My kids wanted to collect snails this week to observe in our terrarium. The stick they chose to put in for leaves just so happened to have a mantis egg sac attached! It took less than a week for the babies to make their appearance, and we happened to be checking on the snails when … Continue reading Spring Terrarium – Praying Mantises
In my previous posts, I have mentioned using Building Foundations of Scientific Understanding for our elementary Science. We have been working through A thread (Nature of Matter) of BFSU Volume 1 all year. I had originally planned for us to start in Volume 2 and continue A thread (this is the Classical schedule coming through...), … Continue reading Spring is for Plants!
This Fall Kyri learned about wasp galls in one of her Nature books. Ever since then, she has been fascinated with them! When we are exploring outside, she makes it a point to look for them. We spent a fair amount of time this weekend collecting wasp galls and cracking them open. It was so … Continue reading Wasp Galls