawing of at least one
of each type.
b) Are there cones or nuts on the ground? Describe how trees use
cones and nuts to continue their lifecycle and draw a diagram of a
tree lifecycle in your journal.
c) Select at least 3 trees and identify how old they are, and update your
journal with how you calculated the age.

Make a sketch of your tree
for your journal.
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a) Go on a nature hike and find a special rock. Update your journal with why
this rock is special to you and make a chart to describe its characteristics;
such as its color, size and texture.
b) Test your special rock to see if it is magnetic and update your chart.
c) Learn how to identify rock Luster, Hardness and Streak and update your
chart with these characteristics of your special rock. Once you have your
chart completed, update it with more rocks you find or have.

Gather, clean and dry some
smaller rocks and then paint
designs on them as decoration.
Take photos for your journal.
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ROCKS
a) Go outside and find the largest rock you can in the morning. Is it warm or
cool? Check the temperature again in the afternoon and document if it is
warm or cool. Why do you think the temperature changed?
b) Learn what types of minerals and gemstones are native to your area and
update your journal with the list and sketches or pictures, and information on
what the minerals are used for.
c) Head outdoors looking for fossils in rocks and update your journal with your
findings. If you find no fossils, try a fun craft making your own fossil
imprints. Try sketching images of fossils in your journal and labeling what
they are fossils of.

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See how many rocks you
can balance on top of each
other. Take a photo for
your journal



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Find rocks outside and
arrange them into artwork.
Take a photo for your
journal.


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Play a few games of
Rock, Paper, Scissor and
see wins the most.

a) Head outdoors and find a rock to safely turn over. What nature did you
find living beneath the rock?
b) Turn another nearby rock over and see if there are different types of
nature living beneath it. Update your journal with your findings and list
other creatures that may make their home beneath a rock.
c) Draw an imaginary circular area and count how many rocks you find in
the perimeter, including the smaller rocks. Update your journal with your
findings. Were you surprised to find so many rocks?
a) Update your journal with the difference between Igneous, Sedimentary and
Metamorphic rocks. Include a diagram showing the differences.
b) Head outdoors and try to identify at least 10 different rocks by their category.
c) If you were a rock what type would you like to be and why? What if you were
a crystal or mineral?
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a) Observe a nearby pond and its surroundings and sketch a diagram in your
nature journal. Include plants and trees surrounding the pond.
b) Sketch, or cut pictures out of magazines, of amphibians you spot at the pond,
or that you know are living there but may not have seen.
c) Learn the different between a toad and a frog and update your journal with
your findings. Include a sketch of their lifecycle.

Try learning how to identify
frog & toad species by their
unique voices.
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AMPHIBIAN/REPTILE
a) Learn about Sea Turtles and their life cycle. Update your journal with your
findings with sketches, collages, and/or narrative writing.
b) Learn the difference between Tortoises and Turtles and list them in your
journal
c) If you do not have turtles or tortoises readily available for viewing in your
backyard or nearby park, try visiting a Nature Center, Pet Store or other
organization that rehabilitate them. Update your journal with what you learn.
If you have no place to visit you can try viewing a documentary.

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Do your part to keep litter out
of oceans. Organize a Beach
Cleanup or even a Cleanup in
your community.



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Research how to make
Lizard Origami or Pony-
Bead Lizards and make
them for fun!


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Read fictional books about
snakes for inspiration; such
as, Verdi or Rikki Tikki
Tavi, or write your own!
a) Learn where lizards and salamanders live and then look for each on nature hikes
documenting your observations, including markings and color patterns on each.
b) Draw and list the differences between Salamanders and Lizards.
c) Research and document which species are protected by your local and national
government and why.
a) Learn about snakes native to your area and update your journal with
information and also sketch the snakes youve learned about including the
markings and color patterns on each.
b) Visit a local pet shop or facility that have snakes on display and ask the
snake caretaker questions about the snakes behaviors and diet. Update your
journal with what you learn.
c) Research or talk to local farmers to learn how snakes are beneficial and then
update your journal with lists or pictures. Write about your trip and explain
what your favorite part was.
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a) Go on a nature hike or visit your backyard and take photos or sketch
mushrooms you find. Research and label their species and characteristics.
Remember not to touch any mushrooms with bare hands since many can be
deadly.
b) Try to find at least one Bell shaped cap and one Honeycomb capped
mushroom and learn the species for your journal.
c) Document the air temperature and humidity level you found your specimens
in, and if you can, take a temperature reading of the ground. Update your
journal each season with these details.

