Nature Study

First Grade Nature Stories | From Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

Science in Waldorf first and second grades consists primarily of nature study. Nature stories are a big component of Waldorf inspired nature study. Ideally the stories would be about animals in your area so that your child can connect the stories to what he sees on nature walks and in your yard or other surroundings. […]

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This was a project that I meant for us to do last month, when the branches were even more bare, but the birds still seemed to appreciate it this month. I thought it would nice to set out a treat for the birds as the winter days near their end and food supplies are dwindling. […]

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Being mid-winter, we’ve not been getting outside as much as we’re used to and we have yet to start this year’s gardening projects, so we’ve been doing a bit of gardening and nature study indoors. We set up a new terrarium. For this of you, who have been following this blog and my blog before […]

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It is the time of year when even the most stalwart of gardens have gone to sleep for the season. So, unless you live in a very mild climate, it’s unlikely that you are seeing any flowers in your garden right now. That doesn’t mean that you can’t bring some flowers inside to enjoy. A […]

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