Tag Archives: curiosity

Tracks in the Snow

A favorite children’s book in the after school program read, “Tracks in the snow, tracks in the snow.  Where did they come from, where did they go?”  Whenever I’m out on a walk in the forest and see tracks in … Continue reading

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Encouraging Curiosity and Problem Solving with Animal Tracking

In our last several After School trips into the forest, I have been struck by students’ reaction when animal tracks are found.  Conversations between students often go something like this: What walked here?  I think it was a coyote because … Continue reading

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Meet Your Farmer

How do you get eggs from a chicken if they don’t want to give them to you? Is it hot working on a farm? Are cucumbers fruits or vegetables? Do you have to catch the animals to get them on … Continue reading

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