Learn how to make Spore
Prints and include a print in
your journal.
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MUSHROOMS
a) Go outdoors and measure a large radius circular area and count how many
different types of mushrooms you find, documenting your results in your
journal. If you find none, find a new location.
b) Head back a few days later to the same area above where you found
mushrooms and perform a recount. Update your journal with your findings.
Repeat this step several times over the weeks to learn how diverse the
mushroom world is and how quickly new ones grow.
c) Try to find at least one Cone shaped cap and Rounded cap mushroom and
update your journal with the species of each.

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Mushrooms are a form of fungi.
Try growing a fungus specimen
safely at home that you can
observe beneath a microscope
for comparisons



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Flip through several classic
fairy tale books and see if
you can spot mushrooms in
the illustrations.


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Make a dye using
mushrooms from the
grocery store and tie-dye
an old shirt.
a) Learn how to safely collect mushroom specimens and how to dissect at
home. Update your journal with your findings, including what it was
growing on, if it was by itself or clustered, and if it has any specific smell.
b) Try to find at least one Convex and one Funnel shaped cap and update your
journal with details of each species.
c) Research the parts of a mushroom and sketch a diagram in your journal.
a) Name at least two reasons mushrooms are important to nature and document
in your journal.
b) Sketch a picture of a mushroom providing shelter to insects.
c) Research the mythologies and stories associated with the Fly Agaric red-
capped mushroom and document your findings.
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Set aside a certain time each week to observe birds either outdoors or from a window
indoors that you can open to hear the bird song, and update your nature journal:
a) Try to identify at least 5 different types of birds and sketch them in your
journal. Use a Bird Field Guide to assist in your sketching since it may be
difficult to sketch active birds flittering about.
b) Sketch pictures of bird nests, bird eggs and bird feathers in your journal;
either ones you find outdoors or in books and magazines.
c) Research rare birds in your area that you may not see, but that could be living
nearby. Sketch their picture and look up what birdcalls they use on the
Internet or an App so you can learn to identify them by sound.

Put a Bird Feeder in the area
you observe your birds and
place various types of food to
attract different species.
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BIRD
Set aside a certain time each week to observe birds either outdoors or indoors at a
designated spot and update your nature journal:
a) Keep a tally of how many of each type of bird you spot and update your
findings in your journal.
b) Observe a perched bird and sketch it in your journal. Label all the parts of the
bird and list the types of food it likes to eat.
c) Observe birds after a good rain and update your journal with any new
behaviors you noticed.
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Put a Bird Bath near the
feeding area and keep it
filled. Birds will appreciate
a place to cool off.



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Learn how to make a Bird
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Make edible ornaments
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Set aside a certain time each week to observe birds either outdoors or indoors at a
designated spot and update your nature journal:
a) Research Birds of Prey in your area and see how many you can spot during
the season. Update your journal with sketches and information about these
Birds of Prey including information of the sleep patterns, homes, food, etc.
b) Observe or research migratory birds and update your journal with
information you learn. Document each time you witness birds migrating with
the date and details you observe.
c) Update your journal with any new types of birds you notice this time of year
and any types of behaviors different than Spring or Summer.
Set aside a certain time each week to observe birds either outdoors or indoors at a
designated spot and update your nature journal:
a) Write a poem about birds, preferably your own, in your journal. If you copy
another persons poem, be sure to write the authors name as well.
b) Look up various types of footprints different birds make and update your
journal with pictures or drawings. If it snows, try to observe bird footprints
and take photographs for your journal.
c) Participate in the Great Backyard Bird Watch (GBBW) in late winter and
update your journal with the results you submitted.
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a) Visit or grow a meadow and observe the type of insects you find. Update your
journal with sketches or magazine cutouts of your findings.
b) Quietly observe bees in an outdoor garden or meadow. Update your journal
with the various types of bees you can identify, and draw pictures of their
favorite types of flowers.
c) Draw an imaginary circle in the ground of a garden or meadow and count how
many types of insects hop versus fly versus crawl and update your journal.


