Category Archives: nature

Lentil Sprouts

As plants are beginning to sprout, there are some that are enjoyed in dishes, in sprout form. Let your children grow their own Lentil sprouts to try. For this project you will need: dried lentils Water cheese cloth quart jar … Continue reading

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Finding the Unusual!

I enjoy being in the yard when it is nice outside.  This morning, I was planning a fall lesson that uses fall leaves to make butterflies. I was picking some leaves and turned around just in time to keep from … Continue reading

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Science Lesson On Plants and Cooperation

Today, in our science class, we are talking about plant parts. The curriculum the school uses teaches Godly Character traits and the trait for today’s lesson is “being cooperative”.  I thought this would be the perfect time to talk about  … Continue reading

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A Creative Day of School!

Good Morning! It is a beautiful morning, here in West Tennessee! I pray you are having a Marvelous Monday Morning! I have plans to share a few activities with you today. For the first one, it is a Language Arts … Continue reading

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Update on the Straw Bale Garden

I can’t believe it has been so long since my last garden update.  After my last educational post on overly active children, I was prompted to offer workshops to Home Educating parents.  I am very grateful for this ministry opportunity. … Continue reading

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Continued Growth in the Garden

    I want to share my visit in the garden today.  Yesterday was full of rain and the temperature dropped to the high 30’s overnight.  That didn’t seem to deter the growth in the garden. Before I move on, … Continue reading

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Surprises in the Garden!

I am forty-three years old, and every year of my life I have watched seeds turn to plants.  I have a feeling that no matter how old I may live to be, I will experience the same things every year: … Continue reading

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