Bayfront Park, Petoskey Michigan

Recently our family went to Bayfront Park in Petoskey, Michigan for the first time. As is the Pure Michigan way, Bayfront Park is a wonderful example of nature in the Great Lakes state. We began by the man-made waterfall where our little squirts got the opportunity to enjoy touching the…

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What is Your Nature Habitat?

Ever wondered which natural habitat fits your personality best? Take our short quiz to find out if you are a forest dweller, a meadow frolicker, a river rambler or a pond observer. Use this information to inspire your nature planning and outings! [playbuzz-item url=”//www.playbuzz.com/naturallyteaching10/what-is-your-nature-habitat”]  

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Sunday Snippet: Backyard Berries

Summer yields black raspberries and to our great surprise our little squirt loves these tangy little fruits! Luckily for us we have brambles upon brambles of these native goodies in our yard so we often go out and snag a few for a healthy dessert 🙂 Our little squirt loves…

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Birding with a Baby

Working at a nature center has brought out the birdy, I mean nerdy, in me. I am not quite sure whether this was an influence from my colleagues or a genuine interest of mine; either way, I am a self admitted birder. One thing I do know, though, is that my…

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Sunday Snippet: Bubble Catching

I got the distinct pleasure of practicing hand-eye coordination with my little squirt tonight. Armed with nothing more than a net she took on the ferocious bubbles that I, “momma” (finally!), was blowing her way. With a little modeling she took to this impressive sport quicker than Spongebob after jellyfish!…

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Under the Oak

Under the Oak Follow this link to become inspired by a site all about creating an outdoor classroom. There are great descriptions, pictures and examples that are updated annually.

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