Build a Bug Hotel as a great
insect observation spot.
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INSECT
a) Count the various types of moths and butterflies you observe over a week or
month and draw pictures of your favorites in your journal. Label the parts.
b) Place a plate of rotten fruit outdoors and observe it periodically to observe the
types of insects that frequent the plate. Update your journal with your findings.
c) Sit quietly and listen to the types of sounds the insects make and then make up
a poem or song to write in your journal.
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Set up a nighttime Moth
Viewing area by hanging a
white sheet and shining a
flashlight behind it.



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Make your own Bug
Viewer with an empty glass
jar to help you view insects
up close.

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Keep a houseplant
indoors that you can
observe in late winter for
emerging insects.
a) Find a nearby tree and study all around the trunk, updating your journal with
the types of insects you find. Do a comparison study of the types of insects
you find crawling around the root area. Update your journal if you notice any
differences.
b) Find an interesting spider web with an active spider in it that you can safely
observe and update your journal with your findings. Draw the spider and label
its parts. Draw a Sheet Web, Orb Web, Funnel Web and Cob Web and circle
the one your spider was on.
c) Safely turn over a dead log or dead leaves. Update your journal with the
insects you observe and list the types of foods they eat.
a) Research at least 10 types of insects that survive in the winter and update your
journal with lists or drawings.
b) Write the definition of Invertebrate in your journal and draw a diagram of
one, listing all the parts.
c) Draw a picture of ants nesting underground during the winter and imagine
what they might be dreaming about. Draw a dream bubble over the sleeping
ants and sketch what you imagined.
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a) Research at least 3 types each of a small, medium and large animal that live in
your surrounding area and what their homes might look like. Update your
journal with your findings.
b) Go on a nature hike and observe the various animal homes you find. Take
photos for your nature journal.
c) Visit a local farm and update your journal with this experience. Document the
animals who had babies and write down the proper name that the adults and
babies, by gender, are known as.

Create an outdoor Scavenger
Hunt to enjoy when youre out
looking for animal tracks.
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ANIMAL

a) Visit a local pond or lake and update your journal with drawings or
photographs of the animals you spotted. Look up their scientific name and
write both their scientific and common names next to their picture.
b) Research the difference between Domestic versus Wild animals and
update your journal with a list or pictures of each type you spot over the
course of a week.
c) Research the types of animals that live in the ocean versus rivers versus
mountains and update your journal with their pictures, habits and diet.
Visit a beach, river or mountain to learn more and observe the animals if
you can.

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Visit an animal sanctuary or
wildlife center near you to
learn more about local animals
and how they are rehabilitated.



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Put out a squirrel feeder in
your garden to create a
great observation space for
squirrels.


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Build an indoor den to
hibernate in for fun.

a) Go on a nature hike and closely look for signs of animal life; such as, claw
marks on branches, animal tracks in the mud, broken twigs, emptied
nutshells, droppings, and skulls. Update your nature journal with any
amazing finds with sketches or photos.
b) Find a natural outdoor area with many trees and observe what the squirrels
are doing. Update your journal with what you think their behavior means.
c) Research what bats lives in your area and learn what they eat and how they
hibernate. Visit a bat center if you can or read books about bats to learn
more. Update your nature journal with your bat knowledge.

a) Draw a picture of your favorite animal in your journal and label the parts.
Write a short story about your animal to include in your journal.
b) Create a journal page showing the difference between predators and prey
and document some of the ways prey will protect themselves. Identify if
any of these animals are endangered and what that means.
c) Learn more about Hibernation and update your journal with your findings
on what animals hibernate, how they hibernate, and why they hibernate.
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a) Learn what the various Cloud Formations are properly called and document
them in your journal with drawings and labels.
b) Measure the rainfall over the course of a week and document your results. If
you received no rainfall in a week then expand your test to a months
timeframe.
c) Learn how rainbows are formed and update your journal.
Repurpose an empty
plastic bottle into a Rain
Gage for measuring
rainfall.

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WEATHER
a) Learn how lightning is formed and update your journal, including diagrams
and instructions for Lightning safety.
b) Visit a local farm and learn how predicting the weather is important and
methods they use and then update your journal.
c) Learn about the benefits of sunshine to humans and update your journal,
including a list of guidelines for sun safety.
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Make paper Pinwheels out of
card paper and attach them to
twigs. Place them in your
garden for a wind show.



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Fly a kite in an open field or
beach on a clear windy day.


