‘Hey – it’s Friday!!!! – that means its nature study day!!!! – Whoooohoooo’.
These were the first words I heard coming from the girls bedroom this morning – ahhh, music to a mama’s ears ;o)
We are loving our OHC weekly challenges! I’m sure I say the same thing every week, but to follow along really ensures that we actually DO our nature study.
Our lesson started off with watching the recommended YouTube video in this weeks challenge. I had placed a couple of new Autumn themed books on the school/dining table which I was pleased to see the girls reading when I walked in.
Once we had had a little chat about what we had learned from the video and what we were looking for on our walk, we headed out. We paid special attention to the color’s of the changing leaves, but we also noticed other autumnal colors in the fruits and berries along the way.
We were also delighted by a flock of tiny little Chaffinches feeding on some blueberries in a nearby hedgerow. As usual, they were too quick for my camera!
Once home, we all spent some time working on our journals together. Each of us recorded the autumnal colors in a different way. Here are are pages…
|Miss J’s Page|
|Missy V’s page|
|Mama birds page|
Creating an autumn colour page in your nature journal is a great way to play with colour and to allow each child to choose something from your nature walk that caught their eye. As you can see we all chose something different for our nature journals. This was such a lovely, gentle homeschool nature study this week!
Have a fantastic weekend enjoying the autumnal outdoors and I shall see you back here very soon.