Summer is a great time to get outdoors and learn about the world around you! Whether you’re heading out into the woods for a little camping, or staying close to home in the city, there are lots of ways to learn about forest science with the family. Today I’m sharing some ideas from the ground up, with and without books. I hope you find something that will work for you!
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Brain Power Boy is sharing their favourite books about forest food chains, and also includes a free printable and game.
Over the past couple of years my children have been learning about what tree rings mean…more than just the age of the trees.
Down’t forget to explore what’s under your feet in the forest! Preschool Powel Packets has the lowdown on earthworm anatomy in a child-friendly way.
And now look up, way up, and have a good look at the stars above you. Tinker In Me shares some fun experinces they’ve had with star gazing, and how you can do it, too.
Le Chaim on the Right shares 30+ ways to learn science without a textbook, and many of these are outdoors and hands-on.