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Cut out paper snowflakes
you can use in your
journal.
a) Learn at least 5 different weather terms and update your journal with
definitions and sketches.
b) Compare the climate where you live with another city at least 2000 miles
away and record the differences.
c) Draw a diagram of the Water Cycle labeling the main processes.

a) Learn the difference between freezing and boiling point and update your
journal.
b) Practice making Snowflake Symmetry and update your journal with your best
designs.
c) Learn at least 6 different Winter Weather terms and then document how many
of these you can spot during the last winter month. Update your journal with
your findings using words and pictures.
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a) Find at least 3 different weeds that are also flowers and document if they
are edible or not next to drawings of each.
b) Create a small painting of flowers you spot in your garden or a local
meadow. Use a Q-Tip or you fingerprint to create the flowers.
c) Glue pressed flowers in your journal and label what each is.
Create your own Flower Press
from recycled cardboard and
construction paper.
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FLOWER
a) Learn the difference between Spring and Summer flowers and update your
journal with your findings using words and pictures.
b) Learn how flowers are pollinated and update your journal.
c) Create a picture of your favorite flower and label all of the parts.

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Have a Sunflower Contest
by growing several next to
each other to see which one
grows the tallest.



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Grow or buy a variety of
Fall Flowers and practice
your flower arranging skills.
Display them in your home!


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Repurpose old jars or tubes
in to pretty vases to display
winter flowers. Make the
flowers for paper or tissue!
a) Identify 5-10 flowers that bloom in the Fall and create a drawing or
collage of a bouquet that has at least one of each of these flowers.
b) Learn how to say and spell Flower in 6 other languages and update your
journal with these new words.
c) Visit a local Florist who is willing to teach you more about flowers and
arrangements. Update your journal with your experience.

a) Identify 5 flowers that bloom in the Winter and update your journal with
pictures or drawings of each.
b) Learn at least one Flower mythology and update your journal, including which
culture the mythology comes from.
c) Update your journal with a listing of the many ways flowers are used in
society today. Use illustrations that can help demonstrate.
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a) Go outdoors and safely look at the underside of leaves. Update your
journal with anything you find interesting attached or living beneath the
leaves.
b) Learn how leaves get their green color and update your journal. Draw
several pictures of leaf types and predict what color their type turns in the
Fall.
c) Update your journal with information and drawings about Leaf Margins.
Learn how to make Leaf
Skeletons and place some in
your journal.
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LEAF
a) Collect at least 5 different types of leaves and cut them in half lengthwise.
Glue one half of each to your journal, and then complete each leaf by drawing
the other half. Update your journal with what each type of leaf is.
b) Learn what Poison Ivy, Poison Oak and Poison Sumac are and update your
journal with pictures and information.
c) Update your journal with drawings or pictures of 6 different edible or
medicinal leaves, and how they are used.

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Make some Leaf Rubbings
to include in your journal.



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Preserve your leaf
collection by coating them
with paraffin wax.


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Make a wreath of
evergreen leaves to hang
indoors.
a) Update your journal with the date that the leaves start changing color, and
document any weather patterns you notice.
b) Once the leaves are in their color-changing peak, draw an imaginary circle
somewhere outdoors and count how many of each color you find.
c) Learn about the many ways fallen leaves can be beneficial and update your
journal with your findings.

a) Collect and dry a variety of leaves remaining in early winter and then paint
decorations on them. Hang them up as bunting, and also put a few in your
journal.
b) Once all the trees seem barren, head outdoors to identify the few remaining
evergreens and update your journal with sketches, as well as what animals
may use the leaves for food.
c) Learn how to identify a tree based on characteristics of Leaf Scars on Twigs.
Collect several twig samples and try identifying the tree. Update your journal
with at least one of your findings, highlighting the Leaf Scars
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a) Learn which planets are visible in the Spring night sky and update your
journal with information you learn.
b) List important Celestial Events for the Spring in your journal, decorating
your list with doodles related to the events.
c) Observe the evening sky for any birds returning from migration and
update your journal with your observations.


Have a slumber party with
friends playing traditional
nighttime slumber themed
games.
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NIGHT
a) Learn what a Meteor Shower is and update your journal on any such showers
to witness in the summer. List dates, times and draw a sketch.
b) Update your journal about the Summer Solstice and what it means in regards
to the amount of daylight on this day. Learn about ancient landmarks built
around this celestial event.
c) Learn more about Sunrise and Sunset and update a journal page with both
events showing how they may appear.
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Go camping and enjoy the
experience of nature sounds
at nighttime.



