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November Nature Study {with book recommendations and free printables}

  It's here!  The Handbook of Nature Study Newsletter for November came out today!  It's packed...
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Running Behind: Happy {Belated} Fall!

Find out how I created the "HOME" sign in the background:...
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Tips for A Real Food Halloween

As I've pondered how to address today's Big Candy Fest, I've come across a few...
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Why I’m Sort of Excited {and a fantastic nature study resource}

I'm sort of excited, because one of my very favorite nature bloggers has invited me...
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The Long Way Home: God’s Provisions in the Midst of Disaster

This is the story of how a major mistake (mine) led to an opportunity for...
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Why She Gave Up on Being the Perfect Mom

I love this recent post from Crystal (aka Money Saving Mom).  She's kind of one...
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Exploring Nature with Kids: Take-Along Guides

Have you seen this series of nature guides for kids?  We absolutely love them at...
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5 Best Things About Used Books

  Old, used books are one of my very favorite things in life.  Seriously.  I...
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8 Great Ideas for Fall Nature Walks

Fall is the absolute best time for nature walks, in my humble opinion.  Here are...
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Exploring Nature with Kids: Fall Wildflowers

  We love to study wildflowers, especially local varieties.  Over the past few years, we've...
Exploring Nature with Kids: Fall Leaves

Exploring Nature with Kids: Fall Leaves

Today I'm sharing three simple ways to get outside and enjoy the fall leaves...with kids. Fall is...
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Changing of the Guards: Our Rotating Book Display

Reading Leaf Man by Lois Ehlert--one of our fall favorites. Well, it's...
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Year Round Nature Activity for Kids: Raising Butterflies

  Raising butterflies is a perfect nature activity for young children--it's fairly easy to do,...
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Free Printable Activity: Last Days of Summer

Last Days of Summer It's hard to believe that fall is just around the corner....
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Nature Activity for Kids: Butterfly Identification

As you may know by now, we're crazy about nature here at the Yankee Homestead....