Friday, October 07, 2011

Autumn Love!

Today is a perfect day to be backyard explorer!

I love Fridays, mainly because it's our more relaxed school day. Today just seemed liked a perfect day to study about fall & leaves. My girls love to rake leaves and jump in them and they love to do leaf rubbings. I wondered if they understood why leaves change colors in fall. Today was a  perfect opportunity to play with leaves and learn about them. 


Me: "Girls why do leaves change color in the fall?"


Oldest DD: "Because, all the good stuff in the leaves go to the branches and roots to get ready for winter."  


Well I'm sure by the good stuff, she must mean nutrients. :)


Middle DD: Because it is fall!


Youngest DD: Because they just do!


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I have found some great resources for learning about Fall & leaf identification. Hope you enjoy them.











The Girls working on their Fall words.


Fall Craft = A Leaf lantern!

Gather leaves, Paste on jar, insert tea light, & Enjoy!



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