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Create lanterns out of empty
tin cans or glass jars and go
on a Lantern Walk with
your friends.


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Create a Dream Journal
and update it with your
dreams that you
remember.
a) Learn about the Plough, Cassiopeia and Perseus and Pegasus
constellations and update your journal. Include any experiences you
have finding these constellations in the night sky.
b) After the sun goes down, use a flashlight or lantern to create
shadows on the wall. Update your journal with the concept of
shadowing and any shadows you created.
c) Learn about nocturnal animals and update your journal with
sketches of each animal, labeling each one and highlighting some
of their behaviors.
a) Learn about the Moon Phases and update your journal showing each
phase pictorially.
b) Learn what ancient peoples named each months moon and update your
journal with the moon names.
c) Learn about all of the planets in our Solar System and update your
journal with pictures and information.

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a) Collect dried seeds in early spring from flowers to grow again later.
Place a collection of one of each seed in your journal and sketch the
flower or plant it would grow in to.
b) Grow a seed in an observation container and document the phases of
growth using sketches and labels until it is fully grown.
c) Tape or glue the back of one seed packet in your journal. Label and
describe what each section of the packet means.

Create empty seed packets to
take with you so you can
safely store any seeds you
find.

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SEED
a) Grow a Sunflower and harvest the seeds when its ready to harvest.
Update your journal weekly showing the flowers growing progress and
with how many seeds you harvest from it.
b) Identify at least 10 edible seeds with their name and a photo. Highlight
the nutritional value of the seeds and where they are commonly grown.
c) Put a variety of seeds out on a plate for birds and record each day which
seeds were mostly eaten. Try to determine which types of birds are eating
the particular seeds. Add a new variety of seed to the mix to see if its
more popular than the others. Update your journal with your experiment
results.

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Place a handful of Bird
Seed in a growing container
and water it to see what
grows.



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Look for Helicopter Seeds
when youre outdoors and play
racing games with pairs to see
which lands on the ground first.


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Create ornaments using
cones and acorns to hang
indoors.
a) Learn the various methods of Seed Dispersal and update our journal
with pictures and explanations of each method.
b) Create a pictorial Seed Type chart showing pod, bur, nut, acorn, and
hairy, and then add 4 more types.
c) Learn how to roast Pumpkin Seeds and update your journal with a
recipe. Include the nutritional value.

a) Go on a nature hike observing the various cones in trees and on the
ground. Update your journal with sketches and how cones produce seeds.
b) Learn about how the Kokopelli myth is related to Heirloom Seeds, Spring
and Winter and update your journal with your discovery, including a
drawing of Kokopelli and his seed sack.
c) Make a Winter Squash Stew and save the seeds from each type of squash
you use. Dry the seeds and dye them using food coloring. Create a
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a) Find out what fruits and vegetables are local and seasonal to you and
update your journal with your list, showing which months they grow.
b) Learn how plants absorb water using cabbage leaves soaked in
colored water. Update your journal with your experiment results.
c) Regrow lettuce by placing the stump in a bowl of shallow water
placed in sunlight.

Make Garden Markers by
painting small stones with
acrylic paint.
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a) In early summer begin growing a Bean Teepee in your garden and
update your journal with the architectural design and growing process.
Take photos to show your progress in your journal.
b) Learn about Companion Planting and update your journal with a
sketch of a vegetable garden you can grow using companion planting.
c) Learn more about herbs and which ones are best to pair up with certain
vegetables. Update your journal with this information and add a recipe
of a vegetable/herb pairing you have tried and liked.
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Grow a small windowsill
Herb garden



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Slice an apple in half and
study the stars inside. Make
apple prints on fabric or
paper.


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Practice your cooking
skills by making a winter
vegetable stew.
a) Research vegetables that are really Fruits and update your
journal.
b) Find a Pick Your Own farm and pick the fruits in season.
Update your journal with your experience.
c) Pick or buy blue and red berries and natural dye a piece of light
clothing using berry dye. Look up recipes for natural dyes from
berries. Update your journal with photos of your creation and
with the dye recipe.
a) Learn which fruits are best to eat all winter and why its important to
your health. Update your journal with your findings, and sketch a
picture of your favorite fruits.
b) Take a nature hike and identify berry fruits blooming in winter that
wildlife depend on.
c) Make a Winter Vegetable Stew using winter root vegetables and
update your journal with the recipe and also the difference between
root vegetables and tubers.
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