Nature Books for Kids: Maple Trees

This featured nature book for kids Maple Trees is a non-fiction picture book written for the Rookie Read-About Science series by Allan Fowler. Maple Trees is an engaging book with real pictures for kiddos ages 6 and up. My Experience with Maple Trees I have used this featured nature book for kids for a story hour.…

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Sunday Snippet: Cutting the Conifer

In the recent crazy weather this country has been experiencing we had some excitement at our house in the form of a fallen tree. The 60 mph winds that Michigan experienced last Thursday landed us with a large pine down in the front yard but luckily no damage came to…

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Nature Books for Kids: Evergreens are Green

This featured nature book for kids Evergreens are Green is a science emergent reader photo book written by Susan Canizares. Evergreens are Green is a simple nonfiction comparison of evergreen trees and deciduous trees throughout the season for kiddos ages 4-8. My Experience with Evergreens are Green I have used this featured nature book…

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Nature Books for Kids: Leaf Jumpers

This featured nature book for kids Leaf Jumpers is a picture book written by Carole Gerber. Leaf Jumpers is a fun story for kiddos ages 3-7 about children’s connection with leaves in the fall. My Experience with Leaf Jumpers I have used this featured nature book for kids for a story hour. We…

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Sunday Snippet: Loading Logs

We recently spent time helping our little one’s great grandpa with chores around the house. For being in his late eighties he doesn’t ask for a lot of help, so, when he does, we hop right to it. This time he asked that we help stack the ash trees that…

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Birch Bark Observations

While at a family reunion recently our daughter came upon a birch tree. She had seen them before, but never truly investigated the unique bark. This time, the curly-cues caught her attention, and, as all toddlers do, she investigated with her hands. She began simply by running her hands along…

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