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nature school project: DIY sundials

In this week's new Martin and Sylvia's Nature School story, "Song of the Hermit Thrush: Part One," it is the last day of Goose-eye Wilderness school before Summer Vacation begins. Martin learns that he will be a part of a new group of children – one formed not by age, but by "who he is." He learns that there is a Mockingbird group, a Hermit thrush group, a Crow group and a Hummingbird group - and when he hears Chick describe them, he thinks that he belongs to them all! Which will be his...

nature school project: DIY hamsa scarecrow

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nature school project - take a night walk

In this week's Martin and Sylvia's Nature School story, "Trusting the Forest," when Martin’s friend Alexander tells him he doesn’t want his father to come to the Goose-eye Wilderness School evening program, Martin is curious: why not? But that evening, Martin can see that Alexander’s father is very protective and nervous. Luckily, Troy, one of the apprentices, has the perfect story to help....

nature school project - up-cycled seed sprouting

In this Martin and Sylvia's Nature School story, "Brave Salad," after having a recurring bad dream, Sylvia expresses her fear of going to bed at night. Momma has several ideas on how to soothe and prepare her for bed, but it is her friend Sofia who comes up with the most effective way to deal with any fear: making brave salad!...

nature school project - hidden earth art

In the Martin & Sylvia's Nature School story "Nature School Apprentice," Momma asks Martin if he might teach his sister Sylvia and her friend Sophia what he's been learning at Goose Eye Wilderness School. Inspired by last week's lesson on Mother Earth Art, he teaches her how to take nature's gifts to create something lovely....